Newark Tech Week - About The Event

Drawing thousands of the world's technology leaders together to learn and do business,

Newark Tech Week provides an opportunity for all tech based businesses in Newark to connect and introduce people to the innovation in our city. Newark boasts a number of tech startups that produce ground-breaking ideas. Our mission is to showcase these amazing startups & businesses and celebrate Newark’s growth. We understand the power that each tech company in Newark has individually, and now we have a chance to make Newark our stage to show everyone what our tech community is made of. We are Newark, the Silicon City.


Newark, NJ


Monday to Saturday
Oct 14th to 19th, 2019

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  • Day 1

    October 14th, 2019

  • Newark Tech Week partnered with NJIT to host the Fourth Annual Tech Summit. Enjoy great food and phenomenal drinks while networking with tech startups, incubators, and entrepreneurs at NJIT. Learn about the flourishing startups, civic tech initiatives, and technological developments that are substantially growing within the wall of our great city. Learn how these companies and organizations are driving Newark’s renaissance, creating opportunities, and fostering economic growth. Monday, October 14th - Event Starts at 7pm PM Hosting location: Gateway Center Atrium Guest Speakers: Adam Brevoort, National Sales Director: GigXero Inc. Anthony Fraiser, Founder: ABF Creative Jonathan Shultz, Co-Founder: Onyx Equities Darlene Gillard, Director of Community: DigitalUndivided Bernel Hall, President & CEO: NCEDC
    Hosting location: Gateway Center Atrium

  • Day 2

    October 15, 2019

  • This LinkUp is a special panel about how to license patentable technology from NJIT and spin it up to your own startup. Join our very special panel as they answer your questions and guide you through the process of tech licensing.
    Location: Venture Link NJIT, 211, Warren Street, Newark, NJ, 07103

  • “Big Tech”—companies like Amazon, Google, and Apple—is taking over healthcare. At least, that’s what the news headlines would have us believe. These companies and more have made huge announcements just within the past 6 months about their plans for transforming the healthcare industry.
    Hosted at Newark Venture Partners: 1 Washington Pl 7th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

  • Like pub crawls, these events use the “crawl” (or progressive meal) concept to promote their neighborhood’s shops, stores and eateries. We are developing a tech based business crawl that allows attendees to not only learn about new technological advances in Newark, but also meet the phenomenal faces behind these new advances.
    STARTING POINT: =SPACE Downtown; 2 Gateway Center (Concourse Level), Newark, NJ 07102

  • Day 3

    October 16, 2019

  • Join Google and Constant Contact for their annual holiday livestream. Gather together for this livestream as we dive into three ways to reach customers, just in time for the holiday shopping rush.
    Hosted at =SPACE Midtown: 89 Market Street, Floor 4, Newark, NJ 07102

  • During this event, attendees will learn how to use social media tools to create a brand for themselves, their business or any project. We will be discussing effective strategies in search engine marketing, social media marketing, search engine optimization and web traffic management and analysis Agenda for the event is as follows: 30 minutes: Use social to go globally local 30 minutes: Effective search engine marketing strategies that help your business succeed 30 minutes: What is SEO, why you need it and how you can use it efficiently 30 minutes: Analytics for everyone: learn how to view, manage and monetize your traffic
    Hosted at Launch Pad: 625 Broad St Suite 240, Newark, NJ 07102

  • Experience the dynamic world of tech through the lens of women creating change, disrupting industries, and launching a wave of startups. WIT is about collaborative conversations and resource sharing in an informal roundtable forum, everyone will have a seat at the table. Wednesday, October 16 - Event Starts at 6PM
    Hosted at =SPACE Downtown: 2 Gateway Cntr.(Concourse Level), Newark, NJ 07102

  • Coffee. Bagels. Networking. Simple. Everyone is welcome to join our Open Coffee Club. This is the first of monthly celebrations for entrepreneurs, seasoned co-founders, investors, and corporate partners to highlight the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit in New Jersey.
    Hosted at Venture Link [Powered By NJIT]: 211 Warren St. Newark, NJ 07103

