Operates full-service commercial bank branches throughout New Jersey.
In 2005, Frank Sorrentino III founded North Jersey Community Bank (now known as ConnectOne Bank), which provides a variety of commericial and consumer banking services. The company emphasizes its community roots, billing itself as "a better place to be" for its local customers, who are predominantly in New Jersey. However, doing business primarily in one state has its drawbacks--especially when the state is hit hard. For example, after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the company saw an increase in loan delinquencies. But the company believes that by continuing to emphasize high-quality service, it will maintain a strong and loyal relationship with its customers.
The New Home Company
Develops residential real estate in California.
Larry Webb, Wayne Stelmar, Joseph Davis, and Tom Redwitz founded their real estate development business, the New Home Company, in August 2009, just as the U.S. housing market was beginning on the long road to recovery from the recession of the previous two years. New Home Company designs and builds homes across California and Arizona, and says the key to its success has been its knowledgeable management team (each of the co-founders has at least 20 years experience in the real estate business). But operating mostly in California has its risks--should the local economy take a hit, New Home Company could find itself in a crisis of its own. To protect itself against a downturn, the company says that it is taking a "disciplined" approach to acquiring land for new developments. Note: employee count as of Dec. 31, 2015
Provides digital advertising software for companies and ad agencies.
Ad tech firm TubeMogul, co-founded by Brett Wilson and John Hughes, provides an all-in-one platform for clients who wish to create video ads and then track the success of those advertising campaigns across desktop and mobile devices. As more consumers watch videos on devices other than televisions, TubeMogul believes that its ability to provide real-time analytics will set it apart from other video ad tech competitors. However, for most of the company's history, the majority of TubeMogul's revenue has come from advertisers who are creating ads for desktops; the company could soon find itself needing to catch up with competitors who already focus on mobile. TubeMogul hopes to increase its revenue over the next few years by adding digital advertising capabilities for other formats, such as social media. Note: employee count as of Dec. 31, 2015
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Distributes online coupons and discounts for a variety of retailers.
Founded by G. Cotter Cunningham, RetailMeNot bills itself as a "digital offer marketplace." On RetailMeNot's national and international websites, consumers can find coupons and savings deals that are redeemable at a variety of restaurants and retail stores. The company says that by building partnerships with more than 12,000 retailers and working with them to create offers that are exclusive to RetailMeNot's site, it's been able to set itself apart from other digital coupon sites. But in 2015, traffic to RetailMeNot's desktop site began to fall from the previous year, which could indicate trouble ahead. RetailMeNot says it plans to invest more money into developing personalization tools and other features to drive more customers to its website. Note: employee count as of Dec. 31, 2015