Amazon Visits Newark: Inside Tuesday’s Tour of the City
It’s hard to imagine that the city visit by Amazon — the next step in a process that Amazon promises will bring 50,000 jobs and $5 billion worth of development to the winning town — would be routine. A recap of Tuesday's visit by Tom Bergeron / ROI
Vognition’s Liguori Talks about the Internet of Things, B2B Business Realities at Princeton Tech Meetup
Chatham-based DriveWealth Raises $21 Million Series B Round
Chatham-based DriveWealth, the fintech startup with a unique approach to investing that allows its business customers to offer fractional shares of stocks, has closed a $21 million Series B investment. The fundraising round was led by Raptor Group Holdings (New York), SBI Holdings (Tokyo) and Point72 Ventures (Stamford). DriveWealth’s existing investors, including Route 66 Ventures (Alexandria, Va.), also participated in the round.
NJ Falls from 5th to 11th in Innovation, Cyberstates Report Says—Let’s Stop the Decline
While the Cyberstates 2018 report, published by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), had some good news for New Jersey, one piece of bad news for our innovation economy stood out. New Jersey’s Cyberstates Innovation Score places the state 11th, down from 5th last year. This ranking is based on a state-by-state per capita analysis of new tech patents awarded, tech startups and new tech business establishments,” according to a release from the organization.
These are the 16 Best Tech Places to Work in NJ According to NJBIZ
Each year, NJBIZ (Somerset) compiles a list of the best places to work in New Jersey. The companies qualifying as the “Best Places to Work” are determined through the completion of a questionnaire from the Best Companies Group (Harrisburg, Pa.), sister company of NJBIZ. At an Awards Event on May 1, NJBIZ will unveil the rankings of the best companies.