Overheard on Stages of Wisdom and Inspiration: A Propelify Roundup

With a crowd in excess of 10,000 from various sectors of the entrepreneurial community descending upon the Hoboken waterfront on May 18, it was eminently clear that there was no ‘Sophomore Jinx’ for Propelify, following its hugely successful 2016 debut. In case you missed all the fun and festivities that day, below is a sampling of some of the insights provided by a few of the 40-plus speakers who graced the Stage of Wisdom, at the north end of the waterfront, and the Stage of Inspiration, at the south end.

Arianna Huffington’s Propelify Interview: Embrace the Joy of Missing Out

We live in an age of addiction. To our phones. To being busy. Arianna Huffington aims to use our addictions to build her next mega-media/consulting/commerce company. To that end, she founded the six-month-old Thrive Global (New York).


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Push for Emergency Responders to Report Data in New Statewide System

In an effort to improve patient care and better monitor public health - including the ongoing opiate epidemic - New Jersey could implement a new statewide system to collect, track, and analyze patient data collected from hundreds of thousands of local ambulance runs. A bipartisan trio of state lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday that would require…

WorkWave Cuts Ribbon on Headquarters at Bell Works as Tech Hub Continues to Grow

WorkWave cut the ribbon on its new headquarters at Bell Works in Holmdel on May 17, and marked the occasion with speeches by public officials and others who helped make the day possible.When WorkWave signed on to move to Bell Works, the announcement was hailed by the New Jersey tech community as a sign that this revitalized Bell Labs building could become a suburban tech hub.

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