A Tech Vision For Newark – An Ambitious Plan To Transform NJ’s Largest City

This is something I wrote for the NJ Tech Meetup website. Newark, New Jersey – the next tech hub? Could new companies and new jobs be the next big step in the city’s renaissance? Newark Venture Partners (NVP) thinks so and they are placing a 50 million dollar bet they can ignite the high-tech fire thatContinue reading “A Tech Vision For Newark – An Ambitious Plan To Transform NJ’s Largest City”

NJ Tech Meetup 64 with Kevin Ryan In Review

Here’s something I wrote for NJTech.me Key Takeaways: Great teams build great products Deciding what you’re NOT going to do is important We need more computer scientists, NOW! Summer is over and it’s time to get back to business. The NJ Tech Meetup kicked off fall with its 64th meetup. It was a double packedContinue reading “NJ Tech Meetup 64 with Kevin Ryan In Review”

#NJTech Meetup 64 w/ Kevin Ryan, Founder: Gilt, MongoDB, Business Insider

Here is something I wrote for this Wednesday’s NJ Tech Meetup with special guest Kevin Ryan.   DoubleClick, Mongo DB, ShopWiki, Gilt, Zola, The Ladders, HotJobs, Business Insider. One thing they all have in common is Kevin Ryan, “The Godfather” of NYC tech. What started it all? How did he become an entrepreneur? Dilbert madeContinue reading “#NJTech Meetup 64 w/ Kevin Ryan, Founder: Gilt, MongoDB, Business Insider”

#NJTech Meetup 63 with Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk should come with a warning label. DO NOT use @GaryVee if you are afraid of brutal honesty. AVOID @GaryVee if easily offended. @GaryVee may cause epiphany, soul searching and uncontrollable laughter. For best results @GaryVee only as directed. This past Wednesday night will go down as one of the great NJ Tech Meetups. It wasContinue reading “#NJTech Meetup 63 with Gary Vaynerchuk”

NJ Tech Meetup 63: Gary Vaynerchuk (author, investor, biz dude)

Here’s something I wrote for August’s guest speaker at the NJ Tech Meetup in Hoboken.  Entrepreneurship is an art. One of the keys to success is storytelling. How well you pitch your business, market your product and keep customers coming back are all part of the story you tell. If you are successful, you knowContinue reading “NJ Tech Meetup 63: Gary Vaynerchuk (author, investor, biz dude)”