NJ-Based Startups Fluidsens and iSport360 Win Third TechLaunch BullPen Event
Four New Jersey startups participated in the third BullPen pitch competition, which was hosted by TechLaunch (Kinnelon) at Princeton University on April 19, in conjunction with the Princeton Tech Meetup. Mario Casabona, TechLaunch founder and CEO, reflected on the history of TechLaunch and the reasons the organization has pivoted from an accelerator model to a business coaching and mentoring model.
Overheard on Stages of Wisdom and Inspiration: A Propelify Roundup
With a crowd in excess of 10,000 from various sectors of the entrepreneurial community descending upon the Hoboken waterfront on May 18, it was eminently clear that there was no ‘Sophomore Jinx’ for Propelify, following its hugely successful 2016 debut. In case you missed all the fun and festivities that day, below is a sampling of some of the insights provided by a few of the 40-plus speakers who graced the Stage of Wisdom, at the north end of the waterfront, and the Stage of Inspiration, at the south end.
Arianna Huffington’s Propelify Interview: Embrace the Joy of Missing Out
We live in an age of addiction. To our phones. To being busy. Arianna Huffington aims to use our addictions to build her next mega-media/consulting/commerce company. To that end, she founded the six-month-old Thrive Global (New York).
NJ TECH CORNER: VONAGE HOLDING CORP.
Vonage Holding Corp. (NYSE; VG) is a provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers.
WorkWave Cuts Ribbon on Headquarters at Bell Works as Tech Hub Continues to Grow
WorkWave cut the ribbon on its new headquarters at Bell Works in Holmdel on May 17, and marked the occasion with speeches by public officials and others who helped make the day possible.When WorkWave signed on to move to Bell Works, the announcement was hailed by the New Jersey tech community as a sign that this revitalized Bell Labs building could become a suburban tech hub.