“Think Big” Bhatti Advises at NJ Strategic Design + Tech Meetup

In­vestor Jay Bhatti, a New Jer­sey nat­ive and Rut­gers grad, came to the NJ Stra­tegic Design + Tech meetup at Vi Cowork­ing Hub, at Bell Works (Holm­del), on Janu­ary 6 with some ad­vice for en­tre­pren­eurs based on his own ex­per­i­ence as an en­tre­pren­eur and in­vestor.

Interview: Jack Killion Discusses His New Book “Network All the Time, Everywhere with Everybody”

En­tre­pren­eur and coach Jack Kil­lion has pub­lished a book on net­work­ing called Net­work All the Time, Every­where with Every­body, based on 40 years of ex­per­i­ence us­ing net­work­ing to help him­self and oth­ers in busi­ness and in life.

Startup Roundup: Phone.com, TOMO!, Text Engine

Phone.com (Ne­wark) gets in­to the In­ter­net of Things with Lift­Mas­ter; TOMO! (Tea­neck and else­where) provides an ef­fi­cient and con­veni­ent way to ex­change so­cial me­dia in­form­a­tion; Text En­gine (Bed­min­ster) enters an ac­cel­er­at­or in Con­necti­c­ut.
Photo: Vijar Kohli speaking at the NJ Strategic Design + Tech meetup Photo Credit: Marc Weinstein
Vijar Kohli speaking at the NJ Strategic Design + Tech meetup | Marc Weinstein

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).

Local NJ Governments at Risk for Cyber Attacks, Computer Failures Rutgers Study Shows

New Jer­sey’s mu­ni­cip­al­it­ies face cy­ber-se­cur­ity and oth­er risks arising from the use of their tech­no­lo­gies, ac­cord­ing to a re­port pub­lished by the Bloustein Local Government Research Center, at Rutgers’ Ed­ward J. Bloustein School of Plan­ning and Pub­lic Policy.

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.
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Should a private corporation be in charge of air traffic control?


WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo on Wednesday introduced legislation to have a private, nonprofit corporation rather than the government regulate the planes in the air. LoBiondo (R-2nd Dist.), chairman of the House aviation subcommittee, and Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) included the proposal in their bill to renew the Federal Aviation Administration for six…

Why Rutgers professors dislike system that tracks their work

NEW BRUNSWICK -- Productivity has always been an important aspect of any college professors' performance. How many books they write, how often they are cited in articles, how much grant money they win -- it's all part of the discussion about what makes a good college professor, said David Hughes, president of Rutgers' faculty union. But…

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