The Companies that Received Millions through the New Jersey EDA’s NOL Program This Year

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) announced that 39 com­pan­ies were ap­proved to share over $46 mil­lion through the state’s Tech­no­logy Busi­ness Tax Cer­ti­fic­ate Trans­fer Pro­gram, also known as the Net Op­er­at­ing Loss (NOL) pro­gram.  The amount was up from $35 mil­lion last year.

Einstein’s Alley Sign Unveiling Signals Economic Development along Central NJ’s Rt. 1 Corridor

On Oc­to­ber 19, Ein­stein’s Al­ley, a private non­profit re­gion­al de­vel­op­ment or­gan­iz­a­tion, un­veiled a sign at the Prin­ceton Cor­por­ate Plaza, on Route 1 in Mon­mouth Junc­tion. This ce­re­mony, at­ten­ded by re­gion­al dig­nit­ar­ies, marked the first time the or­gan­iz­a­tion has des­ig­nated a private of­fice de­vel­op­ment as a part of Ein­stein’s Al­ley.

All Eyes on Camden’s Startup Community at Camden Catalyst Gala

On Oct. 20, hun­dreds of Cam­den tech and en­tre­pren­eur­i­al com­munity sup­port­ers came to the New Jer­sey Ad­ven­ture Aquar­i­um to cel­eb­rate the star­tups that had made it to the fi­nal round of the Cam­den Cata­lyst star­tup com­pet­i­tion. The star­tup founders, who were com­pet­ing for $25,000, were lit­er­ally and fig­ur­at­ively sur­roun­ded by “sharks.” The win­ner was Fre­dric A. Byarm, for his star­tup In­vin­cible City Farms (Cam­den), which aims to elim­in­ate food deserts in Cam­den and else­where.
Photo: Team Ethyl was awarded $5,000 for an idea for a wrist device that could help former substance abusers. Photo Credit: Courtesy Stevens SVC
Team Ethyl was awarded $5,000 for an idea for a wrist device that could help former substance abusers. | Courtesy Stevens SVC

At Stevens Hackathon, Students and Community Come Together to Solve Digital Healthcare Challenges

The Stevens Ven­ture Cen­ter (SVC) held its first hack­a­thon on Oc­to­ber 6-8, and it was a hack­a­thon with a pur­pose. The Di­git­al Health­care Hack­a­thon was de­signed to bring to­geth­er the com­munity, tech stu­dents and bud­ding en­tre­pren­eurs to solve crit­ic­al chal­lenges in medi­cine.

E-Commerce, Digital Marketing Big Factors in “Watch Yo Mouth” Success, Caiola Says at Scarlet Startups

More than fifty people attended a Scarlet Startups meetup to listen to 2013 Rutgers graduate Joe Caiola speak at the Rutgers Business School, on the Livingston Campus, on October 25.

Sponsored Post: Issuer, Beware! The SEC (and Others) Are Carefully Watching ICOs

With the ad­vent of block­chain tech­no­lo­gies and re­lated ser­vice com­pan­ies, many star­tups are em­ploy­ing or ex­amin­ing a new way to raise cap­it­al: ini­tial coin of­fer­ings (ICOs). Many of these ICOs are be­ing con­duc­ted out­side the scope of se­cur­it­ies laws and reg­u­la­tions, re­ly­ing on the pre­sump­tion that the in­stru­ments be­ing offered (re­ferred to al­tern­at­ively as coins or tokens) are not se­cur­it­ies and, there­fore, are not sub­ject to the reg­u­lat­ory re­quire­ments ap­plic­able to se­cur­it­ies of­fer­ings.

Technology Marketing in the Digital Age: How (and Why) to Begin a Social Advertising Campaign

You’ve spent time and resources creating newsletters, case studies, videos, etc. but how can you spread these to more people in order to get yourself more exposure? Social media is a great tool for doing this.
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New Bond Issue Edges Closer as Vo-Techs Make Case for Urgent State Funding

New Jersey voters will decide in a few weeks whether the state should take on more than $100 million in new debt to pay for library capital projects. But even as the fate of that proposed borrowing has yet to be determined, lawmakers are already starting to explore the next big bond issue that could go before voters.

N.J. continues to use easily hacked voting machines

When New Jersey voters go to the polls this November to choose a replacement for Gov. Chris Christie, the technology they use will be woefully outdated and vulnerable to cyberattack.

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