Rutgers Coding Bootcamp, Graduating another Class, Becomes Talent Resource for Startups, Others

On Wed­nes­day, Ju­ly 27, some 100 new gradu­ates of the Rut­gers Cod­ing Boot­camp will be net­work­ing with po­ten­tial em­ploy­ers at the Demo Day Expo, in Jer­sey City. NJTech­Weekly.com at­ten­ded the in­aug­ur­al event, in late April, after the first group of full-stack de­velopers had fin­ished their course work.

Meet Some of the Angel Investors Who Fund New Jersey Startups, Part Two

The New Jer­sey En­tre­pren­eur­i­al Net­work’s an­nu­al Gath­er­ing of An­gels, held on June 8, presen­ted a rare op­por­tun­ity for en­tre­pren­eurs to have short meet­ings with an­gel in­vestors. Sev­en in­vestors came to the meet­ing, rep­res­ent­ing them­selves as well as sev­er­al an­gel groups. Pri­or to these meet­ings, in a “re­verse ven­ture fair format,” the an­gels briefly in­tro­duced their groups. They then provided some ad­vice to the star­tup en­tre­pren­eurs at the event who were hop­ing to at­tract their at­ten­tion. In part two we present Yaniv Sne­or, Jerry Creighton Sr. and Jonath­an Hakaki­an.

Meet Some of the Angel Investors Who Fund New Jersey Startups, Part One

The New Jer­sey En­tre­pren­eur­i­al Net­work’s an­nu­al Gath­er­ing of An­gels, held on June 8, presen­ted a rare op­por­tun­ity for en­tre­pren­eurs to have short meet­ings with an­gel in­vestors. Sev­en  in­vestors came to the meet­ing, rep­res­ent­ing them­selves as well as sev­er­al an­gel groups. Pri­or to these meet­ings, in a “re­verse ven­ture fair format,” the an­gels briefly in­tro­duced their groups. They then provided some ad­vice to the star­tup en­tre­pren­eurs at the event who were hop­ing to at­tract their at­ten­tion. In this first part of a two-part story, we cov­er Mario Cas­a­bona, Jeff Snel­len­berg, Kath­er­ine O’Neill and John Pearl­stein.
Photo: iCIMS signs its lease with Bell Works and is planning to move in next year. Photo Credit: Esther Surden
iCIMS signs its lease with Bell Works and is planning to move in next year. | Esther Surden

A Tech Hub Grows in Holmdel: iCIMS Signs Lease at Bell Works

Last week, New Jer­sey tal­ent-ac­quis­i­tion and man­age­ment Soft­ware-as-a-Ser­vice com­pany iCIMS, rep­res­en­ted by Chair­man and CEO Colin Day, signed a lease for 350,000 square feet at Bell Works, the icon­ic Bell Labs build­ing in Holm­del that is be­ing com­pletely re­developed.

10 Questions for Reed Flesher, CEO of Haddonfield-based Thrive

Located in the heart of Haddonfield, Thrive combines elements of applicant-tracking and relationship-management software into a seamless system that promotes network development and collaboration for hiring managers. “There needs to be a better way to share candidates with your clients than just giving them a spread sheet,” said J. Reed Flesher, the president and head of product at Thrive.

Opinion: The “Price” is Right for the NJ Tech Scene. Or Is It the Other Way Around?

It was a nice sunny morning on May 20, 2016, when a twenty-something woman from Brooklyn asked a question. She wanted to know how she could protect her designs — 3D-printed headpieces similar to the Statue of Liberty that are able to fold so that they can be carried onto a plane. They were for the Burning Man Festival, in the Nevada desert, where people would wear them in various stages of undress and intoxication.This question was asked of Elizabeth Gearhart, of Gearhart Law, a patent law firm in Summit. Elizabeth had a booth at one of the most unique technology gatherings I have ever been to, the Propeller festival.

Opinion: Driving Innovation at the State Level

When we think of new regulations coming from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding, or new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), we often consider how much influence the federal government has in driving (or stifling) innovation. However, when it comes to science and technology policy, it does not have to start and end with the federal government. In fact, states such as New Jersey have a unique opportunity to drive innovation policy.
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N.J. bill would tax Airbnb, online rentals like hotels

TRENTON -- Online marketplaces such as Airbnb that offer short-term house and room rentals would be taxed like hotels under a proposal introduced in the state Assembly this week. The bill introduced by Annette Quijano (D-Union) and Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) would impose a 7 percent sales and use tax and a 5 percent transient accommodation…

Rutgers Pilot Could Signal a Move Toward Telemedicine

Last week, Rutgers University launched a pilot program that seeks to improve care for a test group of 10 residents of Newark public housing. It will connect providers from the Rutgers School of Nursing's community health center with the patients through a secure internet connection to a laptop computer, enabling them to help check vital signs, obtain an electrocardiogram and more - all in real time.

 




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