TCF '17 on March 18 at College of New Jersey; A Look Back At Its History

TCF 2017 (formerly the Trenton Computer Festival) will be held on Saturday, March 18 at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ.

The first Trenton Computer Festival was held on May 2, 1976 at Trenton State College (now the College of New Jersey) in Ewing NJ, outside of Trenton. It was started by Sol Libes of the Amateur Computer Group of New Jersey and Allen Katz of The College of New Jersey.


Panasonic’s Joseph M. Taylor — Who Played a Big Part in Newark’s Tech Revival — Retires

Joseph M. Taylor, a friend to Newark and its tech community who played a large role in the revitalization of Newark, is retiring from Panasonic Corporation of North America (Newark). Taylor has been with the company for 34 years, seven of them as chairman and CEO. In 2013, he moved the company’s headquarters to Newark.


South Jersey Startup Alfrea Has Platform to Match People to Land They Can Farm

Alfrea, a Galloway-based startup, has developed a platform to help individuals move towards growing and consuming local, sustainable food. According to founder David Wagstaff, the idea for Alfrea came from his family. “It really made some sense to create an application that makes it easier for people to connect with the land, makes it easier for people to find farm and garden help and services, and easier for people to eat well.”


Why You’re Not Networking Right and How to Make It Work for You


“Networking” is a word that I once had an adversarial relationship with. It should have been created as a four-letter word, as far as I was concerned. I thought that networking (and its close cousin, “sales”) was meant for outgoing people, and not something that would be important to me when I started out in my career at a CPA firm in northern New Jersey in the early ’90s. Perhaps, at times, you’ve thought as I once did.


Waterfront Lab Coworking Space Opens in Camden in Converted Bank Building

Startups looking for coworking options in the Camden area have a new choice: Waterfront Lab, located in the converted National State Bank Building, at 121 Market Street. Waterfront Lab hopes to fill the gap created when the New Jersey Economic Development Authority sold the building that had housed Camden CoLab.





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