NJEDA News NJ Startups Can Use: Founders and Funders “All-Stars” Event and First CoVest Fund Award Made
The New Jersey Economic Development Agency (EDA) will hold a “Founders and Funders” event with a twist on December 6. Startup founders who have already spoken to investors at any of the previous Founders and Funders meetings are being offered the chance to reconnect with those investors and update them on their progress.
Synchronoss to Refocus on Communications and Media Businesses after Period of Uncertainty
After a period of turmoil, Synchronoss Technologies, the Bridgewater-based company that built its business by solving the phone-activation problems of mobile communications companies, has found a way out of its dark hole.
Catching up with Darek Hahn, CEO of Cranbury-Based Dynamic Strategies, A “20-Year-Old Startup”
Darek Hahn is infusing his 20-year-old lifestyle company, Dynamic Strategies, with an entrepreneurial vision.Hahn took over as the Cranbury-based company’s CEO in 2016, after a group of investors bought out the company. Hahn has a startup background and describes himself as a “loving the startup world.”
Startup Roundup: AeroFarms, Jersey Entrepreneurial Moms, TaxDrop
New Jersey agricultural startup AeroFarms (Newark), which has a vertical farming operation, is using a connected food safety system from Dell and VMware (Palo Alto, Calif.) to track the “growth story” of its products from seed to package. Jersey Entrepreneurial Moms (Hazlet) is a network of New Jersey moms who own their own businesses. This newly launched website features a business directory, blog, event calendar, merchandise and membership in exclusive Facebook groups.
N.J. continues to use easily hacked voting machines
When New Jersey voters go to the polls this November to choose a replacement for Gov. Chris Christie, the technology they use will be woefully outdated and vulnerable to cyberattack.