Fair Haven’s ‘Yelp for extracurriculars’ wins BullPen event

KidGooRoo, a Fair Haven-based website for reviews of after-school activities, swept the top honors at TechLaunch’s ninth BullPen event, held earlier this week at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham campus. KidGooRoo won both the Panel Award...

Tech Trends: Students 2 Science scales virtual science lab to reach more N.J. students

If you represent a socioeconomically challenged, or “Title One,” school district in New Jersey, Students 2 Science, based in East Hanover, can help you deliver science instruction to your students — whether they are...

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...

Diversant acquires Minneapolis-based IT staffing company

Diversant, a IT staffing firm based in Red Bank, announced Friday it has acquired Alliance of Computer Professionals, a Minneapolis-based IT staffing company. Diversant said the acquisition will help build on its current footprint in...

16 N.J. companies make Deloitte’s tech Fast 500

Deloitte has released its annual ranking of the fastest-growing North American technology companies, and 16 New Jersey businesses made the rankings. The San Francisco-based company, which has a large presence in the Garden State, released...

‘We want to meet entrepreneurs doing cool things … we can help fund them’

Steve Socolof was excited to announce that Tech Council Ventures, the venture fund arm of the New Jersey Technology Council, had made its first investment with NJTC Fund II — and that it is...

Resolution … Make it personal: Some tips when it comes to using LinkedIn to...

Jessica Chernetz, a community development specialist at Microsoft, explained the importance of LinkedIn to the business community with one simple truth: LinkedIn is the No. 1 site for recruiters looking for qualified candidates and...

Vonage acquires TokBox, a programmable video provider, for $35M

Holmdel-based Vonage Holdings Corp. has acquired San Francisco-based TokBox Inc. for $35 million, it announced Monday. TokBox is a WebRTC programmable video provider that aids developers and enterprises to integrate live video into websites, mobile...

NJIT hires tech leader to head up incubation, commercialization

New Jersey Institute of Technology has added a veteran technology executive as its vice president of business incubation and executive director of commercialization, it announced Thursday. NJIT said Simon Nynens, former chairman, CEO and president...

Newark No. 25 on CBRE’s annual ‘Scoring Tech Talent’ report

CBRE announced Wednesday that Newark has ranked No. 25 on its Tech Talent Scorecard, part of its annual Scoring Tech Talent Report, which ranks the 50 North American markets on their ability to attract...

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Today’s silly stock story: Deli in Paulsboro has $100M valuation

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Perhaps overlooked in all of the provisions of the Economic Recovery Act of 2020 is the Community Anchor Institution Program. Developers, municipal leaders and...

Honoring the past, rebuilding the future: $94M Hinchcliffe project breaks ground

Major League Baseball is remembering Jackie Robinson this week. Thursday marked the 74th anniversary of Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. Wednesday in Paterson, real estate and city officials...