NJ’s Innovation Ecosystem Taking Shape
In today’s business world, anyone with a car can be a taxi-cab company, anyone with a house can be a hotel, and we all can walk around with desktop computers in our pockets.
Propelify Sizzled on the Hoboken Waterfront
A 90-plus degree day didn’t deter the crowds from congregating on the Hoboken Waterfront for Propelify on Thursday, a one-of-a-kind tech and innovation festival with a regional draw.Aaron Price, the NJ Tech Meetup founder, who brought us Propelify, told NJTechWeekly.com that than 10,000 people wended their way through the paths between the two stages: the Stage of Inspiration and the Stage of Wisdom.
Don’t Leave Money on the Table! Apply for the NJ EDA NOL Program by June 30
he New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has begun accepting applications online for this year’s New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program. In essence, the NOL Program lets biotech and other tech companies with protected intellectual property sell their New Jersey tax losses and/or R&D tax credits to raise cash to finance their growth and operations. Emerging technology and biotechnology companies interested in applying should visit http://www.njeda.com/nol. Companies must apply online by June 30, 2017.
R&D Credit Lessens Payroll Tax Liability for Startups
For startups and small businesses with gross receipts of less than $5 million, the IRS has allowed up to $250,000 of an R&D credit to be applied against the company’s payroll tax liability.
Tech Biz Tips: Branding for Tech Entrepreneurs
Successful tech entrepreneurs have learned the value of their brand. Often, brands like Apple, Google, Yahoo, and many others came from entrepreneurs thinking about something local to their start-up location or just their wild imagination.