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.
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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!
Join us on October 17th for a captivating journey through the future of tech education at Tech House Demo Day, presented by the visionary founders of the Urban League of Essex County. This enlightening event offers a unique opportunity for college students aspiring to enter the tech field. You'll witness an array of tech formats showcased through the various camps hosted by Tech House, providing valuable hands-on experience in teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) skills to middle and high school students. Prepare yourself for a dynamic day of exploration and inspiration as we equip the next generation for success in both college and the high-tech workforce.
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.
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
Newark’s tech ecosystem is robust, ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to nimble, cutting-edge start-ups. Join us for an engaging, informative panel with the Chief Technology Officers from some of Newark’s top tech companies discussing some of the industry's hottest topics ranging from bias in AI to talent attraction and retention. Come ready to network and engage with the industry's leading professionals in an intimate, informal setting. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited so be sure to register early!
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.
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.
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.
Newark Tech Week is proud to introduce a groundbreaking event - VC Hot Seat. This 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.
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.
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.
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!