Interview: Montclair State Grad Matt Cartagena Discusses His Startup Accelerator Book

NJTech­ re­cently in­ter­viewed Matt Cart­agena, co-au­thor of the new book “Ac­cel­er­ate: Founder In­sights in­to Ac­cel­er­at­or Pro­grams.”Both Cart­agena and co-au­thor Luke Deer­ing are gradu­ates of Montclair State Uni­versity. Cart­agena now lives in Ne­wark, while Deer­ing has re­turned to the U.K. The third co-au­thor, Chris Dowdeswell, also lives in the UK.

Newark Tech Meets Jersey City Tech at Lean Social at Indiegrove

Lean Startup Machine came first to Newark, and it may someday come to Jersey City. Over 30 members of the two cities’ tech scenes mingled and listened to Lean speakers during the Lean Indiegrove Social, at Jersey City’s Indiegrove coworking space on October 8.  

NPR's David Brancaccio Hosts Panel Discussion about Shifting Entrepreneurial Economy at Montclair State University

Almost 300 people packed the Montclair Entrepreneurs Meetup event on Sept. 30, at Montclair State Uni­versity. The meeting focused on the rise of the “do-it-yourself economy,” and featured David Brancaccio, host of NPR's Marketplace Morning Report.
Photo: There was a full house at Porta for Asbury Agile 2014 Photo Credit: Courtesy Asbury Agile via Twitter
There was a full house at Porta for Asbury Agile 2014 | Courtesy Asbury Agile via Twitter

Prominent Speakers, Developers Flock to Jersey Shore for Asbury Agile Conference

About 125 developers and tech professionals and 11 official speakers from prominent companies like Facebook, Etsy and Tumblr descended on the Jersey Shore on October 3 for Asbury Agile, the Web tech conference held annually in Asbury Park.

What do Life Sciences VCs Want? Answered at Launch NJ Life Sciences Hub Meeting

Mark An­nett says: Rarely are entrepreneurs provided with the level of insight as they were at the recent Launch NJ Life-Sciences Hub meetup at Kean University titled, "Principles of Fundraising: Venture Capital".

Opinion: A Lot for NJ Tech Industry to Like in Kean Collection of Bills to “Foster Innovation”

The NJ re­pub­lic­ans have taken on in­nov­a­tion with a pack­age of bills. We find that there is much to like for tech en­tre­pren­eurs and tech com­pan­ies in New Jer­sey. We want your opin­ion too. What do you think?

Technology Marketing in the Digital Age: Today’s content marketing and why it matters for your go-to-market strategy

In this blog post, An­ita O'Mal­ley talks about con­tent mar­ket­ing for tech com­pan­ies.
Around New Jersey

How Big Data is Transforming Today's Healthcare

Researchers are demonstrating how inventive uses of data can reveal patterns of illness that were previously obscure. Some hospitals in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and other states are getting better at identifying and treating the sickest members of their communities. Insurance companies are tracking patient data as part of new schemes to reward doctors financially. Via NJ Spotlight.

New Jersey Students Will Be Spending More Time Taking New Online Tests

Details continue to come in about the online testing that will be used in New Jersey schools this spring, with the latest updates indicating that there will clearly be more hours spent on the assessments than in the past.Via John Mooney at NJ Spotlight.

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