UPITCHNJ 2019

2019 Event Program

Welcome Remarks

Dr. Karen Boroff, Interim Provost, Seton Hall University

Greeting Remarks

Giuseppe Morgana, Digital Director, New Jersey Office of Innovation

Keynote Address

Marcus Weldon President, Bell Labs and Chief Techology Officer, Nokia

Judges

Andrew Frazier Jr. President and COO A&J Management
Clark Smith, Senior Venture Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)
Jack Januszewski, President & COO, Lemma Inc.
Lara Nikola, President, Smart Sips
Michelle Y. Bajwa, Co-Founder, Domain Computer Services
Sejal Lakhani-Bhatt, CEO, TechWerxe

Prizes

1st Place: $2,000 award sponsored by PNC Bank   Plus Coaching Session with Mario Casabona, founder, TechLaunch; Coaching Session with David Sorin, McCarter & English.

2nd Place: $1,500 plus Coaching Session with the NJ Innovation Institute at NJIT; Coaching Session with NJ Tech Council.

3rd Place: $1,000 plus Coaching Session with entrepreneur David Stengle, Startup Grind Princeton.

Best Early Stage Startup: $1,500 Plus Coaching Session with entrepreneur Greg Olsen, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Princeton University.

Audience Choice Award: $250 Amazon Gift Card, since java fuels startup teams.