3 Lessons for Budding Entrepreneurs from Former Elite Daily Founder Gerard Adams

Gerard Adams exited from Elite Daily in 2015, hosts the YouTube show Leaders Create Leaders and offers wisdom and insight as the Millennial Mentor on Instagram. In short, he knows a ton about entrepreneurship and leadership, and is on a mission to share this information with the world. This desire is what led Gerard to … Read more

Beatie Wolfe on Evolving to Create the Future of Music and Tech

Beatie Wolfe is a singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, and innovator who has lead the charge on melding music and technology to create unique album listening experiences. She’s invented the World’s First 3D Interactive Album App for her debut album 8ight, a musical jacket for her second album Montagu Square, and most recently the world’s first live 360 … Read more

IoT Part IV: What is Missing in IoT?

Understanding the Things in IoT Standards The Internet of Things, a phenomenon poised to drastically change the way we live our lives and often referred to as the second Industrial Revolution, is, in its most simplistic form, extremely complex. At times I’m asked, from those who have never studied computer science or anything of that sort, what … Read more

Millionaire Serial Entrepreneur Dave Meltzer’s Three Most Powerful Business Lessons

Dave Meltzer is currently the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, but before he became an entrepreneur he had the equivalent of nine professional lives. Growing up, Meltzer dreamed of becoming a football player, sports agent, doctor, and a lawyer, and finally, an entrepreneur. Over the course of his staggering career, he has been at the … Read more

How Div Turakhia Became a Billionaire by 34

Divyank Turakhia started his first business at 14 years old with $500 and his brother as co-partner. Since those early entrepreneurial days, Div has founded six other companies, sold his company media.net for $900 million dollars to a Chinese consortium, and discovered a passion for adventure sports like airplane wing walking. Yes, seriously! The most … Read more

Want to create a product that drives impact? Marcus Weldon has the blueprint for building the product of the future.

Marcus Weldon is focused on the future. And, as President of Bell Labs, a research and scientific development company that is ahem, winner of eight Nobel Prizes, he knows a thing or two about invention, innovation, and solving needs. Want the blueprint to creating impact in the future? Here are Marcus Weldon’s top five maxims … Read more

Executive Coach Roger Osorio wants you to do these three things to up your entrepreneurial game in 2018.

Roger Osorio, an executive coach, motivational speaker, and City Program Leader at IBM,  had three challenges for attendees at the 2017 Propelify Innovation Festival. And now, he wants you to take on the same challenges to become a better entrepreneur and get you out of your comfort zone in the new year. Challenge # 1: … Read more

Here’s how Ryan Harwood built PureWow and got acquired by Gary V.

After years in the finance industry, Ryan Harwood knew he wanted to change his life and go into work with a smile on his face once again. He also knew he wanted to own his own business. But there was one major problem. He didn’t know what industry he was passionate about or what kind … Read more

You’re Crushing it? Bart Lorang Calls Bullshit. How Are You Really Doing?

Bart Lorang starts every meeting he leads at FullContact the same way. He asks everyone in the room to pause for a moment and do a personal check-in. The check-in is simple. He wants everyone to ask themselves: “How am I doing? Really? Today, at this moment, how am I actually doing?” Why the personal … Read more

From Idea to Reality: How The Co-Founder of Thinx Underwear Made it Happen

Antonia Saint Dunbar, the co-founder and owner of the Thinx and Icon underwear lines, knows a thing or two about launching successful products and building high-profile companies. Want to turn your own dreams into a profitable business? Here are Dunbar’s best ideas: Ideas are cheap. Execution is everything. This quote from legendary investor Chris Sacca … Read more

Clueless about creating video content? Start here.

Do you need to produce video content if you want a future in media? Chris Williams, Chief Product Officer of iHeartMedia, Jesse Hertzberg, former CEO of Livestream, and Hope King, anchor at Cheddar Media, all think so, and they aren’t alone. More than 500 million hours of Youtube videos are watched every day, 90% of … Read more

How to Build an Authentic Community and Awesome Event

In a candid one-on-one conversation, Propelify Founder Aaron Price discusses the nuts and bolts of planning the 2017 Propelify Innovation Festival. Read on for his top three tips to build an event that creates meaningfulness, value, and connection for attendees and speakers alike. Diversity Creates a One-Of-A-Kind Community While the Innovation Festival draws big-name speakers … Read more

The number one thing every entrepreneur needs in order to succeed – learnings from NJ Tech Meetup 85

