Nominations Sought for Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Einstein’s Alley is soliciting nominations for its 2020 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year. Awards are given for achievements in growth, advocacy, and innovation. New this year is a category for non-profit leaders.

Nominations will be accepted through Saturday, September 12. Awards will be presented at a virtual ceremony in October.

New Jersey ranks fourth in the nation in terms of proportion of new businesses founded by immigrants. With more than one in three new companies launched by immigrants, they account annually for $6.2 billion of income in New Jersey.

For more information or to make a nomination visit https://njbusinessimmigration.org/nominations.

Virtual Business Meetings

Wednesday, August 5

Business Survival Series, Mercer County Office of Economic Development. www.ucedc.com. Free webinar on Business Reassessment. Q&A session follows. Register. 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, August 6

Virtual Monthly Membership Luncheon, Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce. www.princetonmercerchamber.org. Featured speaker is Joe Benincasa, president and CEO of the Actors’ Fund, on the future of theater and Broadway. Register. $25; $15 members. Noon to 1 p.m.

Friday, August 7

JobSeekers, Professional Service Group of Mercer County. www.psgofmercercounty.org. Virtual presentation by career coach Tony Calabrese. 9:45 a.m. to noon.

Monday, August 10
The Princeton Chamber’s annual Albert Einstein Lecture, postponed from March, takes place virtually on Monday, August 10, featuring James Peebles, the 2019 Nobel laureate in physics.

Virtual Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture, Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce. www.princetonmercerchamber.org. Lecture by James Peebles, 2019 Nobel laureate in physics. Q&A follows. Free. Register. 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 11

Women, Money, Power, Princeton SCORE. princeton.score.org. A virtual conversation on advancing financial inclusion, the wealth disparities that exist between women and women, and the ways in which we can create a path to a healthier, more inclusive economy featuring Emily Green of Ellevest. Register. Free. 6:30 p.m.

JobSeekers. sites.google.com/site/njjobseekers. Virtual meeting for those seeking employment. Visit website for GoTo Meeting link. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 12

Business Before Business Virtual Networking, Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce. www.princetonmercerchamber.org. Networking over coffee plus talk by Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker on the role of innovation in a pandemic economy. Register. $25; $15 members. 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Business Survival Series, Mercer County Office of Economic Development. www.ucedc.com. Free webinar on Marketing Strategy. Q&A session follows. Register. 10 to 11:30 a.m.

eLab Accelerator Demo Day, Keller Center, Princeton University. kellercenter.prince­ton.edu. Showcase by six teams of undergraduate and graduate students working on startup ventures. Register for Zoom login information. Free. 11:30 a.m.

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