New Technologies Make Podcasts More Popular Than Ever, Panelists Agree

Podcasting, introduced more than a decade ago as an innovative way to provide rich and diverse entertainment, news and other information in an audio format, is undergoing a resurgence as a result of advances in mobile applications and other technologies.

New Jersey Startup Founders Meet Investor Matches at EDA Event, Part Two

One of the most vis­ible pro­grams for star­tups offered by the New Jer­sey Eco­nom­ic De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (EDA) is the Founders & Fun­ders event, where star­tups are matched with in­vestors and get to sit down with them in ten-minute one-on-one meet­ings. The EDA holds this event twice yearly.

New Jersey Startup Founders Meet Investor Matches at EDA Event, Part One

The New Jer­sey Eco­nom­ic De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (EDA) held its twice yearly Founders & Fun­ders event on April 27 at the EDA’s Com­mer­cial­iz­a­tion Cen­ter for In­nov­at­ive Tech­no­lo­gies (CCIT), in North Brun­swick. The EDA holds this event to foster the star­tup com­munity in New Jer­sey by con­nect­ing founders to sources of fund­ing.
Photo: Benjamin Halliburton, founder and CEO of Building Benjamins Photo Credit: Courtesy Building Benjamins
Benjamin Halliburton, founder and CEO of Building Benjamins | Courtesy Building Benjamins

Building Benjamins and Invessence Collaborate on Alternative Fund Robo Investment Platform

The col­lab­or­a­tion of two New Jer­sey com­pan­ies has res­ul­ted in an op­por­tun­ity for people with as little as $50,000 to in­vest to have a robo-ad­viser and get ac­cess to al­tern­at­ive in­vest­ments formerly avail­able only to those with $1 mil­lion to in­vest.

Company Roundup: Intercloud and Agilence

In­ter­cloud an­nounced that it has sold its Train­ing Di­vi­sion for $1.4 mil­lion in cash, a work­ing cap­it­al ad­just­ment that elim­in­ated $215,000 in net ac­crued li­ab­il­it­ies. Agi­lence, a pro­vider of cloud-based ana­lyt­ics for store op­er­a­tions and loss pre­ven­tion, has launched data ana­lyt­ics soft­ware de­signed to help com­bat the grow­ing epi­dem­ic of over­pre­scrip­tion of opioid drugs and oth­er con­trolled med­ic­a­tions.

Propelify Sizzled on the Hoboken Waterfront

A 90-plus de­gree day didn’t de­ter the crowds from con­greg­at­ing on the Hoboken Wa­ter­front for Pro­peli­fy on Thursday, a one-of-a-kind tech and in­nov­a­tion fest­iv­al with a re­gion­al draw.Aaron Price, the NJ Tech Meetup founder, who brought us Pro­peli­fy, told NJTech­ that than 10,000 people wen­ded their way through the paths between the two stages: the Stage of In­spir­a­tion and the Stage of Wis­dom.

Don’t Leave Money on the Table! Apply for the NJ EDA NOL Program by June 30

he New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has begun accepting applications online for this year’s New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program. In essence, the NOL Program lets biotech and other tech companies with protected intellectual property sell their New Jersey tax losses and/or R&D tax credits to raise cash to finance their growth and operations. Emerging technology and biotechnology companies interested in applying should visit Com­pan­ies must ap­ply on­line by June 30, 2017.
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Pop-Up Newsroom at Collaborative Journalism Summit Demonstrates the Value of Collaboration

Start with yes. That was the advice Cole Goins gave the audience at the Collaborative Journalism Summit during his panel on partnerships at Montclair State University on May 4. Goins is the director of community engagement at The Center for Investigative Reporting, where they know a few things about using collaboration to produce innovative journalism.

TCNJ Students Launching App to 'Handl' Your Tasks, Errands

College of New Jersey senior Tyler Gambardella had a jam-packed schedule last year, juggling classes with extracurricular activities, a co-op and a part-time job. With little time to do his laundry, run to the supermarket or clean his room, he often found himself transferring money to friends and housemates to help him get his…


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