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2014 - 7 stories
2013 - 5 stories
2012 - 2 stories
2011 - 7 stories
2010 - 1 story
2009 - 6 stories
2008 - 5 stories
2007 - 2 stories
2006 - 3 stories
2005 - 3 stories
2004 - 1 story
2003 - 2 stories
2014
NJIT is hosting the Technology and Entrepreneurship Talent Network (TETN) opening ceremony to kick off Industry Week that focuses on the latest trends in these two industry sectors. >>
NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors. >>
U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. of North America Chairman and CEO Joe Taylor, and New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will join New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom and New Jersey Innovation Institute President Don Sebastian in announcing a major, new economic development venture to an audience of invited guests from the business, government, and higher education sectors. >>
NJIT's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day proved a brilliant showcase of the deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by students across disciplines, from engineering, to the life sciences, to business and finance. >>
S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform. >>
The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Following a decade-long civil war that decimated its fragile, emerging economy, Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, still lacks such basic infrastructure as paved roads and traffic lights. But the city once called the Athens of West Africa is gearing up for prosperity. >>
2013
Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
How to do business in China will be the focus of an all-day conference, open to the public and hosted by the North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association, NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) and the NJIT Chinese Student Association on June 8, 2013.  >>
The New Jersey chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO NJ) and The Star-Ledger/NJ.com announced the first annual Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award – an award created to honor New Jersey-based companies that exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of the state.  >>
A team of NCE biomedical engineering undergraduates lead by George Ulsh and Dung Le, both of Mullica Hill, recently received the “People's Choice” award at a poster session and pitch competition sponsored by the New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network at Princeton University.   >>
2012
Yang Fan, NJIT class of 2011, recently led a team based in Philadelphia at the New Venture Competition of the Carnegie Mellon University US-China Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit held on April 28th-April 29th in Pittsburgh.  >>
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A student team in the Albert Dorman Honors College Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) won two second-place awards–Best Pitch and People's Choice–on Feb. 1 at the Annual New Jersey  Entrepreneurial Network (NJEN) poster session at Princeton University. >>
2011
Own It Ventures, in collaboration with New Jersey Monthly magazine will honor three women business owners located at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC).  >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development, will be the keynote speaker at the North-America Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA) Annual Conference on Dec. 3 at NJIT. >>
The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT will host a Monthly Entrepreneurs Gathering on April 14, 10 a.m.-12 noon. >>
Universities are going into business — in a big way, according to Donald Siegel, dean of the School of Business and professor of management at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). >>
On Saturday, March 19, the NJIT Alumni Club of Metro DC, in partnership with the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, will sponsor a Workshop for Entrepreneurs at the American Society of Civil Engineers National Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Graham Bell Drive, Reston, VA.  >>
Judith Sheft, associate VP of technology development at NJIT, was one of four NJ research university representatives who briefed a conference of entrepreneurs last week on their commitment to commercializing new discoveries to move them out of the lab and into the economy. >>
2010
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of Technology Development at NJIT, will serve as a panelist at the North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association Annual Conference: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the 2010s and Beyond on Oct. 24 at the Hilton Hotel in Iselin, NJ.  >>
2009
The New Jersey Technology Council will present roundtable sessions on nano entrepreneurship and nano applications on June 2, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center. Satya Prakash, associate professor in biomedical engineering at McGill University, will give the keynote presentation. To register, click here. >>
Entrepreneurs and startup companies (and their advisors) who are planning to present to investors in the next few months will have the opportunity to obtain direct feedback and expert help with their presentations at the "Dry Run Your Investor Presentation" workshop on June 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center. Coaching will be provided by Steve Bowman, the “Pitch Doctor.” To register, contact: Bill Coons, 908-553-6775.  >>
Chuck Daniels of ACBB-BITS, Inc., a highly successful entrepreneur and NJIT alumnus (BS '80) who received NJIT's Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award in 2000, will be the guest speaker at a Monthly Entrepreneurs' Gathering on April 2, 10 a.m.-12:30 pm at the Enterprise Development Center, 211 Warren St., Room 407. RSVP to Kelly Carthens or 973-643-4063 would be appreciated. >>
Have a great idea for a business or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for the Young Alumni Club's Entrepreneurial Network program. On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Alumni Association of NJIT's Young Alumni Club and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center co-sponsored a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs that was attended by 90 alumni and guests. For more information about the program, go to www.njit.edu/alumni/yac. >>
