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OCTOBER
16th-20th

Newark, New Jersey

NEWARK TECH WEEK

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Welcome to Newark Tech Week (NTW), where innovation meets inspiration. Together, we aim to redefine what's possible in the tech world. Embrace the power of community, as we create a culture of inclusivity and ingenuity.

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Brittany Hale

CEO of Digital Undivided

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Rashida Clark

CEO Method Massage & Yoga

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Anthony Frasier

CEO ABF Creative

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Corey Gumbs

Black Podcasters Association

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Aaron Meyerson

Invest Newark/Newark Alliance

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Rakesh Raju

Chief Technology Officer at 1Huddle

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Squire Servance

Founder & Managing Partner @ Syridex Bio

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Adriana Embus

Investor at Include Ventures

Agenda

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Junction, Jewel Box, 11-43 Raymond Plaza, newark NJ

THE NEWARK TECH SUMMIT

THE NEWARK TECH SUMMIT is an annual event dedicated to highlighting key changemakers in the City of Newark in the civic, entrepreneurial, and corporate arenas. During this summit we will host a variety of speakers from distinguished businesses and organizations in the city, a panel geared towards the discussion of tech evolution in the face of endless change, and an intimate convo with powerhouse tech organizations.

Rachel ten Brink Rachel ten Brink CEO & General Partner at Red Bike Capital
Jeff Cherry Jeff Cherry CEO, Managing General Partner
8:00 pm - Newark Local Beer, 538 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

Audible Tech Mixer

Join us for an unforgettable evening of innovation and networking at the Audible Tech Mixer! Dive into the dynamic world of technology, connect with fellow tech enthusiasts, and get a glimpse behind the scenes of Audible's cutting-edge tech initiatives. Mix and mingle with the brightest minds from Newark's newest tech companies and discover the innovation shaping our city's future. Whether you're a developer, entrepreneur, or simply curious about the latest tech trends, this event promises to be an immersive experience you won't want to miss.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tech House, 152 Littleton AveNewark, NJ 07103

Tech Career Pathways

Explore endless opportunities in the dynamic world of tech with our 'Tech Career Pathways' event! Whether you're an aspiring tech professional or looking to pivot in your career, join us to navigate the diverse routes available, learn from industry experts, and chart your course towards a rewarding tech career.

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tech House, 152 Littleton AveNewark, NJ 07103

E-Sports Panel

Are you a passionate gamer or aspiring to dive into the thrilling world of esports? Get ready for an enlightening journey as we host an exciting esports panel that's all about opening doors and expanding horizons in the gaming industry. Whether you're a gamer dreaming of going pro, a content creator looking to expand your reach, or simply intrigued by the esports phenomenon, this event is your key to unlocking the doors to a thriving industry. Don't miss out on this epic opportunity to level up your esports knowledge and aspirations!

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Tech House, 152 Littleton AveNewark, NJ 07103

Tech House Demo Day

Get ready for a mind-blowing adventure at Tech House Demo Day on October 17th! Dive headfirst into the exciting world of tech education while having a blast trying out Oculus Rift VR headsets and experiencing cutting-edge technologies up close. Hosted by the innovative minds at the Urban League of Essex County, this event is your golden ticket to discovering the endless possibilities in tech. Join us for an interactive tour of the Tech House, where you'll witness a dazzling array of tech formats and gain hands-on experience teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) skills to middle and high school students. It's a day of fun, inspiration, and empowerment as we equip the next generation for success in both college and the high-tech workforce. Don't miss out on this electrifying journey into the future!

6:30 pm - Newark Local Beer, 538 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

NJ Content Creators Mixer: Tapping into the Power of AI

The "NJ Content Creators Mixer," hosted by ABF Creative and the Podcasters of NJ meetup, dives into the transformative role of AI in podcasting and content creation. This gathering demystifies the applications of AI in modern media, covering everything from audience targeting to content personalization and advanced editing techniques. An expert panel will delve into how AI is shaping monetization strategies, providing valuable insights for both seasoned professionals and newcomers. Attendees will walk away equipped with strategies to elevate their brand, boost visibility, and discover new revenue opportunities. Be there to secure your edge in this rapidly evolving digital world.

Brittany Kandybowicz Brittany Kandybowicz COO Sounder
Corey Gumbs Corey Gumbs Black Podcasters Association
Anthony Frasier Anthony Frasier CEO ABF Creative
9:00 am - 10:00 am Indigo Residence, 810 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

Escaping the Start-up. Morning Wellness Recovery by Gymble.

In the fast-paced world of venture capitalism, tech innovation, entrepreneurship, and start-up leadership, we understand that your daily life can get pretty hectic. That's why we invite you to take a well-deserved break and join us for a soothing 45-minute relaxation session, designed to help you find tranquility and rejuvenation amidst the chaos. Picture yourself in a serene space, where you can momentarily escape the hustle and bustle. In this session, we'll guide you through gentle meditation, calming seated yoga, and the delightful embrace of aromatherapy. It's a moment to unwind, to let go of the stresses that often accompany your journey, and to nourish your inner well-being. Join us soon, and let's embrace wellness, tranquility, and self-care together

Rashida Clark Rashida Clark CEO Method Massage & Yoga
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Newark Local Beer

Technology: Leading through Change

Newark Alliance’s ‘Technology: Leading through Change’ panel, will feature industry experts from some of the nation’s most innovative technology companies including Rakesh Raju, CTO of 1Huddle, Tyler Derr, CTO of Broadbridge, Lauren Clement, VP of Strategic Initiatives, Prudential, and Tanya Kravtsov, Head of Quality Assurance, Audible. Panelists will explore how disruptive technologies impact the way startups and large corporations interact both within and outside their organizations. The panel promises an insightful discussion on how cutting-edge technology is shaping the future of leadership in the digital age.

