Hoboken residents invited to innovation festival

first_imgHOBOKEN — On May 18, Propelify Innovation Festival will be held on Hoboken’s waterfront. Last year more than 8,000 attendees from around the tri-state area attended for a day of advancing innovation and technology.The festival will have two stages with more than 40 guest speakers, onsite tech recruiting from companies like Jet.com, startup competition with cash prizes, investor speed dating, a virtual reality theater, plus food, drinks, music, and more.“The City of Hoboken is a great home to innovators, including Jet.com, eMazzanti, GovPilot, Flow.io, Stevens Institute of Technology, the NJ Tech Meetup, and more,” said Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “We’re excited to welcome back the Propelify community and bring this opportunity to our residents to learn more about tech companies and perhaps even find a new career.”As a sponsor and host city, Hoboken can offer residents discounted tickets to attend by using code hoboken07030.“I’m proud to bring the tech ecosystem of the Northeast to Hoboken,” said Aaron Price, a Hoboken resident and founder of Propelify and the NJ Tech Meetup. “Our beautiful and convenient city is a perfect place to unite the tech, startup, and corporate innovation community. We all know how hard it is to convince New Yorkers to cross the river in our direction! I’m thrilled that we welcomed thousands from NJ, NY, and even 41 other states and 10 countries to our hometown for the Innovation Festival last year. It’s an honor to collaborate with the mayor and the city to show off the Mile Square for Propelify again.”To see the full program or buy tickets visit propelify.com/17. ×last_img