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

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.

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. 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. Feature Story Funding microfunding New Jersey small business 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.

[US] Rutgers Partners H360 Capital And NJIT To Attract Tech Companies To Newark

YoungUpstarts

Rutgers’ Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) , has announced a partnership with a minority-run early stage venture capital firm, H360 Capital , and NJIT’s Enterprise Development Center (EDC) , to attract technology companies to Newark, New Jersey.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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. This got me thinking about the legal obstacles that face innovators with new business models.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Start Up and Stay Up – How Small Businesses Survive & Thrive

The Startup Magazine

Since then it has grown to serve the tri-state New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware areas, but I still consider it a small business and my employees, more like a family. Turn Your Reputation for High-Quality Work Into New Clients.

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.

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.

Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs

ReadWriteStart

Virgin Islands,” five states - Delaware, Maine, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon - already have active SEA programs. Actually there’s more fodder to support SEA, which isn’t exactly a new idea. new jobs.

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. This got me thinking about the legal obstacles that face innovators with new business models.

[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.

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. by Aditya Narula, head of customer success at Kabbage.

Episode 106: Implementing Profit First With Frank DeBenedetto and Ralph M. Rivera

Mike Michalowicz

Aside from my professional pursuits, I teach web development at Manhattan College in New York City and am a member of the leadership team of my homeowners’ association as well as the local chapter of BNI. I currently live in Holmdel New Jersey, but I still consider myself a resident-in-spirit of the island of my birth – Manhattan NYC. Today, he spends the majority of his professional time on new business development. Also Available On. Show Summary.

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.

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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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. The costs of buying a new home and selling your old home are typically part of executive level relocation packages. New Jersey.

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.

Farming for Developers: Coastal Commission Stories – Lesson 1

Steve Blank

Last week I got an email last week from a New York VC asking for advice about building a house in the California Coastal Zone. The Coastal Act saved California from looking like the coast of New Jersey. “Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.”.

In Defense of Unreasonableness – Saving the California Coast

Steve Blank

It was the Coastal Act that saved California from looking like the coast of New Jersey. New development, sure –just avoid the wetland. Last night Alison and I along with others were honored for environmental leadership by the California League of Conservation Voters.

Episode 54: Business Synchronization and Profitability Antoine Gerschel

Mike Michalowicz

Recently he has helped such organizations as the US Trademark and Patent Office, The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene of the City of New York, Bayer, Pfizer, Munich Re, Swiss Re, UBS, Walmart and multiple start-ups. Also Available On. Show Summary.

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

YoungUpstarts

While text messaging and social media tools like Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way that today’s students communicate, the problem is that most educational institutions haven’t quite kept up.

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.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs - Silicon Valley: The Next Renaissance

ReadWriteStart

First, Ankit Duggal from Clifton, New Jersey, pitched RER LLC , a firm that currently manages a real estate investment fund and is working on an investment advisory service catering to real estate investors - individuals and small businesses.

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

OUR TEAM

Altgate

Central to that effort, she also provides powerful learning experiences, which help leaders to challenge their assumptions, build new adaptive skillsets, take on more responsibility, and advance their careers.

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.

Episode 116: The Power of Your Voice with Susan Berkley

Mike Michalowicz

located in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, providing recorded voice prompts for phone systems in all languages. Last Fall, Berkley was a behind-the-scenes expert presentation skills coach on Donald Trumps Apprentice, helping to coach the new Apprentice Randal and his team to victory. located in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, providing recorded voice prompts for phone systems in all languages. Also Available On. Show Summary. Today we interview Susan Berkley.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

Both Sides of the Table

Maker was bought to Disney and FullScreen by The Chernin Group (both for hundreds of millions of dollars) and both continue to grow and create new strategies. Mitu Network is the largest digital media company for Latinos in the US and also targeting Mexico and South America.