Past Meetup

#1 Starting Up: Inaugural Event

This Meetup is past

103 people went

Price: $5.00 /per person
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We are very excited to kick off our first event. We have invited 3 startups to pitch with 2 speakers for a very packed night.

What to expect:

6:30 – Networking
7:15 – Welcoming Message from Organizers
7:30 – John Genovese, Founder of Polite Persistence ( (Startup Pitch)
7:40 – Chris Wang, Managing Partner of Inbox ( (Startup Pitch)
7:50 - Jeremy Snepar, CEO + Founder, New York Code + Design Academy ( (Startup Pitch)
8:00 – NJ Startup Community Exploding & Needs You by Aaron Price
8:20 – Tom Fuller
9:10 – Q+A
9:30 – Event end/continue networking

Aaron Price is the cofounder of (, the worlds most engaging event app used by many Fortune 1000 companies. He's also the founder of the the award-winning NJ Tech Meetup, NJ's largest tech community. With an early entrepreneurial drive sparked when awarded a patent in high school, he went on to found deliverU, effordables, and weCraft. He lives in Hoboken with his wife and their two proudest startups, their two daughters.

Presenting: NJ Startup Community Exploding & Needs You.

Tom Fuller joined Next Jump in October 1999 and helped grow the business though the first dot-com bubble to over 150 employees. A few years later, Next Jump survived the dot-com bust however shrunk down to just 4 employees in January of 2002. Tom was part of the 4-person surviving team, becoming one of the founders of the restructured Next Jump.

Tom is currently Next Jump’s CIO and Chief of Engineering. He is responsible for all engineering and product development efforts. Tom leads the overarching customer relationship management group and is responsible for Next Jump’s transactional revenue engine. He sets the vision for all product and engineering efforts within the organization.

Prior to Next Jump, Tom was AVP of engineering at Deutsche Bank.

Tom holds a bachelors degree from The University of Massachusetts Amherst. He currently lives in New York City with his wife Alice and son.

About Next Jump:

At Next Jump, we believe that people are the center of everything. The best way to create happy, engaged employees is to focus on culture. Our Culture is broken into two components, Personal growth and Helping Others. Everything we do at Next Jump follows this simple mantra: Better Me + Better You = Better Us. By focusing on personal growth we are able to help others – in the end, everyone wins.

We design and build products geared towards bettering both employees—starting with our own—and companies, to result in a better world. We provide employee engagement programs, which include a variety of products from a savings and reward site to engagement applications, to Fortune 1000 companies as a platform to achieve this goal.

We are hosting this event with some friends:

Rutgers Mobile App Development (