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Seasoned Entrepreneurs with a Startup Mindset - (#18)

Seasoned entrepreneurs talk about their startup experience. Sign up now to block the date on your calendar.

Let's keep the momentum going with another great event for NJ entrepreneurs and startups. 

Speaker: Mitch Rothschild, Chief Perfectionist & CEO of Vitals

Mitch brings two decades of entrepreneurial experience to his role as co-founder, Chief Perfectionist & CEO of Vitals.

Prior to Vitals, Mitch founded RaspberryRed Marketing, NetWorks, Tuff Rhino,, RUSS CandyBears and Time Warner Viewer’s Edge. He has also been involved in the rapid growth of Popcorn Indiana, Blue Moon Mexican Cafe and IT’SUGAR.

Startup Pitches: (5-minute pitches followed by 5 minute Q&A:)

1) Spudder - Fundraising for Amateur Sports

Spudder is a management system for amatuer sports organizations. Spudder is the first platform that provides a solution to the 4 challenges facing amateur athletics.These challengers are  fundraising, safe communications, community involvement (validated through hard metrics) and real time sports updates (aka "SPUDS"). Spudder is currently accepting requests for private beta users at Spudder.

Presented by: Dennis Harabin

2) iSocialSmart - a leading vendor of enterprise social networking compliance solutions for various industries and situations.

Presented by: John Carini

John is the CEO of Social Smart Software and the Chairman and founder of its parent company iEnterprises, Inc.  John has more than 15 years experience in the software industry and has worked in leadership roles at companies such as iEnterprises and SugarCRM.  In addition John has worked with various partners and customers including IBM, Oracle, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other organizations during his career.

3) MobileArq - an edu-tech NJ based startup.  We provide mobile directories for schools and have over 20,000 parents using our mobile directory software.

Presented by: Niru Mallavarupu

Interested in pitching your startup at an upcoming meetup, send details to [masked]

What to expect:

6:30pm – Networking, light refreshments & beverages
7:00pm – Start of Meeting - Introduction by the Organizer 
7:15pm - Startup Pitches
8:00pm - Speaker(s)
8:45pm - Open Q&A 
9:00pm - Continue Networking!

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  • Dennis H.

    Thank you everyone for listening to my Pitch. Please share any brutally honest feed back on our pitch and company. We need your honest feedback..
    You can learn more about us here:

    Thanks again,

    February 26, 2014

  • Dennis H.

    I have an extra Ticket to the sold out NJ sparks Summit if anyone needs one reach out to me. The NJ SparKs Summit is the Top NJ Tech event each year.

    Dennis Harabin

    February 24, 2014

    • Dennis H.

      Sorry it was grabbed in mins.

      February 24, 2014

    • Dennis H.

      It was a guest ticket.

      February 24, 2014

  • Joe M.

    With his useful anecdotes, timeless principles, and a practical vantage point, Mitch is the personification of entrepreneurship. Good-Fast-Cheap; Score two of them and you’re going to be effective, but with a start-up, I think at least one of these always needs to be “Fast”.

    1 · February 22, 2014

  • Charlie P.

    Thanks for the feedback. Looking forward to seeing more reviews from the attendees. Many thanks to all our speakers for their transparency and insights. For all those that missed last night's event, be sure to register for the next event - - on March 20. For those that wanted the link to Startup Weekend NJ - it's here:

    And Startup Digest newsletter is here:


    February 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was really inspiring to see many other entrepreneurs on the scene.

    February 21, 2014

  • Sunny S.

    Insightful and inspiring! Great work organizers!!

    February 21, 2014

  • Anu

    Well organized and very inspiring.

    February 21, 2014

  • Paul

    This was a tremendous opportunity to get response from some real life experience. Nice work

    February 21, 2014

  • Paul

    This meetup was terrific. It was great to meet a few people I hadn't previously and the presenters are excellent. Nice work all around.

    February 21, 2014

  • Mohammed A.

    Nice to meet with the community

    February 20, 2014

  • Charlie P.

    For those that are looking for something productive to do tonight, All Things Marketing is hosting a workshop on email marketing at the Tank. Come on by.

    February 12, 2014


    I will join

    February 6, 2014

    • Mason C.

      Jayesh, we look forward to having you come down from the third floor to hang out with us for a great night!

      February 7, 2014

Your organizer's refund policy for Seasoned Entrepreneurs with a Startup Mindset - (#18)

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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