Rutgers CUUED Hosts PII Conference to Discuss Opportunities for Minorities to Obtain Government Grants

On December 6, , the Rutger's Center for Urban Enterprise & Entrepreneurship (CUEED) hosted a conference launching the Pipeline to Inclusive Innovation (PII). During the event, panelists and speakers discussed how to find, apply for and get awards for SBIR (Small Business and Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) grants.  Approximately 150 people attended.

IDT Corp. is Incubating Tech Startups in Newark

Almost everyone who arrives in Newark via Interstate 280 can spot the IDT building at 520 Broad St. from the elevated road. It’s the building with a big bold IDT logo on top. When most folks think of IDT, they remember its days as one of the first VoIP companies. In the early 2000s, it owned a successful company called Net2Phone that specialized in international discount telecommunications. IDT sold that company for over $1 billion.


Innodata (NASDAQ: INOD) is a global digital services and solutions company. Its  technology and services power information products and online retail destinations. Innodata's solutions help enterprises harness the power of digital data to re-imagine how to operate and drive performance.

At Scarlet Startups, VC Brett Topche Discusses Fascinating Story Behind Jet

Undeniably, the biggest startup story in New Jersey in 2016 happened in August, when Walmart agreed to acquire Jet, the Hoboken-based e-commerce site for $3.3 billion. It may have been the biggest e-commerce exit in history, according to Brett Topche, whose firm, Mentor Tech Ventures, now known as Red and Blue Ventures, had invested in the deal.

From Don Katz, CEO of Audible: Embracing the Comeback of a Great American City through Tech

 In 2017, Audible will celebrate 10 years since we set up our world headquarters here in Newark. We decided to embrace the comeback of a great American city as a defining cultural principle for the company, because I’ve long believed companies can have hearts and souls and missions that transcend financial gain.

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