Rutgers Coding Bootcamp, Graduating another Class, Becomes Talent Resource for Startups, Others

On Wednesday, July 27, some 100 new graduates of the Rutgers Coding Bootcamp will be networking with potential employers at the Demo Day Expo, in Jersey City. NJTechWeekly.com attended the inaugural event, in late April, after the first group of full-stack developers had finished their course work.


Meet Some of the Angel Investors Who Fund New Jersey Startups, Part Two

The New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network’s annual Gathering of Angels, held on June 8, presented a rare opportunity for entrepreneurs to have short meetings with angel investors. Seven investors came to the meeting, representing themselves as well as several angel groups. Prior to these meetings, in a “reverse venture fair format,” the angels briefly introduced their groups. They then provided some advice to the startup entrepreneurs at the event who were hoping to attract their attention. In part two we present Yaniv Sneor, Jerry Creighton Sr. and Jonathan Hakakian.


Meet Some of the Angel Investors Who Fund New Jersey Startups, Part One

The New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network’s annual Gathering of Angels, held on June 8, presented a rare opportunity for entrepreneurs to have short meetings with angel investors. Seven  investors came to the meeting, representing themselves as well as several angel groups. Prior to these meetings, in a “reverse venture fair format,” the angels briefly introduced their groups. They then provided some advice to the startup entrepreneurs at the event who were hoping to attract their attention. In this first part of a two-part story, we cover Mario Casabona, Jeff Snellenberg, Katherine O’Neill and John Pearlstein.


Startup Founders Display, Explain Posters at June NJEN Meeting, Part Two

At the June New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network Gathering of Angels event, some 20 startups presented posters, and many of these were from New Jersey. NJTechWeekly.com interviewed some of them, as well as one entrepreneur who didn’t exhibit a poster. This is the second part of a two-part series. Part One can be found here.


NJ Tech Meetup Features Startups and Fireside Chat with Gerard Adams of Fownders

The July 12 NJ Tech Meetup was held in downtown Newark at Newark Venture Partners (NVP), a VC organization that partners with Amazon and Audible. Several hundred people were present. Tom Wisniewski, one of the managing partners at NVP, explained that the organization is running a strategically located accelerator/incubator, sitting atop a great communications network, and has partnered with many investors who have lots of resources, including venture capital and technical know-how.





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