These are the 16 Best Tech Places to Work in NJ According to NJBIZ
Each year, NJBIZ (Somerset) compiles a list of the best places to work in New Jersey. The companies qualifying as the “Best Places to Work” are determined through the completion of a questionnaire from the Best Companies Group (Harrisburg, Pa.), sister company of NJBIZ. At an Awards Event on May 1, NJBIZ will unveil the rankings of the best companies.
Point Pleasant Beach-based Hammer Fiber Offers Blockchain Mining in the Cloud
Businesses that are hosting their own blockchains or that are mining blockchain cryptocurrencies have an alternative in the cloud, said Mark G. Stogdill, president and CEO of Hammer Fiber (Point Pleasant Beach).
Change at the Top: Eileen Martinson Steps Down at Sparta Systems; New CEO is Dana Jones
Hamilton-based Sparta Systems, which develops software that helps companies automate business processes tied to quality management and regulatory compliance, has a new CEO. Sparta has appointed Dana Jones to fill the role. Former CEO Eileen Martinson is retiring, but she plans to remain an active member of the board and a strategic adviser to the company.
NJEdge Allies with Amazon Web Services to Bring Enhanced Cloud Services to Schools, Universities, Governments
Recently, NJEdge (Newark) announced that it partnered with Amazon Web Services to create a “dedicated express lane” for New Jersey schools and other members of its consortium. The alliance involves a direct physical connection between AWS and the NJEdge statewide optical fiber research and education network. NJEdge members can now leverage existing NJEdge connections, or create new ones, to use AWS Direct Connect at significantly reduced costs, NJEdge said in a release.
FinTech Studios is First Graduate of Stevens Venture Center Incubator
In January, the Stevens Venture Center (SVC) announced the first company to graduate from its ranks of startups: FinTech Studios, which has moved to offices in Manhattan. A part of Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken), the SVC was established to help fledgling student, faculty and related companies by providing them with space, advice and expertise, and by exposing them to a network of investors, entrepreneurs and other seasoned tech and business people.