Jersey City Augmented Reality Software Startup Apprentice Receives $2.5 Million Investment

Augmented-reality software company Apprentice (Jersey City), cofounded in 2014 by Angelo Stracquatanio, Gary Pignata and Alexandra Buttke, recently raised $2.5 million from Silverton Partners (Austin, Texas) and Hemi Ventures (Palo Alto).


In NJ, Electric Vehicles Could Be Key to Economic, Environmental Progress

If the state taps an untapped opportunity in the electric vehicle market, New Jersey could reap significant economic and environmental benefits, including lower energy costs for everyone, according to a new analysis.


How Much did Hacker who Tortured Rutgers Cost the School?

The mystery is solved. The enigmatic hacker who repeatedly crashed Rutgers University's computer network between 2014 and 2016 -- then taunted campus officials online for their weak cyber security -- was one of the school's own students. Paras Jha, 21, admitted in federal court Wednesday that he was behind the series of cyber attacks that shut…


Catching up with NetElixir’s Udayan Bose: Expanding Nationally to Capture Opportunity

NetElixir, a Princeton-based search marketing agency that focusses on e-commerce digital search, has plans to expand its brand and footprint nationally. “Overall, our company has been doing quite a bit. We’ve been lucky to have some great team members who have driven our growth; 2017 has been a great year for us,” founder and CEO Udayan Bose told us in an interview.


Sorin Tells EDC Venture Summit the Times are Ripe for Massive Economic Disruption

In his keynote at the NJIT EDC Venture Conference last month, David Sorin made a strong case that the world of work is poised for dramatic change. The current tech tsunami created by artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, robotics, the internet of things and advances in blockchain and cryptocurrencies will seriously upend business practices and consumer behaviors, he said. 





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