New Jersey and Data-Driven Innovation: Imperfect Together
New Jersey barely made it into the top half of the states doing a good job encouraging and enabling data-driven innovation, according to a new report. "The Best States for Data Innovation," a report issued last Friday by the nonpartisan Center for Data Innovation, based in Washington, D.C., ranked New Jersey 23rd based on 25 indicators…
InvestFeed Pivots to Cryptocurrency-Based Social Investment Platform and Uses Token Sale to Finance Growth
InvestFeed (New York), the social investment network incubated in Hanover, has changed its focus from equities to cryptocurrencies. The startup rolled out the first version of its new social investment platform today.
Extending Real-World Fiduciary Protection to 'Digital Assets'
Many of us have had the unsettling experience of receiving a Facebook prompt for a birthday or anniversary for a friend or family member long since deceased. Nowadays, most people have a robust digital life, and without action, that life remains intact. As more and more New Jersey residents accumulate "digital assets," use online banking, and…
June BullPen Pitch Event at FDU Features Four Companies Worthy of Investment
The most recent TechLaunch BullPen pitch event took place in June at Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison) in conjunction with the Morris Tech Meetup. These bimonthly events are the brainchild of Mario Casabona, founder and CEO of TechLaunch (Kinnelon), and they provide a way for him and other angels in New Jersey to see startups up close that are ready for funding.
Guest Post: Real Role Models for High School STEAM Students
High school freshman Iccha Singh organized and hosted a live video chat session with women working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), in an attempt to inspire girls and my peers to hear firsthand what it takes to work for and become a part of a nationally recognized organization such as NASA.