New Jersey Corporate Innovation Centers Want to Connect with Startups, Panelists at ACG New Jersey Say, Part One.

In April, the As­so­ci­ation for Cor­por­ate Growth (ACG) New Jer­sey held an event that fea­tured a pan­el of cor­por­ate in­cub­at­or ex­ecs who dis­cussed their pro­grams and how they work with star­tups. The event, titled “The Fu­ture is Now: Cor­por­ate In­nov­a­tion Cen­ters Con­nect­ing with Early Stage In­vestors,” was hos­ted by Mark S. Kuehn and Frank T. Can­none, both from the Ne­wark of­fice of the Gib­bons P.C. law firm. Mario Cas­a­bona, in­vestor and founder of Kin­nelon-based Tech­Launch and Cas­a­bona Ven­tures, had as­sembled the pan­el, and he served as the mod­er­at­or.

Internet Creations / NJ Tech Council Joint Event Focuses on Diversity as Innovation Driver

Internet Creations hosted the New Jersey Tech Council’s first Women in Tech Peer Networking Forum on Wednesday, May 16, in Hamilton. The event welcomed over three dozen attendees, while a variety of slides rotated in the background with statistics, for instance: “74 percent of young girls express interest in STEM fields and computer science. Yet only 18 percent of undergraduate computer science degrees and 26% of computing jobs are held by women” ? Girls Who Code.”

Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence Encourages AI Experts from Various Fields to Collaborate

Re­search­ers at Stevens In­sti­tute of Tech­no­logy are us­ing ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence (AI) to de­tect de­cep­tion in writ­ten texts, crack pass­words more eas­ily and teach ro­bots and drones to make bet­ter maps. There are so many AI pro­jects un­der­way at the 55-acre cam­pus in Hoboken that it would take a geni­us a week to track them all down.
Photo: Peter McAliney of Montclair State University Photo Credit: Esther Surden
Peter McAliney of Montclair State University | Esther Surden

Montclair State Offers Blockchain Certificate Courses for Beginners and Professionals

Many blockchain experts are self-educated. They received their “credentials” from hands-on experience in the industry or from mining the wealth of instructional videos available on the internet. However, Montclair State is offering another way for busy professionals to jumpstart a quick entrée into this growing field. The university’s Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) department is partnering with The Blockchain Academy (Englewood Cliffs) to offer three certificate programs.

New Jersey Corporate Innovation Centers Want to Connect with Startups, Panelists at ACG New Jersey Say, Part Two

In April, the As­so­ci­ation for Cor­por­ate Growth (ACG) New Jer­sey held an event that fea­tured a pan­el of cor­por­ate in­cub­at­or ex­ecs who dis­cussed their pro­grams and how they work with star­tups. The event, titled “The Fu­ture is Now: Cor­por­ate In­nov­a­tion Cen­ters Con­nect­ing with Early Stage In­vestors,” was hos­ted by Mark S. Kuehn and Frank T. Can­none, both from the Ne­wark of­fice of the Gib­bons P.C. law firm. Mario Cas­a­bona, in­vestor and founder of Kin­nelon-based Tech­Launch and Cas­a­bona Ven­tures, had as­sembled the pan­el, and he served as the mod­er­at­or.

Opinion: Apply for the New Jersey EDA’s Net Operating Loss Program—It’s Like Found Money

It seems that every year I write the same story: There’s a pro­gram from the State of New Jer­sey that will give not-yet-prof­it­able tech and life-sci­ence star­tups an av­er­age of $1 mil­lion in un­di­luted cash to do with as they please: plow it in­to R&D, hire more people or fin­ance new equip­ment.

Sponsored Post: Blockchain: Disruptive Force in Business and Government

Blockchain technology has tremendous disruptive power. Entrepreneurs and investors have embraced the technology and developed blockchain-based initiatives in virtually all industries and sectors. Even governments have taken notice, the New Jersey state government among them
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At Liberty Science Center, Data from NOAA Creates Vivid Simulations on Six-Foot Suspended Globe

he Liberty Science Center (Jersey City) is opening an exhibit at its new Weston Family Lab for Earth and Space Exploration to coincide with Astronomy Day (April 21) and Earth Day (April 22). The exhibit, “Science on a Sphere,” is a suspended sphere, six-feet in diameter,  that displays the Earth (or other planets) in brilliant detail. It was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Upper Saddle River’s Cavallini Middle School Wins $150,000 in Prizes from Samsung for Concussion-Sensing Project

Just as the students at Emil A. Cavallini Middle School, in Upper Saddle River, were beginning to consider what project to do for Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest, one of their friends suffered a concussion in a football game. The rest is history.




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