Hudson EDC Partnerships

Hudson County Consortium for Business Growth & Development

The HCEDC is proud to be a part of the Hudson County Consortium for Business Growth and Development, which will support the business success of entrepreneurs, start-ups, early stage and mature businesses by providing access to educational programs throughout Hudson County.

The Hudson County Consortium is comprised of the following founding organizations, dedicated to promoting business success through education:

  • Hudson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Hudson County Community College, Center for Business & Industry
  • Hudson County Office of Business Opportunity
  • NJ Small Business Development Center at New Jersey City University

Learn More About the Hudson County Consortium Course Offerings Spring 2019 

The Urban Retail Acceleration Program (URAP) at Rutgers Business School-Newark, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED)

The HCEDC is proud to partner with the Urban Retail Acceleration Program (URAP) at Rutgers Business School-Newark, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED). The Urban Retail Acceleration Program (formerly known as The Black and Latino Urban Entrepreneurship – Retail Acceleration Program BLUE-RAP) is an exclusive program designed specifically for Black and Latino entrepreneurs who:

  1. currently operate a retail or restaurant business in New Jersey and
  2. are interested in opening a new retail store or restaurant

Learn more about The Urban Retail Acceleration Program (URAP)

Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey

The HCEDC works closely with the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and supports the Hispanic Entrepreneurship Program (HETP) to assist businesses in Hudson County.  The mission of the SHCCNJ is to promote the continued growth and development of New Jersey business while upholding the highest standards of conduct and excellence.

Learn more about the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey