On Thursday, October 23rd, OLC attended NJ Tech Meetup 53 w/ Guillaume Gauthereau, founder of Totsy and of Sequoia Lab/Startup 101 hosted by NJ Tech Meetup and sponsored by McCarter & English, WeiserMazars, Morgan Lewis, Startup Baker, Phone.com, DotcomWeavers, Eisner Amper, Inflexion Interactive, Mission 50, and Stevens Institute Of Technology. The event was held at the Stevens Institute Of Technology campus located at 1 Castle Point Terrace, Hoboken, NJ and featured presentations by three entrepreneurs/startups including Shield Tech, MobileArq, and Retail Shopping Systems. The event also featured guest speaker Guillaume Gauthereau, Co-founder of Totsy.
Shield Tech presented first and shared how their product provides college students with a unique solution that uses a wireless panic device, partnered with a smartphone application, to enable the student to quickly and discreetly alert campus police of an emergency at the simple push of a button.Co-Founder Christopher Coppola presented their demonstration and answered questions from the audience. For more information on Shield Tech, see their website: http://www.shieldtechinc.com
MobileArq presented next and shared their product, a mobile school directory to help parents communicate with faculty/staff as well as other parents in their school community. The mobile directory is the 'cloud' version of the standard print directory, containing the contact information of all parents and families in the school. Co-Founder Niru Mallavarupu presented their demonstration and answered questions from the audience. For more information on MobileArq, see their website: http://MobileArq.com
The last presenter, Retail Shopping Systems, shared their new product “Cart Magic” with us. Cart Magic, a shopping cart mounted personal display, gives shoppers an exciting and engaging shopping experience right in the store aisles, where the displayed items can be put right in to their cart. Stores and product manufacturers can reach and reinforce product messages to consumers as they are shopping. Co-Founder Ed Berde presented their demonstration and answered questions from the audience. For more information on Retail Shopping Systems, see their website: http://retailshoppingsystems.com