Innovation and Venture Capital in New Jersey

Feld Thoughts

If you are a fan of Startup Communities , there’s a lot going on around new initiatives on this front. An example is a post we put up today titled Thoughts on the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund. The post Innovation and Venture Capital in New Jersey appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Startup Communities new jersey startup communities startup community way startuprev Techstars

When is the best time to invest in real estate?

The Startup Magazine

When a person buys a property this way, they do not have to get new financing. The state of New Jersey has the highest property taxes and Hawaii has the lowest. Finance Real Estate financing investing New Jersey Property property taxes Real estate rentals Residential property stock market taxes

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Why Your Startup May Need a Dry Van Vehicle

The Startup Magazine

Foster McGowen Voorhees, the 30th governor of New Jersey at the turn of the 20th century, and the man for whom Voorhees, New Jersey is named, probably never even imagined just how populated this area of New Jersey would eventually become. Secondly amazing is how mobile the general population of New Jersey and the entire country is.

5 Strategies for Starting a Successful Solo Law Firm

The Startup Magazine

And once you start getting clients, you need to provide them with high-quality representation, and then harness their goodwill to turn that into new business. I myself belong to the American Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar, as well as the associations of the states to which I am admitted to practice. She also volunteers with Legal Services of Northwest New Jersey and the Resource Center for Women and their Families.

The Intersect Fund – Small (Business) Is The New Big

YoungUpstarts

When Rohan Mathew and Joe Shure were editors at The Daily Targum — Rutgers University ’s student-run newspaper — they were privy to two totally different sides of New Brunswick, New Jersey. That side of New Brunswick were the down-and-out – the busboys, porters of those high-end hotels, dishwashers in those expensive eating places and other low-income residents who struggle to make ends meet. Rohan Mathew and Joe Shure, founders of The Intersect Fund.

Fundraising Hacks in Princeton NJ, Friday, Oct. 4

David Teten

Fundraising HBS Alumni Angels New Jersey Startup Fundraising Hacks. I hope you can join me at a Harvard Club of Princeton event on Friday, October 4, 2013, 8:00AM. I’ll be speaking on “Fundraising Hacks” You can see a preview above and below. Location: TigerLabs, 252 Nassau Street – Second Floor, Princeton, NJ, . This event is pertinent for both early-stage investors and also entrepreneurs.

Supporting the $1K Project

Feld Thoughts

A month ago, Alex Iskold emailed me about a new initiative that he started with Minda Brusse and a group of 20 volunteers called the $1K Project. Jasmine Family (Oregon) Kristen Family (Pennslyvania) Colleen’s Family (Not Disclosed) Cristina Family (New Jersey) Theresa’s Family (Texas). The mission of the $1K Project is to help families impacted by the pandemic by connecting them directly with sponsors who are willing to gift them $1k a month for three months.

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TPG Capital Buys Grande Communications for $650 Million

SiliconHills

The firm also announced plans to buy RCN Telecom Services of Princeton, New Jersey for $1.6 TPG Capital, a private equity firm, announced Monday plans to buy San Marcos-based Grande Communications Networks for $650 million. billion. It purchased the companies from ABRY Partners in separate transactions. William Morrow founded Grande Communications in 1999 and served […] The post TPG Capital Buys Grande Communications for $650 Million appeared first on SiliconHills.

RxWiki Merges with TeleManager Technologies and Launches Digital Pharmacist

SiliconHills

Austin-based RxWiki, a digital health company, has announced its merger with TeleManager Technologies, a communications solutions company based in Newark, New Jersey. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Together, they have launched Digital Pharmacist with 55 employees.

Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?

YoungUpstarts

By Alex Zaltsman, CEO of InnoviMobile.com and president of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of New Jersey. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) of New Jersey conducted an informal survey of their 90 members to discover common traits entrepreneurs tend to have. Similarly, David Rear, president of Advanced Clinical Concepts, said entrepreneurs need to be open to new ideas and flexible “to change direction when needed.”

