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2018: A Year In Review

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, our team at Newark Venture Partners wanted to share some reflections from our best year yet, as well as some predictions for what’s on the horizon.  First and foremost, a thanks is in order: To all of our corporate Limited Partners and our network of hundreds of mentors who […]

New Sources for Human Resources

By: Tom Wisniewski, Managing Partner, NVP Human resources is one of the last corporate functions to fully adopt data-driven decision making. However, as the labor market continues to tighten, and traditional recruiting channels (e.g. Job Boards, LinkedIn, etc) continue to lose effectiveness, more and more HR executives are looking to HR tech to provide new […]

3 Reasons for Founders of Startups to Choose New Jersey

By Joanne Lin, Senior Investment Associate, Newark Venture Partners Last week, Governor Murphy made his second visit to NVP to talk about the important role that startups have to play in New Jersey’s expanding economy.  In a room full of “Founders & Funders,” Governor Murphy, along with representatives from the NJEDA talked about the resources […]

Newark Venture Partners Hosts 55 Newark Youth as they Begin Innovative 12-Week Leadership Program with All Stars Project of New Jersey

The All Stars Project of New Jersey (ASP of NJ) kicked off its Fall 2018 Development School for Youth (DSY) program in Newark on Tuesday, September 18 at an event hosted by Newark Venture Partners. Fifty-five young adults from Newark and 25 from Jersey City are enrolled in DSY – an innovative afterschool development program […]

NVP Labs Launches Fall 2018 Cohort, Welcomes 8 New Tech Startups to Newark

Startups Receive Investment of $220,000, Newark-Based Work Space & Access to Corporate Partners, Audible, Panasonic, Prudential and more Newark, NJ (September 24, 2018) – Newark Venture Partners (NVP), a leading East Coast early-stage venture fund, today announced the start of its Fall 2018 NVP Labs program.   The newest cohort of 8 startups is made up […]

NVP Labs Alum ClassTag Featured in Marketwatch

Excerpt from Marketwatch, July 25, 2018 These teachers are spending their own money to help improve their classes “…teachers often need more resources to pay for classroom needs, and are trying alternatives to meet those needs. One parent, Vlada Lotkina, co-founded ClassTag, an app that rewards teachers for parent-teacher communication and engagement. Classrooms will earn […]

Newark’s Best Bet: Investing in Problem Solving Startups

By: Allison Williams, Director of NVP Labs From the 7th floor of One Washington Park, it’s clear that the City of Newark is bubbling with potential. Whether you are looking out at the Newark Broad Street train station, just a 18-minute train ride from New York City, or inside one of the Newark Venture Partners’ […]