Newark Community Members Observe Increased Interest in Tech Entrepreneurship and a Changing Narrative for Newark
I have been involved with the technology community in Newark for over a decade. I am most excited by the growing interest in technology entrepreneurship by the students and faculty at the city's higher education institutions. This desire to explore technology startups is not limited to business students but extends to all disciplines.
From the Team at =SPACE, Providing Space and Opportunity to Enable the Next Wave of Tech Innovators
The year 2016 was a time for a huge steps forward for our sharespace and incubator =SPACE! We moved ourselves into 2 Gateway the home of our investor Kevin Collins. We established a partnership with Gateway Project and Project for Empty Space, a not-for-profit organization that creates socially engaging, multidisciplinary art exhibitions and programming that encourage social dialogue, education, and systemic change for cultural tolerance. This enabled us to provide another layer of creative thinking for our community.
From GNEC’s Point of View: Supporting the Underserved Newark Tech Ecosystem with Entrepreneurial Education and Strategic Debt Financing
“Success for GNEC in supporting the local tech ecosystem in Newark is not just the success of the businesses being developed, but the financial growth and well-being of the local residents that live in the Newark community.” Steven Gomez of the Greater Newark Enterprises Corp. tells NJTechWeekly.
Newark Venture Partner Labs Cohort Companies Talk About Lessons Learned During Their Accelerator Experience
After NVP Labs, the Newark Venture Partners accelerator, graduated its first class in December, we asked cohort members: What was the biggest lesson you learned as part of your experience? All of the startup founders who responded to our questions had something positive to say about NVP Labs. Several were unable to name just one lesson learned.
10 Questions for Tom Tobin, CEO of West Caldwell-based Startup Modelshop
What if financial analysts could create analytic applications in a fraction of the time they can now? What if they could then implement these applications so their customers or decision makers in their companies could use them in real-time? Financial services could provide real-time credit pricing decisions while a customer is on a website, recommend a rebalanced investment portfolio in real-time as a customer adjusts their profile online or flag possible compliance violations in online trading and stop the transactions before they present a risk to the company. This is the essential benefit of the analytic application platform offered by Modelshop.