10 Questions for Nick Groh, COO of Camden-Based RippleLocal

Sometimes things don’t work out in life exactly as planned, and business is no exception. Back in 2014, RippleLocal (Camden) started out as an automated local search-engine-optimization (SEO) Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, but due to market saturation, it was difficult for RippleLocal to stand out from its competition. The company needed to change direction.


Code for Trenton Assists Online Presence of City Restaurants

Back in December, Code for Trenton (CfT) volunteers were alerted that many of the city’s restaurants could use a better online presence. There were enticing and unique eateries, but how could they be better found on casual internet searches? So CfT volunteers canvassed the city for the past six months, and we’ve just now essentially completed our goal.


Interview: Phroogal Founder Jason Vitug Talks About his Book: You Only Live Once: The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life

NJTechWeekly.com first met Jason Vitug, founder and CEO of Phroogal (Elizabeth), when he moved back to New Jersey from Silicon Valley to continue working on his startup,Now Vitug has published a book calledYou Only Live Once: The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life,” which has been put out by Wiley, a major publishing house. We spoke with Vitug again, and you can read the interview below.


Catching up with Stephen DeAngelis, CEO of NJ company Massive Dynamics and Newtown, PA’s Enterra Solutions

Stephen F. DeAngelis, a leading authority on artificial intelligence systems, will lend his expertise to the growing area of cognitive reasoning technology at Princeton University. DeAngelis was recently appointed as a visiting professional executive at the university’s department of chemistry, where he will work in the laboratory of Professor Herschel A. Rabitz with researchers and other university faculty members to study applications of cognitive computing. DeAngelis, CEO of Princeton-based Massive Dynamics and Newtown, Pennsylvania-based Enterra Solutions, both specializing in artificial intelligence systems, will also be involved in examining how high dimensional model representation (HDMR) can be used to improve the efficiency of cognitive reasoning platforms.


Building S.T.E.A.M. Festival Turns Bell Works into a Maker Hub

The Building S.T.E.A.M. Maker Festival 2016 was powered by STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). The event brought together professionals, amateurs, enthusiasts, hobbyists, innovators and entrepreneurs from schools and industry on May 13-15. Attendees entered a hands-on immersive environment of learning and exploration, explained Joel Auerbach, founder of the Building S.T.E.A.M.  festival and the innovator behind this year’s  event.





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