Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland
communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech
muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote
awareness and innovation.
Liquid Soul Media has been
creating some of the most dynamic and effective integrated marketing
campaigns of late. Most recently, they crafted the successful campaigns
for both the films 12 Years The Slave and Selma. Their client list includes the NBA, CNN, Warner Bros., Walmart and Fox
Searchlight. The two men behind the thriving boutique, lifestyle
marketing agency, CEO Tirrell Whittley and CMO Nick Nelson, talk to TNJ.com.
Talk about innovation. Jeremiah Chapman, 24, founded FreshFry LLC, a
Louisville-based start up that manufactures the FreshFry pods and other
innovative frying technologies. Chapman, Woodford R. Porter Scholar and 2012 University of Florida
graduate of the Speed School of Engineering, recently spoke with TNJ.com
Small businesses are America’s backbone and the key building blocks for the economy and our society. They account for 99.7 percent of all businesses in America
and employ about half of the private sector workforce, paying 42 percent
of all payroll. Here, Teresa Coaxum, Office of Advocacy’s regional advocate for New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, talks about barriers, best practices and big ideas.
Vera D. Kiser and her husband, Timothy Kiser, run Perfect Fit Home
Rentals, LLC in Atlanta. And while it is great helming a family
business, there are a few challenges when working with relatives. Here, TNJ.com speaks with its owners.