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The Profeta Urban Investment Foundation

is a 501(c)3 organization created to help launch or expand minority businesses in Newark by providing encouragement, expertise and interest-free funds to entrepreneurial minority-owned business desiring to start or expand in Newark.

Since our inception in 2007, we have proudly helped launch six minority-owned businesses in Newark. You can see who we have been helping by visiting our BUSINESSES WE SUPPORT page. If you have an idea for a new business that fits in our MISSION STATEMENT, you can apply by visiting our HOW TO APPLY page.

Mayor Cory Booker, Marisa Blackwell of Cravings and Paul Profeta at the gala opening of Cravings in Newark. Friday November 12, 2010.
Paul Profeta and unnamed Rutgers EMBA Students at Dolce after his speech.
Mayor Booker, John Murray (Owner of the Coffee Cave), former Rutgers Business School Dean Michael Cooper, former Chancellor Steve Diner, former Rutgers teacher dt Ogilvie, Profeta at the gala opening of Coffee Cave.
Marisa Blackwell and Paul Profeta outside the Cravings Restaurant.