Workplace Diversity Versus Workplace Discrimination: Understanding The Difference

YoungUpstarts

On the other hand, as New Jersey discrimination lawyer Ravi Sattiraju notes, when a culture of discrimination in the workplace is tolerated, even encouraged, it results in a toxic environment which then becomes destructive. And, while the infection rate seems to be dropping in mainland China, it is growing in the rest of the world with new countries added every day.

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LelePets.com – Daily Deals For Animal Lovers

YoungUpstarts

Based in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, LeLePets is a members-only online retail site that specializes in pet-related products, as well as products inspired by pets. There are daily deal or group-buying websites that cover almost every niche. Many of them are also struggling to survive in an extremely crowded space. But those that target one niche seem to do pretty well – animal lovers. We’ve covered doggyloot before , here’s another: LeLePets.

Keeping Corporate Culture

Mike Michalowicz

It was a new store that had opened in New Jersey, yet I noticed many of the employees had southern accents. One of the employees explained that approximately half the staff was from other Cracker Barrel stores in Virginia and that they were here to get the Jersey employees up to speed. By taking some of their best people to this new location Cracker Barrel was more than just training employees, they were keeping the corporate culture strong.

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Mike the Gardener Enterprises, LLC

Up and Running

Appropriately located in the Garden State of New Jersey, Mike the Gardener Enterprises offers a seeds of the month club, gardening tips, and many other tools to help anyone become a master home gardener. For Small Business Saturday shoppers, Mike the Gardener Enterprises will be offering 70 percent off any membership to their famous Seeds of the Month club. Just enter the promotional code: HOLIDAY at checkout. Business Planning

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Everything You Need To Know About Locksmith Career Options

YoungUpstarts

They must also stay up to date with brand new smart technologies and security systems that are high in demand today. Real estate companies may hire you for re-keying or installing new locks on residential properties for sale. If you live in New Jersey, Alaska or California, you can expect to earn a better living than locksmiths in other states. If you believe the locksmith profession has more to do with the past than the future, then you couldn’t be more wrong!

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Clothing Marketplace Using Ai to Give Best Shopping Experience Ever

Hearpreneur

Our name was originally Shopright Clothing, a name we loved dearly but due to SEO purposes we decided not to compete with Shoprite – a huge grocery chain in New Jersey. AI is powering most aspects of our lives.

HashTip.com – Moms Sharing Tips

YoungUpstarts

Enter New Jersey-based social commerce startup HashTip ( www.hashtip.com ), which uses a Pinterest pinboard-style format to help these moms make smart buying decisions by narrow down product choices, compare reviews and information, and find the best deals online. For many brands, moms are a much desired target market.

Yanni Hufnagel: A Coaching Powerhouse

YoungUpstarts

Raised in Scarsdale, New York, Hufnagel’s youth had always been grounded in sports. Successive internships with the New Jersey Nets in both summer and fall sessions continued to develop Hufnagel’s experience on his resume. To be a top-notch college basketball assistant coach is to be both an excellent salesman and a brilliant recruiter. Yanni Hufnagel, the assistant coach of the Harvard basketball program between 2009 and 2013 happened to be both.

Episode 107: Is the Recession Over Yet? with James Coyle

Mike Michalowicz

Coyle is the President of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest and most active business associations in New Jersey. Within New Jersey political circles, Mr. Coyle has become well known. In 1995, Mr. Coyle was tapped by Governor Whitman to manage the day-to-day operations of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Before coming to New Jersey, Mr. Coyle managed a trading and consulting firm based in Singapore.

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Bookmarking Service Clipix Helps You Organize Online Content

YoungUpstarts

““Over the past nine months the Clipix team has developed a number of unique solutions for users who need a tool to help them be organized online and easily collaborate with others as needed,” says Oded Berkowitz, founder and CEO of Fort Lee, New Jersey-based Clipix. The new feature solves a problem most individuals face each day, and saving emails in a safe location is as easy as forwarding it to a private Clipix folder.”.

Does Your Small Business Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

YoungUpstarts

These include Arkansas, Georgia, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. These include Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah. by Veronica Baxter. Perhaps. Statutory workers’ compensation laws are particular to each state, but in general, businesses having employees that are not large enough to self-insure must carry workers’ comp insurance.

