Yin and Yang of Fundraising Explored at LaunchNJ Life Sciences Meeting

At the LaunchNJ Life Sciences meeting on Oct. 10 at Kean University, attendees from startup life-science companies were treated to talks on the pleasures and the pains of fundraising.  Discussing the pleasures was Don Newman from the New Jersey Business Action Center. The pains were handled by Jarrod Rhen with WithumSmith+Brown.

Kiswe Mobile Founder Sweldens Shares Personal Anecdotes, Business Insight at Princeton

Eager audience members received entrepreneurial advice and insight into the television, mobile phone, and social media industries during a presentation at Princeton University on Nov. 6.The event, "Entrepreneurship and the Interplay of TV, Mobile, and Social," centered on a slide presentation and  a relaxed, open dialogue with technological innovator and business leader Wim Sweldens.

NJ Tech and Pharma Companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500

We present the New Jersey companies that made the Technology Fast 500 list published by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a professional services firm with headquarters in New York. The Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America.

Enthusiastic Entrepreneurs “Get Out of the Building” and “Fail Fast” at Lean Newark

The entrepreneurs hanging out at a hip coworking space in the middle of Newark during a windy weekend were all there to learn one counterintuitive business skill: to fail, and to fail quickly.That’s because, as the attendees of the third annual Lean Startup Machine Newark workshop also learned, failing faster actually opens the door to success.

Speakers Talk Turning Followers into Customers during Joint BrickCity Tech, Scarlet Startup Workshop

How does a business get followers on social media? How does that business turn those followers into customers? These are just some of the questions that Dwight Peters, of BackersHub, and Tiffany Aliche, the “Budgetnista,” answered during a joint BrickCity Tech/ Scarlet Startup Meetup workshop on Nov. 3 at Rutgers Business School, in Newark.

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