Want to Succeed and Flourish? Retrain Women Re-Entering the Workforce, Marketsmith’s Founder Says
Monica C. Smith, founder and CEO of Marketsmith, an integrated advertising tech firm based in Cedar Knolls, said that her company is thriving by being a place where smart women in math and science who have left the workplace can apply their talents.
At Inaugural Jersey City Tech Meetup, Jay Shapiro Gives Advice to Aspiring App Builders
The first Jersey City Tech Meetup took place on Monday, Oct. 24, with attendees completely filling the meeting space at Indiegrove, in Jersey City. Group members were there to network and listen to a talk by Jay Shapiro, cofounder and CEO of AppMakr (Glen Rock). They also heard from startup cofounder Oscar Aabech Jung, CEO of Bookbuses.com (New York).
Let the Customer Drive the Bus, Dorf Tells Morris Tech Meetup
Most high-flying startups quickly go down in flames because they follow business plans that have little or no relevance to their customers' needs, according to lean startup expert Bob Dorf.
Around New Jersey Roundup: LaunchNJ, GNEC, Vistage
This roundup covers LaunchNJ's pivot and need for mentors, Greater Newark Enterprises Corp. Technology Business Support initiative, and a new Vistage group that is forming.
South Jersey Startup Roundup: Trion Interactive, SimplFit, and Talkr
This roundup covers Trion Interactive, a company involved in video and rich-media mobile advertising; SimplFit, an online marketplace for fitness professionals to connect with prospective clients; and Talkr, a company that asks 'If you could make the Mona Lisa talk, what would you want her to say.'