Cognizant expands digital engineering services with acquisition of Tin Roof Software

Teaneck-based IT services company Cognizant said on Tuesday it will acquire Tin Roof Software, a software product engineering and consulting firm. Tin Roof, which is based in Atlanta, Georgia, specializes in digital products for companies...

Tech Trends: Englewood Cliffs-based OwnBackup is ready to scale, diversify with $50M additional investment

One of New Jersey’s startup success stories is OwnBackup, headquartered in Englewood Cliffs. The company, which also has a large presence in Israel and an office in Britain, recently raised $50 million in additional...

Jersey City cryptocurrency firm BlockFi raises $50M in (traditional) funding

BlockFi, a Jersey City-based cryptocurrency company, has raised $50 million in funding, it announced this week. The company said in a news release that the round of Series C funding was led by Morgan Creek...

BD names Stewart to SVP of strategy, investor relations

BD, a global medical technology company based in Franklin Lakes, announced on Monday it has appointed Kristen Stewart to the newly-created role of senior vice president of strategy and investor relations, effective Aug. 31. In...

TrueFort partners with airloom, expands into Australia, New Zealand

TrueFort, a Weehawken-based application detection and response company, announced it has partnered with airloom to establish a presence in Australia and New Zealand. airloom is a cyber security consulting firm that provides advisory, design, build...

PSEG names Sheikh to SVP, CIDO

Public Service Enterprise Group announced on Wednesday it has named Zeeshan Sheikh to senior vice president, chief information and digital officer. The Newark-based public energy company said Monday was Sheikh's first day. As CIDO, Sheikh will...

Avis Budget Group announces CFO transition

Avis Budget Group Inc. announced on Thursday its financial leadership has changed. The Parsippany-based provider of mobility solutions said John F. North III is transitioning from chief financial officer to pursue other interests. In response,...

MRS BPO names Shalevich to SVP of IT

MRS BPO LLC, a Cherry Hill-based accounts receivable management firm, announced on Wednesday it has named Evelina Shalevich to senior vice president of IT. Shalevich has more than 15 years of experience in designing, developing...

JLL completes 15K sq. ft. lease for ID Systems in Woodcliff Lake

JLL announced on Tuesday it completed a lease renewal in Woodcliff Lake for ID Systems Inc., a wireless logistics tracking company. ID Systems, which operates as Powerfleet Inc., signed a long-term extension for 15,486 square...

Tech Trends: During pandemic, VCs look for promising startups to fund, Smiga and Bhatti...

Recently, James Barrood, former CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council, hosted an online chat with investors Brian Smiga, co-founder and partner of Alpha Venture Partners, based in New York, and Jay Bhatti, co-founder...

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