  • Day 4

    October 17, 2019

  • The workshop will explore the evolution of funding for entrepreneurs, depending on the type of business and the stage they are currently at - whether they’re a small tech services business applying for a loan or a SaaS software platform looking for VC funding The purpose of this special event is to teach people how to get approval to sell your grocery and gourmet food product; packaging, shelf-life and listing requirements; as well as tips for promoting products.
    Newark Venture Partners: 1 Washington Pl 7th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

  • Trendalyze will launch its breakthrough time series intelligence and AI 3.0 platform. Trendalyze enables professionals to unlock the value of time series data by searching and monitoring for micro trends to monetize profitable opportunities.
    Hosted at Newark Venture Partners: 1 Washington Pl 7th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

  • Day 5

    October 20, 2018

  • Newark Tech Week invites Newark-based meetups, chambers, and businesses together for a night of “non-networking” networking at our Great Fall Meetup! Join us and experience Newark’s to creative & intellectual magnificence. We would love for you to be a part of this motion towards unified community. Enjoy some snacks, crack open a cold one, and engage in thought-provoking, world-changing conversation with other influencers! Friday, October 18 - Event Starts at 6:00 PM Hosted at =SPACE Downtown: 2 Gateway Cntr.(Concourse Level), Newark, NJ 07102
    =SPACE Downtown: 2 Gateway Cntr.(Concourse Level), Newark, NJ 07102

  • Everyone loves TED Talks, they are inspiring and thought-provoking. We all have been that person who watches one TED Talk to uplift your spirits and end up elbow deep within the next two hours captivated by the revolutionary thoughts of creative geniuses. Newark Tech Week is giving you the opportunity to delve elbow deep in riveting stories and talks with others who share similar interests. Come enjoy some great TED Talks and great discussions!
    Hosting location: TBD

  • Nerd Nite is an event where anyone from new-nerds to hardcore-nerds can connect and have fun debates or play games surrounding topics regarding Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Star Trek, and other phenomenal fandoms with an audience in a fun-yet-intellectual format with drinks galore.
    Location: =SPACE Midtown Campus, 89 Market Street (4 Fl.)

  • Day 6

    October 21, 2019

  • CalixTech News Presents: The Third annual NEWARK GAMING MEETUP Attendees will not only get to compete in an amateur e-sports tournament & have access to a great gaming event with tons of giveaways & prizes, but will also be able to play retro games, some indie game titles, compete in gaming challenges, participate in a Halo Tournament (check out our Halo/Monster lounge) & DEMO VR Gaming with the HTC Vive.
    Hosted at =SPACE Downtown: 2 Gateway Cntr.(Concourse Level), Newark, NJ 07102

Featured Speaker

Darlene Gillard - Director of Community, DigitalUndivided

Darlene Gillard is all about helping new ventures and women of color create reach unprecedented heights. Her superpower is bringing together like-minded individuals and organizations to make the impossible possible.

Darlene Gillard is all about helping new ventures and women of color create reach unprecedented heights. Her superpower is bringing together like-minded individuals and organizations to make the impossible possible.

Darlene is a part of the Founding team and Director of Community for digitalundivided (DID), a social enterprise that leads high potential Black and Latinx founders through the startup pipeline. As a member of DID’s leadership team, Darlene oversees all community partnerships and events for the organization. In 2016, she spearheaded the launch of DID’s BIG Innovation Center and BIG Incubator program in Atlanta, and is currently leading the multi-city expansion of the BIG Incubator. Darlene represents DID at numerous industry events and conferences throughout the year. She has been a featured speaker at SXSW, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the American Library Association, Georgia Tech, City College of New York, and the Schomburg Center for Research and Black Culture.


Newark, NJ

Newark is a New Jersey city, home to Newark Liberty International Airport. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts big-name concerts, dance performances and other shows. Newark Museum’s broad art collection features American paintings and sculptures. Branch Brook Park offers pathways, lakes and abundant cherry trees. The huge Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was built over decades, starting in 1898.

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