Lively Discussion on Technology in Sports Highlights NJTC Annual Meeting

At its An­nu­al Meet­ing, held on Ju­ly 15, the New Jer­sey Tech Coun­cil brought to­geth­er a pan­el of heavy hit­ters in sports tech­no­logy for a dis­cus­sion mainly fueled by audi­ence ques­tions. The pan­el was mod­er­ated by Wim Sweldens, cofounder and CEO of Kiswe Mo­bile (Mur­ray Hill), a New Jer­sey star­tup spe­cial­iz­ing in bring­ing live sports events to mo­bile phones.

12 Tech Companies on NJBIZ’s “TOP 100 Privately Held Companies” List

Each year NJB­IZ com­piles a list of “N.J.’s Top 100 Privately Held Com­pan­ies.” This year, twelve tech and tech-re­lated com­pan­ies made the list.

Keller Center eLab Startups Present at Princeton Demo Day, Part Two

For the past sev­er­al years, Prin­ceton’s Keller Cen­ter has run a sum­mer ac­cel­er­at­or called “eLab” for star­tups from the school, provid­ing each par­ti­cip­at­ing team with $20,000 in seed money, a place to work, and ment­or­ing. This year the teams presen­ted at eLab Demo Day, on Au­gust 11. Part Two cov­ers Click­Stick, BTS, TeachMe and Friendsy.
Photo: Frank Dombroski, CEO, cofounder and president of FlexWage Photo Credit: Courtesy FlexWage
Frank Dombroski, CEO, cofounder and president of FlexWage | Courtesy FlexWage

10 Questions for Frank Dombroski, CEO of Mountainside-Based Startup FlexWage

Flex­Wage Solu­tions is a star­tup that is tack­ling a nasty prob­lem af­fect­ing lower- and middle-in­come in­di­vidu­als. People are get­ting ripped off by “pay­day loans,” which charge big fees and high in­terest rates.

Professor/Entrepreneur Talks about New Method of Company Creation at Princeton Tech Meetup

If lean star­tup meth­od­o­logy doesn’t work for you, then maybe you’re a can­did­ate for the al­tern­at­ive meth­od of com­pany cre­ation es­poused by Joshua Spodek, entrepreneur, professor and coach at Columbia and NYU.Spodek ex­plained his pro­cess to an en­thu­si­ast­ic and re­cept­ive audi­ence at the Prin­ceton Tech Meetup on Ju­ly 16, in a talk titled “8 Steps from No Idea to Fund­ing.”

Sponsored Post: Is It SAFE to KISS? Should We KISS SAFEs Goodbye?

In an at­tempt to ac­know­ledge and neut­ral­ize that in­vestor-side skep­ti­cism about SAFEs, our in­trep­id friends, col­leagues and coun­ter­parts from the West Coast have blown us a KISS (Keep It Simple Se­cur­ity). The KISS – es­sen­tially a hy­brid that at­tempts to em­ploy the best of com­pany-friendly SAFEs and the slightly more in­vestor-friendly con­vert­ible notes -- seeks to level the play­ing field, says Dav­id Sor­in of Mc­Carter & Eng­lish.

Technology Marketing in the Digital Age: Sharing is Caring: How to Amplify your Marketing Efforts

You can have the most ro­bust mar­ket­ing plan in place, but without en­gage­ment and amp­li­fic­a­tion, your ef­forts may not get the re­turn you had hoped for. 
Around New Jersey

NJ Consumer Advocate Wants Verizon to Stop Switching Customers From Copper Lines

The state's top consumer advocate is renewing a request that regulators launch an investigation into Verizon New Jersey's practice of disconnecting its customers from traditional copper-line phone service without telling them in a timely manner that it's doing so. In a second filing with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, the state Division of Rate…

Reading, writing & robots: Electronic teacher aides assist N.J. students with special needs

"WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AGAIN?" asks the diminutive robot named Peter. Several of the 3- and 4-year-olds in the pre-K/kindergarten class are excited about the prospect. "Yes, robot!" "Let's do it again!" "I love this robot!" they call out. "Can you show me a dog?" asks Peter as the classroom teacher nods to the child…

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