Rakesh Raju Rakesh Raju Chief Technology Officer at 1Huddle
Aaron Meyerson Aaron Meyerson Invest Newark/Newark Alliance
5:00 pm - Prudential Tower, 655 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

Do You Fellowship (DYF)" Pitch Competition

Over the last year, the DYF cohort, which consists of 14 Latina and Black women entrepreneurs, has participated in customized workshops led by industry experts, received one-on-one mentorship, and has had advisory sessions with an Entrepreneur-In-Residence. As a result, they now have the skills and resources needed to grow their businesses. The pitch competition, taking place during Newark Tech Week, will showcase the experiences and learnings of the cohort and they will be competing for one of three grants totaling $90,000.

8:30 pm - TinJune, 494 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102.

Jazzy Tech Night

Get ready to unwind and indulge in a unique fusion of technology and the soulful rhythms of jazz during Newark Tech Week. Tinjune is thrilled to be a part of this exciting celebration of innovation by hosting a special event that combines brilliant food, amazing vibes, and live jazz performances. But that's not all! We're excited to announce that you'll have the exclusive opportunity to meet and greet with Fidelco, one of Newark's leading real estate moguls, whose visionary efforts are at the forefront of boosting innovation in the city. Rub shoulders with a true industry icon and gain invaluable insights into the future of Newark's tech landscape. It's a night you won't want to miss, where jazz, tech, and real estate prowess unite to create an unforgettable experience!

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm =SPACE, 89 Market Street, Newark NJ

Women-In-Tech: "Idea to Investment" Workshop

Are you an aspiring Black or LatinX entrepreneur with a brilliant idea but unsure of how to turn it into a successful business venture? Join us for the "Idea to Investment" workshop, where we will guide you through the exciting and challenging journey from concept to securing investment.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Audible Tech Soundbath

Embark on a journey of deep relaxation and inner harmony with Audible's Soundbath experience. Immerse yourself in a symphony of soothing sounds, expertly crafted to calm the mind and rejuvenate the spirit. This guided meditation and sound therapy session is your ticket to tranquility, offering a blissful escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Join us to unwind, recenter, and rediscover your inner peace with Audible's Soundbath.

6:00 pm - Iconiq 777

VC Hotseat

The VC Hot Seat event is designed to bring venture capitalists of color into the spotlight, offering a unique platform for them to share their experiences, insights, and vision for the future of tech entrepreneurship. VC Hot Seat will feature an engaging Fireside Chat format that allows the audience to get up close and personal with these trailblazing investors, fostering meaningful connections and discussions.

9:00 pm - 12:00 pm BrownMill, 49 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102

BrownMill Game Night

The BrownMill Game night is a fundamental part of Newark Downtown district’s nightlife scene. First started in March of 2022, BrownMill started the game nights as a way to give our audience something to do. After positive feedback from community members and customers, we decided to continue the game nights every first Friday of the month. This event aims to continue Browmill’s first of the month Friday game night events, which creates a fun and inclusive environment where community members can come together to enjoy a wide range of games, activities, and foster social connections.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 1Huddle, 550 Broad Street, Floor 9, Suite 904, Newark, NJ 07102

Founders Bootcamp

Join us for an inspiring afternoon of knowledge and growth at the Founders Bootcamp, a pivotal event designed to propel established startup founders in the technology sector to the next level of success. Hosted as part of Newark Tech Week, this exclusive gathering, produced by the innovative team at 1Huddle, brings together seasoned startup leaders to share their invaluable insights on a wide range of crucial topics, from perfecting your pitch to assembling and organizing your dream team. Whether you're seeking guidance on workflows, organizational strategies, or honing your business focus, this event on October 20th at 2pm is your opportunity to gain the expertise and connections needed to supercharge your startup journey. Don't miss out on this dynamic learning experience that promises to elevate your entrepreneurial vision to new heights.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm HAX, 2 Cedar Street, 9th Floor, Newark NJ

HAX-A-THON

We are absolutely delighted to introduce an exciting addition to Newark Tech Week: the HAX-a-thon! This event promises to be a catalyst for innovation, collaboration, and creative synergy within our local tech community. It serves as a dynamic platform for emerging entrepreneurs and developers to showcase their exceptional talents. The HAX-a-thon aligns seamlessly with HAX's overarching mission, which is to empower cutting-edge tech startups and actively contribute to the flourishing tech ecosystem right here in Newark. As part of Newark Tech Week, the hack will be officially launched on the 16th, marking the beginning of an exciting journey. At the culmination of this week-long celebration of technology, industry experts will convene to evaluate and celebrate the brilliant solutions crafted during the hack. And yes, there's an eagerly awaited grand prize that awaits the most innovative minds!

6:00 pm - TBD

NTW Closing Celebration

Experience the crescendo of excitement at the culmination of Newark Tech Week, as we invite you to an electrifying closing celebration hosted at the illustrious Ironside venue! Against the backdrop of a week filled with tech innovation, this event promises to be a remarkable finale that fuses technology with the arts. Prepare to be captivated by a night of live performances, creating an immersive experience that celebrates the intersection of creativity and technology.

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