AI Startups Need Data, and the Government Needs Help

ReadWriteStart

In the private and academic sectors, more companies are investing in AI and machine learning to solve complex problems in new ways. government boasts more than 200,000 public datasets hosted through data.gov, divided among numerous lists and segmented into categories such as: Information on 173 million taxi rides in New York City. Due to their unique oversight, governments have a surplus of data at their fingertips.

Strangling Innovation: Tesla versus “Rent Seekers”

Steve Blank

The greatest number of jobs is created when startups create a new market – one where the product or service never existed before or is radically more convenient. Recently, the New York and North Carolina legislatures considered a new law written by Auto Dealer lobbyists that would make it illegal for Tesla to sell cars directly to consumers. This got me thinking about the legal obstacles that face innovators with new business models.

How To Win Business Awards

Mike Michalowicz

But the day I won the Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award from the SBA in New Jersey, I had a PR coup that just wouldn’t quit. Every major New Jersey newspaper ran an article, all the local TV news station highlighted me, and the networking… oh the networking… it was amazing. I used to think winning an award was just a silly thing. More of an ego stroke than anything else.

Secrets To Success: What This Maverick Turnaround Expert Learned From An Extraordinary Six-Year-Old

YoungUpstarts

by Rick Miller, author of “ Be Chief: It’s a Choice, Not a Title “ Years ago, I volunteered at a rehabilitation facility in Morristown, New Jersey, working with a gifted physical therapist in a 100-degree heated pool.

Episode 43: Content Sharing and Budget Management with Nathan Hecht and Gregg Hollmann

Mike Michalowicz

A graduate of The College of New Jersey with a degree in business, Gregg caught the DJ bug in his late 20s and has not looked back. For the past three years, Gregg has served as President of the New Jersey Disc Jockey Network (NJDJN), a premier professional DJ association. A graduate of The College of New Jersey with a degree in business, Gregg caught the DJ bug in his late 20s and has not looked back. Also Available On. Show Summary.

From The Flea Market To The Stock Market

YoungUpstarts

But when my friend dropped out of our partnership, I didn’t need to look far to find a new partner. My father was laid off work and decided to join me on the Philadelphia and New Jersey flea market circuit.

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Avoid Monoculture. Travel. Read Widely. Let Experience be Your Compass.

Both Sides of the Table

But when you’re in the mood to draw in a few new sources for entrepreneurship you might consider these two books non-traditional books on entrepreneurship that had an impact on me. He writes about the fabric of American life, often from the perspective of his Jewish, New Jersey roots. The protagonist grows up in an upper middle class neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey.

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Don't build an empire overnight - lessons from FreshDirect and Webvan

BeyondVC

The other day I received a direct mail piece from FreshDirect , the online delivery service based out of New York. What struck me is that the service has been around for years in NYC, and it is now getting out to some of the suburbs in New Jersey. In fact, after having done a little research, FreshDirect was started in 2002 and now 8 years later is delivering in New Jersey.

Entrepreneur Creates a Technologically Savvy Daycare Model

Hearpreneur

In 2011, the company began franchising in an effort to expand beyond our New Jersey footprint. Since then, we have rebranded as Lightbridge Academy and grown the company to 17 child care franchises open throughout New Jersey employing over 450 and serving over 2,400 children. Currently, we are regionally expanding with 44 child care centers under development in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland.

Adding Value: How Solar Panels Help the Value of Your Real Estate

The Startup Magazine

Other solar panel giants include Nevada, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Florida. These days, it’s become trendy to save the world. Entrepreneurs in renewable energy initiatives are making an impact with their disruptive innovations, particularly with ideas that change the way we both work and live.

[Interview] Zack Creed, Oakville Golf Instructor On Entrepreneurship, Career Transitions

YoungUpstarts

After captaining his high school team in New Jersey, he studied Professional Golf Management (PGM) and recreation management at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). In just six months, Zack exceeded over $100,000 in new sales. Oakville’s Zack Creed would say golf was in his blood. As a student, he honed his skills through a number of internships at some of the finest courses in the US.

