Startups from Community and Area Colleges Pitch at Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge

At the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge in November, community members and students competed for $3,000 and the chance to work at the NJIT School of Management’s Lean Startup Accelerator this summer.We heard pitches from a number of students and startups. Here are some of them.

Performance Wearable Startup YOPI Reaches $185K in Crowdfunding

In the Spring of 2016, Hemi Re’em was running a triathlon, which he had done so many times before. However, this race was different from the others: His body was not getting enough oxygen, so he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital, where he received open heart surgery.

NJ TECH CORNER: Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Inc.

Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRHC) is a provider of patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare   organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs, and manage risks. Clients include at-risk healthcare organizations, primary Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations, managed-care organizations, post-acute care facilities, behavioral health organizations and other provider groups. Founded in 2011, the Moorestown-based company has a total workforce of more than 200 employees.

Cimquest Discusses 3D Printing and Recent Partnership with HP

While 3D printing has been around for awhile, today's digital economy is creating greater demand for this technology, as manufacturers increasingly use it to make products faster and at lower cost. That was one of the messages from industry experts who discussed this topic at an event on January 17 hosted by Cimquest, a Branchburg-based provider of manufacturing products and services.

Company Roundup: Celgene, SHI International, AMERI Holdings

In a move that will energize the biotech industry in New Jersey, Celgene Corporation (Summit) announced plans to open the Thomas O. Daniel Research Incubator & Collaboration Center, offering entrepreneurs up-to-date lab spaces and resources. Somerset-based SHI International Corp. has acquired eTelligent Solutions Inc. AMERI Holdings, Inc.  (also known as “Ameri100”), a Princeton-based SAP cloud, digital and enterprise services company, is going into blockchain.

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