Private equity firm completes deal for Majesco

Thoma Bravo, a California-based private equity firm, has completed its $594 million acquisition of Morristown-based cloud insurance software solutions business Majesco, the two announced this week. The deal, first announced in July and then amended...

LSC announces $5M gift will be used to renovate 163-foot-tall pyramidal tower

Betty Wold Johnson, the matriarch of Johnson & Johnson, was an extraordinary philanthropist, humanitarian and patron of the arts. She also was a big science buff. Monday night, at the annual Liberty Science Center Genius Gala,...

William Paterson gets $1M grant to fund STEM scholarships for underserved communities

There has been a push to get more people from underserved communities in STEM fields. William Paterson University just got $1 million dollars’ worth of help to do so. The school announced this week that...

How 2020 is this? Quest piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 tests

How’s this for the ultimate in touchless service? Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics announced Tuesday it is teaming up with Walmart and DroneUp on a pilot program to provide drone delivery of COVID-19 at-home self-collection kits to...

Digital pharmacy company raises $5M in seed round

DiRx Inc., a digital health company focused on access to generic drugs, raised $5 million in a seed funding round, it announced recently. The Monroe-based company said the round was conducted through a private placement...

Acquisition company is buying CARiD.com operator Onyx

Legacy Acquisition Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cranbury-based Onyx Enterprises Int’l. Corp., owner and operator of CARiD.com, an e-commerce platform for the automotive aftermarket. The deal, valued at approximately $285 million in...

Rutgers CUEED wins $300K federal grant for Black and Latino tech initiative

Rutgers Business School’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to strengthen its efforts to build Black- and Latino-owned tech businesses, it announced...

R&D Council announces prestigious Edison Patent Awards honorees for 2020

The companies include global names such as BASF, Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, ExxonMobil, Nokia Bells Labs and Siemens. The colleges include Princeton University, Rutgers University, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey Institute of Technology and...

STEM programs cost more, but are worth investment for N.J.

In today’s world, technology is both indispensable and inescapable. Just about every facet of our society is changing rapidly due to technological innovation. Whether in health care or communication or finance or transportation or...

Tonight’s virtual Genius Gala will feature 4 ‘COVID Challengers’ as well as 3 Genius...

The Liberty Science Center’s Genius Gala is an annual celebration of some of the brightest minds from around the country — and around the globe. It’s an appreciation of visionary scientific achievement that normally...

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Stockton names CPA, alumnus as new board chairman

Raymond R. Ciccone, an accountant and alumnus, has been named chair of the Stockton University board of trustees, the Galloway-based college announced this week. Ciccone,...