Business Development Services


City of Newark

From registering your business in the city to obtaining and renewing your appropriate licenses and permits, Invest Newark team members can provide guidance every step of the way – so you can focus on growing your business. 

Statewide Resources

New Jersey is a great place to do business. Invest Newark can connect you to financial incentives, networking opportunities, and higher-ed and industry experts across the state. 

Education and Training

Whether you’re a start-up or a large firm, investing in talent is essential to a successful business. Invest Newark can connect you with standard and customized trainings for you, your leadership and staff on accounting, sales and marketing, procurement, and more.


From low-interest loans to microfinance, grants, incentives, tax credit programs, and traditional bank products, there are a lot of options out there. Invest Newark has its own products and can also help you find the right financial product to access the capital you need to grow your business. 


Newark is the biggest city in New Jersey, which means there’s a large market to sell and purchase goods and services and create valuable business partnerships. Invest Newark team members are deeply embedded in Newark’s vibrant business community, non-profit sector, and K-12 and higher ed systems and able to make introductions as appropriate and relevant for your business needs. 

Workforce Partners

Invest Newark can connect you to top local talent for roles across your organization, from entry-level to C-suite. With more college students than any other city in New Jersey and a competitive and engaged resident workforce, you will no doubt be able to build the team of your dreams right here. 

Initial Property Search

The Invest Newark team can support you in finding the right place in Newark for you to locate or expand to, whether storefront, office, light industrial, or warehouse space. We activate our connections with brokers and landlords to help you find your perfect location.