Media Coverage

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Black News: IFEL Pushes Small Businesses Initiative 

Gibbons Joins New Pro Bono Initiative to Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Diversity Journal on Gibbons P.C. Helping Small Businesses in Need During Covid-19

Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University "Marketing Hackathon"



Press Releases 


March 23, 2021 — Institute For Entrepreneurial Leadership & Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation Create Small Business Initiative To Help Area Businesses Impacted By Covid-19

February 15, 2021 — The Bronx Community Foundation and The Institute For Entrepreneurial Leadership Create Bronx Small Business Initiative To Help Bronx-Bases Businesses Impacted by Covid-19


October 27, 2020 —  The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Davis Wright Tremaine Partner to Support COVID-19 Impacted Small Businesses

October 19, 2020 — The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership Brings Corporate Expertise to Main Street to Help COVID-19 Impacted Small Businesses


The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL), founded in 2002, is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports economic development through entrepreneurship. We are experts in creating and implementing small business programming in support of larger economic development objectives. Our services and programs help ambitious “every day” entrepreneurs gain access to the knowledge, networks, and capital necessary to succeed in business.


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