Successful NJ Angel John Ason Tells All at NJEN September Meeting

John Ason, the New Jersey-based angel investor who has had some spectacular exits — including from (Montclair), Xlibris (Bloomington, Indiana) and LiveLOOK (Matawan) — provided a glimpse into the mindset of a tech angel investor at the Sept. 17 New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network meeting.

Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Panelists Discuss Getting More Girls Involved in STEM

Jinisha Patel, a student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an organizer of the International Women’s Hackathon, says that getting more girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math (aka “STEM”) begins at home.

“It has to start with how we are raising our children," she told an audience of about 150 men, women and children on Oct. 16, at the Montclair State University "Big Dreams in STEM" panel discussion, a part of the school's Women Entrepreneurship Week.

Parsippany-based MD On-Line to be Acquired by Minneapolis-based ABILITY Network

Parsippany-based MD On-Line has agreed to its acquisition by Minneapolis-based ABILITY Network, a health-care technology company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed by the parties, according to an Oct. 15 statement. Bill Bartzak, who has been the CEO of MD On-Line since he started the company in 1995, will join ABILITY’s senior leadership team, helping to continue to drive the company forward, the statement said.

At Asbury Agile, David Sorin Shares the Top 5 Things Every Startup Needs to Know

At this year's Asbury Agile conference, David Sorin, a well-known attorney who works with the New Jersey tech entrepreneur community, gave a presentation titled, "Top 5 Things Every Startup Needs to Know."

Slamowitz Discusses Creating Engaged, Empowered Employees at Morris Tech Meetup

Micromanaging is bad, but the process of converting your company from one that is micromanaged to one that organically creates wealth is a hard one. The results, however, are well worth it, according to Greg Slamowitz, who sold Ambrose Employer Group (New York) to TriNet (San Leandro, Calif.) for $200 million in July 2013. That’s what he told his audience at the Morris Tech Meetup at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in Madison, on Oct. 7.

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