New Jersey’s Tech Accelerator Hosts Open House for Applicants

Visit TechLaunch Friday, January 3rd; Apply for 2014 Cohort by January 5th

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SeekChange Co-Founder Ralph Vacca presenting LaunchPad 2 Demo Day, September 19th, 2013

Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2013

The TechLaunch offices will be open all day on Friday, January 3rd for entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in learning more about the program and, of course, checking out the office space at 855 Valley Road, Suite 204, Clifton NJ 07013. Snacks and refreshments will be served, and an impromptu ping pong tournament is not out of the question. Contact Executive Director Travis Kahn via email if you’re interested in attending: travis(at)techlaunch(dot)com.

Applications for TechLaunch’s 3rd accelerator cohort will close on Sunday, January 5th (Apply). Only a precious few weeks remain for startups to complete applications before the selection committee decides who will receive:

  •     Up to $25,000 seed funding;
  •     Co-working space just outside New York City;
  •     1-on-1 mentorship from 120+ entrepreneurs, technologists, and investors;
  •     Formal business training;
  •     Weekly guest speakers;
  •     Investor pitch coaching;
  •     Over $600K of perks and deals.

Since its 2012 inaugural session, New Jersey’s tech accelerator has graduated 19 startups who now form the TechLaunch alumni community. Several teams have already secured follow-on funding, and additional fundraising announcements are expected in coming weeks (stay tuned). TechLaunch Founder Mario Casabona commented, “Having just come off an exciting 2013 Demo Day event, our commitment is stronger than ever to identify the most deserving and viable new companies and teams to participate in the 2014 LaunchPad 3.”

TechLaunch is looking for awesome teams with ideas that are tech-oriented, including web tech, mobile, and hardware. The rigorous selection process will take place over a period of several weeks, and additional details can be found at TechLaunch.com.

During the 16-week LaunchPad 3 program, Founders will work alongside some of the most promising tech startups in the world with help from more than 120 active Mentors, as well as a large network of Investors and strategic Business Partners. Learn more about the TechLaunch experience from previous LaunchPad Founders’ Testimonials, or contact Executive Director, Travis Kahn, via email: travis(at)echlaunch(dot)com.

About TechLaunch:
TechLaunch was created in 2011 to drive the commercialization of emerging technology created by aspiring entrepreneurs. It was formed in collaboration with Casabona Ventures, Jumpstart New Jersey Angel Network, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, and successful entrepreneurs. TechLaunch provides a select group of emerging technology ventures with seed-stage funding, access to over 120 qualified mentors, business training, co-working space, key business services and exposure to qualified investors, through a proven 16-week business boot camp (LaunchPad) program. The program culminates on Demo Day with Investor pitches and demonstrations of the developed products. Any media inquiries should be directed to Norma(at)TechLaunch(dot)com.

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