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The Palace was the backdrop for technology's royalty last week when the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) crowned the "Best in Show" at the 2007 NJ Venture Conference.
Technology Shines at 2007 New Jersey Venture Conference; 'Best in Show' Winners Announced
SOMERSET, NJ | Posted on March 26th, 2007
The annual daylong event drew a crowd of more than 600 entrepreneurs
and investors looking for the next great deal and over 60 companies from
various sectors including life sciences, IT, energy/environment,
communications and entertainment ready to show off their exciting
The NJTC offers a host of premier financing conferences throughout the
year, but according to NJTC President and CEO Maxine Ballen, the Venture
Conference is one of the Council's most exciting events. "This is the event
I look forward to all year long because the exhibiting companies and the
investors who come out to see them are a testament to the NJTC's work," she
said. "We strive to create a business climate where technology can flourish
and the Venture Conference is a day when we are able to see the fruits of
our labor as a community."
The 2007 New Jersey Venture Conference Award Winners:
Best Communications/Electronics Company -- Portable Internet, Fairlawn
Best Consumer Technology Company -- Patriot Defense Systems, Lawrenceville
Most Innovative Product/Service Company -- Gedae, Inc., Moorestown
Best Life Sciences Company -- Microlab Diagnostics, Inc., Gaithersburg,
Best Healthcare Company -- Neuro Diagnostic Services, Philadelphia, Pa.
Best Information Technology Company -- Green Armor Solutions, Inc.,
Best Advanced Materials/Nanotechnology Company -- DTI-Nanotech, Sarasota,
Best Emerging Technology Company -- Big String Corp., Red Bank
Best Clean Tech Company -- Treadstone Technologies, Inc., Princeton
Best Early Stage Company -- emusicblast.com (RMJ Global LLC),
Best Biotechnology Company -- HM Gene, Inc., North Brunswick
Best Management Team -- Blue Dog Network, Highland Park
Company with the Most Creative Financing -- Iofy Corporation,
People's Choice -- Origin BioMed, Nova Scotia, Canada
VCs' Choice -- Celery, LLC, Troy, N.Y.
Company Most Likely to Succeed -- Sure ID, Marlton
"These are the companies to watch in 2007," said Ballen continued.
"This year's conference was one of the very best, attracting a wide variety
of companies from many sectors throughout the region. In fact, the judges
didn't have an easy time choosing this year's winners.
"Each exhibitor was more exciting than the next and I truly
congratulate all the participating companies. Whether they received an
award or not, every single company is a winner in my book."
About New Jersey Technology Council
The NJTC is a membership organization dedicated to supporting
technology companies in the region. In addition to a full calendar of
programs and events related to various tech sectors, upcoming events
include the NJ CIO Conference on April 20 in Summit, the NJTC Bootcamp on
May 23 in Princeton, and the CFO Awards on June 15 in Jamesburg. Visit
http://www.njtc.org for information about these events, NJTC membership and
the NJTC calendar of programs.
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