Why I Think The Jet.com Acquisition is Disappointing for the NJ/NYC Tech Community
In 2012 the NJ Tech Meetup won the New Business of the Year award in Hoboken. During my speech accepting the award, I talked about Hoboken as being uniquely positioned to be home to the next Google, Facebook, or Amazon. We have a great standard of living, a lower cost of business than NYC, an excellent university (Stevens) in town, a vibrant tech community, and, obviously, a ridiculous proximity to NYC which makes recruitment and bizdev very attractive. I noticed that the mostly old-school room of business owners seemed dismissive to the reality and impact of what I was suggesting.
Does the town next door have faster internet? This map will tell you
In the race for Internet speed, Gloucester and Cumberland are lagging behind. Data from the Federal Communications Commission highlights the disparities across New Jersey when it comes to broadband technology. The two counties lag on maximum advertised download speed, which 32 out of 39 New Jersey Internet Service Providers reported to the FCC. The median download…
5 Ways to Drive Lead Generation with Public Relations
Tech businesses today are faced with a lot of options on how they can create attention in a noisy marketplace. One of those strategies is a public relations program which can give your business a competitive edge.
Interview: Derek Lidow, Author of the Book Startup Leadership
Derek Lidow is a professor who teaches entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity at Princeton, and is an expert on topics of concern to startup founders. NJTechWeekly.com met Lidow several years ago, after he first came to Princeton, and we covered his talk at a New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network event that year. Lidow had previously been founder and CEO of iSuppli, a California-based startup he successfully sold to IHS for over $100 million. More about Lidow can be found on his website, DerekLidow.com.