Holmdel Idea Summit Celebrates an Explosion of Innovation in New Jersey
This summer, speakers at The Holmdel Idea Summit talked about innovations now and in the future. The summit, which took place at Bell Works (Holmdel), was the brainchild of entrepreneur Sanjay Macwan who has worked on the bleeding edge of technology innovation.
Experience Can Be Taught, but Attitude Can’t, Hopkins Tells Startup Grind Princeton
Simon Hopkins knows a thing or two about running tech and tech-service businesses. Before he became an angel investor with New York Angels, Hopkins, who lives in Princeton, was a successful entrepreneur who led some very fast-growing companies.
17 Tech and Tech-Related Companies Make NJBIZ Best Places to Work in New Jersey
[This week, we are rerunning some of our popular stories from 2017] When NJBIZ announced its selections for the Best Places to Work in New Jersey in February, 17 tech and tech-enabled companies appeared on the list. At a celebratory event at the end of April, the business publication announced the ranks of those companies based on a number of criteria.
From Don Katz, CEO of Audible: Embracing the Comeback of a Great American City through Tech
In 2017, Audible will celebrate 10 years since we set up our world headquarters here in Newark. We decided to embrace the comeback of a great American city as a defining cultural principle for the company, because I’ve long believed companies can have hearts and souls and missions that transcend financial gain.
IDT Corp. is Incubating Tech Startups in Newark
Almost everyone who arrives in Newark via Interstate 280 can spot the IDT building at 520 Broad St. from the elevated road. It’s the building with a big bold IDT logo on top. When most folks think of IDT, they remember its days as one of the first VoIP companies. In the early 2000s, it owned a successful company called Net2Phone that specialized in international discount telecommunications. IDT sold that company for over $1 billion.