NJ Could Get More Bang for Tax Incentive Bucks Backing Startups, Not Older Firms
New Jersey in recent years has lavished generous tax incentives on big companies like JP Morgan Chase and Subaru in an effort to bring more jobs to the state or to keep corporations from leaving. But a new evaluation of the state's sluggish economic conditions suggests taxpayers could get more return on their investments with policies…
Sparta Systems Acquired by PE Firm New Mountain Capital
Sparta Systems (Hamilton), which was owned by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo (Chicago and San Francisco), has been acquired by New Mountain Capital (New York), another private equity investor. The financial details were not disclosed. Basically, this represents an infusion of cash for Sparta.
June AITP Meeting Puts IT and Tech Careers in Focus
Panelists at the fourth annual career event of the Association of Information Technology Professionals’ Garden State Chapter were asked to consider what job hunting and career paths look like in an age when companies are not loyal to their employees and change is constantly disrupting jobs.
Behind the Glass, Public SPACE Coworking Opens in Newark to Nurture Tech Community
Commuters hurrying to catch a train in Newark often use a concourse through the office building 2 Gateway Center that passes by Public SPACE, the newest offshoot of =SPACE, a coworking facility with a tech focus.
Sponsored Post: Lessons from the Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda File
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