Reddit, Vine Cofounders Come to Bergen County for HackBCA High School Hackathon
The founders of reddit and Vine were so blown away by the organizers of the Bergen County Academies High School Hackathon on March 22, that they agreed to come and judge the contest. This report is by contributor Steven Galante.
Packed House Hears About NJ Makerspace Movement at March Jersey Shore Tech Meetup
It was standing room only at Cowerks (Asbury Park) March 18, 2014, as an enthusiastic group peppered Stephen “Skip” Carter — director of the Rutgers Center for Innovation Education and codirector of the New Jersey Makerspace Association — with questions after his presentation there. Carter was addressing Jersey Shore Tech Meetup about the potential for community makerspaces to become a vital resource for economic development, job training and entrepreneurship.
HackPrinceton Draws 500 Students to Brainstorm and Build, but Not Sleep
NJTechWeekly was at Startup Weekend New Jersey while HackPrinceton took place. More than 30 members of the Princeton Tech Meetup signed up to mentor for this event. We followed the event on Twitter, but we couldn't make it. Here is a story from Stacey Huang, Class of 2016.
Medina Creating Tech Destination, Coworking Space in Newark’s Historic Lincoln Park
MEDINA = CITI, the Newark design house, is renovating an abandoned, three-story, 1910 mansion in Newark’s historic Lincoln Park district for its new headquarters. One floor of that mansion will become a high-tech, wired, inspiring “sharespace” and incubator — called “= Space” (pronounced “equal space”) — aimed at tech startups, entrepreneurs and creatives.
NJ Tech People: Executive and Board Changes
Take a look at all the executive and board changes going on at N.J. tech companies.