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.'
Roj Prasad of Web Epoch Says His 20-Year Old Parsippany Firm is Just Like a Startup
Web Epoch Interactive (Parsippany) is making a comeback. You could even say that this 20- year-old firm is acting like a startup. Begun in 1996, Web Epoch was incorporated in 1999; and now, according to founder and CEO Rajiv Roj Prasad, it has a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product that is selling well in enterprises.
Rutgers Business School Holds Hackathon Based on New Google Machine Learning APIs
About 60 coders came to Rutgers University Business School in Newark for a two-day Hackathon based on recently released Google Cloud Machine Learning APIs. The hackathon was organized by Rutgers student group Collective Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), The Ideas Maker (Newark) and GDG North Jersey.