Have a great idea or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Association of NJIT. >>
NJIT's Office of Technology Development is hosting an 11-week series of webinars focused on commercialization of research (life science and engineering-based technology), on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 14–March 25, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1403. Co-organized by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, the course will discuss the practical business and legal issues that researchers need to understand to commercialize their research. Contact Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President Technology Development at 973-596-5825; sheft@njit.edu.            >>
2008
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment. >>
Annaleena Parhankangas, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management, will explore the paradoxes, challenges and potential of entrepreneurship in technology-driven industries at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on Oct. 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
Bruce Kirchhoff, PhD, of Maplewood, a distinguished professor in NJIT's School of Management, and a renowned expert in small business administration, received at NJIT's recent annual awards convocation, the Excellence in Research Award. >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, explains technology transfer and commercialization within New Jersey's universities and its importance for the growth of our economy in a new video featured in the May issue of NJ Entrepreneur.com. >>
The Sustainable Business Incubator at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in association with NJIT, the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies and other institutions and sponsors, is hosting a one-day symposium, expo, and workshop on on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable technology entrepreneurship on May 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business in Madison. For more details and to register, log on to http://www.invention2venture.org/greenventures08/. >>
2007
Science and technology entrepreneurs and small businesses in New Jersey will have the opportunity to gain information that will help them compete more effectively for SBIR/STTR grants and contracts at the Seventh Annual NJ SBIR/STTR Conference on June 7-8 at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center III. >>
Bo Kemp, business administrator for the City of Newark, will deliver the keynote address at the “It's Time” Young Entrepreneurs Conference for existing and future entrepreneurs on March 1, 12:30-7:30 p.m., NJIT Campus Center. Sponsored by the Prudential Young Entrepreneur Program, The Greater Newark Business Development Consortium and NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), the event celebrates Entrepreneurship Week USA. Pre-registration is required. For more information, visit www.GNBDC.org or call the EDC at 973-643-4063 ext. 103. >>
2006
Dick Sweeney, who co-founded Keurig in 1993, received NJIT's Entrepreneurial Leadership Award during NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. “Dick Sweeney is an example of an outstanding alumnus who has made major strides in corporate America, while still finding the time to help NJIT,” said Jacquelynn Rhodes, associate vice president for development at NJIT. >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will host a Monthly Entrepreneurs Gathering (MEG) Roundtable Session on August 10, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., EDC III, Rm. 407. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the New Jersey State Library's New Jersey Knowledge Initiative, OVID and Wiley and to sign up for free remote access. For more information, call 973-643-4063.   >>
New Jersey policy planners recently gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to learn from noted MIT Professor Richard K Lester and his associates how to bring entrepreneurs to Newark. >>
2005
Phillip L. Rinaldi, founder and former chief executive officer of Coffeyville Resources, an oil refining and nitrogen chemicals business, will receive NJIT's Entrepreneurial Leadership Award during Celebration, the university's annual benefit dinner, on Nov. 4 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. >>
Urban leaders who would like to create new jobs and better revenues may want to think high tech. That's the advice of Bruce Kirchhoff, PhD, distinguished professor of management at NJIT, who believes there are many good reasons today for businesses to turn high tech and for the government to support their efforts. “High-tech start-up businesses create more net new jobs per firm than any other category of start-up businesses,” said Kirchhoff, who directs the Technological Entrepreneurship Program at NJIT.  “They create more than twice the number of innovations per employee compared to larger firms.”  >>
Last week, NJIT unveiled five new programs to bolster small businesses and help them grow bigger. The Enterprise Development Center at NJIT, the state's oldest and largest incubator program, now offers client companies programs to improve the marketing skills and business acumen of company principals. The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology has funded the project. >>
2004
Entrepreneurs and small business people interested in tapping into government and university resources to obtain lucrative grants won't want to miss two free workshops at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The workshops, designed to help entrepreneurs in the life sciences and engineering sciences, will be offered Sept. 20, 2004.  The morning panel, from 8:30 a.m. - noon, will focus on telling engineers what they need to get ahead.  It will take place in Room 3730 of the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC) on the NJIT campus. The building is located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Lock Street. >>
2003
Richard F. Bader, a visionary engineer, received the Award For Entrepreneurial Leadership from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) during its annual black-tie benefit known as Celebration. >>
Hundreds of guests are expected to attend Celebration 2003, the annual, black-tie benefit for New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The festive evening of dining and dancing will take place on Nov. 14 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.   >>