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.
In South Jersey, Inspira Brings Health Care Closer to Patents through Tech
Startup Roundup: Penji, GovPilot, Birdzi, Krewr
Penji: A socially conscious graphics design firm that launched in April 2017 in Camden, Penji offers unlimited design work with unlimited revisions for a flat fee of $349/month, in a design-as-a- service model. GovPilot, a Hoboken municipal software provider, has added a “Dashboard” interface to its software.RevTech, a retail technology accelerator and venture fund in Dallas, announced it had closed a Series A round for Birdzi, a startup based in Iselin. Krewr is a new social app designed by Newark native and attorney Cynthia Gill.
Boxed’s Chieh Huang Talks Luck, Responsibility for Employees at December NJ Tech Meetup
At the December New Jersey Tech Meetup, Aaron Price interviewed Chieh Huang, CEO and cofounder of Boxed ( New York) which started in New Jersey. The wide-ranging conversation covered Huang’s entrepreneurial journey, his reputation as a compassionate leader, and some of the ins and outs of building Boxed.
Interview with Jeff Weinstein: Sale of RightAnswers Came at Right Time in Company’s Evolution
Last April, Edison-based RightAnswers was sold to Upland Software for $17.2 million in cash at closing, a $2.5 million cash holdback and an earnout component. RightAnswers had a cloud-based knowledge management system used by customers to help streamline their customer support operations. The company was founded in 2001 by its chairman, Mark Finkel. In this article, we interview Jeff Weinstein, who was president and CEO of RightAnswers from 2002 through its acquisition.