Startup Roundup: eCare21, Clever Commute, Vericred, Class Compete, WeHub

This startup roundup covers news from New Jersey startups eCare21, Clever Commute, Vericred, Class Complete and WeHub


At NJ Tech Meetup, Lore Talks About Jet’s Value Proposition, Massive Market, and What Keeps Him Up at Night

At the March 10 NJ Tech Meetup, Jet.com founder Marc Lore provided his rationale for raising $240 million for his e-commerce startup, which will soon be moving from Montclair to Hoboken.In a “fireside chat” with meetup organizer Aaron Price, Lore said that he was trying to build a business that would achieve $1 billion in revenues in the first year.


At NJTC Event, Houshmand Says Non-Traditional Industry/University Partnerships Essential to Grow the NJ Tech Economy

At a New Jersey Tech Council meeting on April 14, Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, president of Rowan University (Glassboro), joked that every time he saw people from what he called the “real world,” it pleased him.That’s because the challenges facing higher education in this country require more interaction with people outside academia, especially those in the tech industry.


At TEDx Navesink, Audible’s Katz Talks about Newark, Reveals Planned Accelerator and Venture Fund

Speaking to an audience of nearly 700 people at the TEDx Navesink event at Monmouth University, on April 11, Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz talked about his company’s relationship with Newark and announced that he was starting a venture fund and accelerator in Brick City.


Undergraduate Students Present Cutting-Edge Research at 3rd Annual NJIT Innovation Day

A glaucoma detection device, a potential way to heal nerve damage, and a smartphone-activated safe were just some of the projects presented at NJIT's third annual Innovation Day.





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