If you missed this month’s NJ Tech Meetup, you missed a lot of invaluable insight from Brian Hirsch of Tribeca Venture Partners and presentations from 3 rising startups. Fortunately, I’m here to provide a recap. But first, let’s dive into the startup’s that presented. I’m sure each spectator took away something specific from the meetup, … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet LyraVR, a Virtual Reality Platform That Lets You Compose Music in 3D

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet KabaQ, Augmented Reality Food

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalists: Meet Kwema, Safety Jewelry Powered By Community

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet RapidSOS, Technology Transforming Emergency Response

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet Boost Linguistics, a Machine Learning Platform for Writing Marketing Content

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet Arfona, The World’s First Filament Printer for Dental Labs

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet Tixel Labs, Smarter Inventory Management For Restaurants

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet monitor-io, Professional Monitoring For Your Home Network & Internet

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet Geopipe, the Startup Building Immersive Virtual Models of the Real World

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be … Read more

Propelify Semi-Finalist: Meet LiveWorks, a 360° VR Video Platform With a Mobile-First Approach

Who will win the SamsungNEXT Startup Competition at Propelify 2017 along with tons of cash, prizes and bragging rights? We’re thrilled to introduce you to the 10 semi-finalists of this year’s Startup Competition. They will be pitching to judges in a showdown this Thursday, May 18th during the Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken, NJ. Be there to see who … Read more

Staples Helps Take Your Brand To the Next Level At Propelify

One of the crucial first steps in propelling a new business forward is establishing a visual brand identity and starting to get your company’s name out there. This year, Staples will help make these steps a little easier for entrepreneurs at Propelify, offering marketing and logo services in real time. Need a logo for your business? Stop by Staples’ logo … Read more

How to Upgrade or Add On To Your Propelify Ticket

The range of activities, events and opportunities taking place during Propelify 2017 is immense, and with the festival only a few days away registered attendees are turning their attention on how to maximize their time at the festival. Propelify 2017 ticket add-ons and upgrades are described below and will only be available while supplies last. Read on to see what’s … Read more

Propelify Team: Meet Todd Giannattasio

Meet Todd, that guy who keeps sending you emails. Find out what he thinks makes Propelify such a community-driven event. Join us May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival,  where 8,000+ innovators from across the Northeast unite for a must-attend day of tech, investors, talks, exhibitors, VR, drones, and music. Register For Propelify Now.

Propelify Team: Meet G. Kofi Annan

Meet Kofi, marketing strategist by day who helped put together this year’s amazing agenda. Join us May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival,  where 8,000+ innovators from across the Northeast unite for a must-attend day of tech, investors, talks, exhibitors, VR, drones, and music. Register For Propelify Now.

Propelify Team: Meet Alex Mora

Meet photographer Alex Mora and find out what made the day fly by for him at Propelify last year. Join us May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival,  where 8,000+ innovators from across the Northeast unite for a must-attend day of tech, investors, talks, exhibitors, VR, drones, and music. Register For Propelify Now.

Propelify Team: Meet Mark Catuogno

Meet Mark Catuogno, our operations guru. Find out what processes he’s improving at Propelify this year and what he thinks makes Propelify a special event. Join us May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival,  where 8,000+ innovators from across the Northeast unite for a must-attend day of tech, investors, talks, exhibitors, VR, drones, and music. … Read more

Speaker Interview: Matt Britton, CEO, Crowdtap

Crowdtap CEO Matt Britton started his first marketing agency back in 2002 and was a leader in social media marketing on the agency level. In this interview, he gives valuable advice for entrepreneurs bringing new products to market. Join us on May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival,  where 8,000+ innovators from across … Read more

Learn How Technology Is Advancing Healthcare & Emergency Response at Propelify 2017

Come visit the RWJBarnabas Health exhibit at Propelify to learn how technology is saving lives and improving patient care. You will meet health professionals from Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), who will demonstrate the many ways technology helps them care for patients and families throughout Hudson and Middlesex … Read more

Rock The World: Taiwan Startup Stadium Shines Light On Global Entrepreneurship at Propelify

If you’re an entrepreneur or investor with an interest in going global, make sure you stop by the #TaiwanRocks booth at Propelify on May 18th to learn more about the myriad of business, market and entrepreneurship opportunities in Taiwan. In this interview, Taiwan Startup Stadium‘s General Manager Holly Harrington discusses what’s unique about Taiwan’s startup ecosystem, entrepreneurship … Read more

Speaker Interview: Jason Saltzman, Founder, Alley

ALLEY founder Jason Saltzman describes how having a sense of community and collaborative culture fuels the tech industry in NYC. Join Jason on on May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival,  where 8,000+ innovators from across the Northeast unite for a must-attend day of tech, investors, talks, exhibitors, VR, drones, and music. Register For Propelify Now.