At NJIT, Re-imagined Tech Talent Network To Help Industries with Innovation Workforces

NJIT re­cently re­ceived two grants total­ing $450,000 from The New Jer­sey De­part­ment of Labor and Work­force De­vel­op­ment to con­tin­ue as the lead agency for two of sev­en New Jer­sey Tal­ent Net­works: Tech­no­logy and Ad­vanced Man­u­fac­tur­ing.

Shared Sacrifice and Shared Responsibility Make Entrepreneurship Magical, Schurenberg Says at NJ Tech Meetup

If you want to find someone who has been ob­serving tech en­tre­pren­eurs for years and has something to say about them, that should be Eric Schuren­berg, pres­id­ent and ed­it­or-in-chief of Inc. magazine. Schuren­berg came to the NJ Tech Meetup in Decem­ber for a "fireside chat" with or­gan­izer Aaron Price and provided some in­sights about en­tre­pren­eur­ship based on his ex­per­i­ence at Inc.

Stay Focused and Concentrate on Your Goals, Vijar Kohli Tells Early-Stage Startup Founders

A few years ago, a Princeton-based startup hired Vijar Kohli as its CFO to raise money for the company, which offered billing and other administrative services for physical therapists. Kohli, currently a director at the consulting firm In­sight Ad­vis­ory Part­ners (New York), spoke about growth strategies for early-stage ventures at the NJ Stra­tegic Design + Tech meetup on Jan. 28, at Vi Cowork­ing hub at Bell Works (Holmdel).
Photo: Daniel Cherry III spoke at Scarlet Startups in January. Photo Credit: Esther Surden
Daniel Cherry III spoke at Scarlet Startups in January. | Esther Surden

“We Are in a Battle between Rightness and Greatness,” Cherry Says at Scarlet Startups

  Daniel Cherry III came to the Scar­let Star­tups meetup at Rut­gers Busi­ness School – Ne­wark to talk about cre­ativ­ity in busi­ness. Cherry is the chief mar­ket­ing and in­nov­a­tion of­ficer for the Pruden­tial Cen­ter and the New Jer­sey Dev­ils.

Company Roundup: Premier Healthcare Exchange, Veritext, Ocean Power Technologies, Heartland Payment Systems

Here we have news from Premi­er Health­care Ex­change,  Ver­i­text, Ocean Power Tech­no­lo­gies, and Heart­land Pay­ment Sys­tems.

Opinion: Strengthening the New Jersey Tech Entrepreneurial Ecosystem – Together

[ At the end of 2015, NJTech­Weekly.com pub­lished two stor­ies about what’s miss­ing in the NJ Tech eco­sys­tem.  Sub­sequently, we also pub­lished the res­ults of Launch­NJ’s sur­vey on “Start­ing up in the Garden State.” In this opin­ion piece, Jim Bar­rood, Pres­id­ent and CEO of the New Jer­sey Tech Coun­cil, talks about his take on these is­sues and what the Tech Coun­cil is do­ing to help the New Jer­sey tech­no­logy en­tre­pren­eur­i­al star­tup eco­sys­tem.]

Creating and Maintaining Your Brand Identity

When it comes to build­ing a power­ful tech brand, one doesn’t have to look much fur­ther than the folks who brought us mixed-mar­tial arts fight­ers beat­ing the tar out of each oth­er in steel cages.
Around New Jersey

Google virtual reality takes N.J. middle school to Paris, Mars and Australia

HARRISON TWP. -- A class of eighth-graders stared at a shark in a reef off the coast of Australia, shortly before glancing around on the surface of Mars. A few minutes later, the students took a closeup look at a rhinoceros beetle in its natural habitat. An audible excitement filled the room, with the occasional "whoa!"…

Tech in NJ: Forget Silicon Valley; be Seattle

New Jersey should aim to be like Seattle, where workers won't be distracted by the New York frenzy, Jay Bhatti told Michael L. Diamond of the Asbury Park Press.




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