Navigating Seasonality While Keeping Cashflow Healthy

YoungUpstarts

Launching new services for traditionally slow seasons. To even out cash flow, he recently decided to stage some summer home expos on the New Jersey shore, aimed at vacation home owners. The new shows will help me with cash flow in the summer when I don’t usually have much,” says Joe. We invest money in painting, buying new chairs and umbrellas, and doing some landscaping,” says Jason. by Aditya Narula, head of customer success at Kabbage.

What’s Your Company’s First Impression (The Armpit Syndrome)

Mike Michalowicz

If you have ever visited my home state of New Jersey there is a chance that the visit left you with one of two impressions. You see… if you are coming into New Jersey by plane, you will land at New Jersey’s international airport located in Newark. Coming from parts of New York City, you see the breathtaking skylines, amazing bridges and buildings. Consider these common “points of entry” for new customers to your business.

Onward And Upward: Your Relocation For Work Guide

YoungUpstarts

In addition to the obvious advantages of the new position, there are social, professional and tax ramifications tied to relocating for a job. If you are making an international move or simply changing cities, moving for work opens up new opportunities to build networks, make new relationships and expand your experience. The costs of buying a new home and selling your old home are typically part of executive level relocation packages. New Jersey. New York.

Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs

ReadWriteStart

Virgin Islands,” five states - Delaware, Maine, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon - already have active SEA programs. Scott Gerber - ReadWriteWeb contributor , founder and president of the Young Entrepreneur Council , and a leader in the movement to #Fix Young America (Senator Wyden, in fact, wrote a chapter in Gerber’s #Fix Young America book addressing this topic) - says SEA is “just common sense… and a simple realization of the new reality of the startup economy.”.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: DrumG

Austin Startup

DrumG is located in New York, London, Singapore and Bermuda. This is inclusive of signing on new institutions to the network. DrumG is primarily based out of New York and London, and has a presence in Singapore and Bermuda.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: DrumG

Austin Startup

DrumG is located in New York, London, Singapore and Bermuda. This is inclusive of signing on new institutions to the network. DrumG is primarily based out of New York and London, and has a presence in Singapore and Bermuda.

Strangling Innovation: Tesla versus “Rent Seekers”

Steve Blank

The greatest number of jobs is created when startups create a new market – one where the product or service never existed before or is radically more convenient. Recently, the New York and North Carolina legislatures considered a new law written by Auto Dealer lobbyists that would make it illegal for Tesla to sell cars directly to consumers. This got me thinking about the legal obstacles that face innovators with new business models.

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

YoungUpstarts

Founded in 2007, Wayne, New Jersey-based ConnectYard provides a platform for educational institutions that integrates their learning management systems with the social media tools students use to connect students and instructors for a more web-based community, and provide a better learning experience at the same time.

Don't build an empire overnight – lessons from FreshDirect and Webvan

BeyondVC

The other day I received a direct mail piece from FreshDirect , the online delivery service based out of New York.    What struck me is that the service has been around for years in NYC, and it is now getting out to some of the suburbs in New Jersey.    In fact, after having done a little research, FreshDirect was started in 2002 and now 8 years later is delivering in New Jersey

3 Steps Millennials Can Take To Disrupt The Business Waters

YoungUpstarts

While they might not be following in the entrepreneurial footsteps of previous generations right now, choosing instead to watch and plan, they can begin to take certain steps to ensure that when they do dive headfirst into a new venture, they won’t drown their businesses. Within the next five or 10 years, chances are strong that we’ll see founders in ever-increasing numbers, bringing with them new ideas and disrupting the business waters for the better.

Episode 118: The Youngin’ in an Old Mans Business World ft. Kieran Lynch

Mike Michalowicz

Kieran now leads the finance, marketing & strategic planning departments of Lynch Contracting providing new-age guidance on significant decisions for the company. Kieran lives in northern New Jersey with his wife Felisha and their son Maguire. Kieran now leads the finance, marketing & strategic planning departments of Lynch Contracting providing new-age guidance on significant decisions for the company. Also Available On. Show Summary.