Propelify Innovation Festival 2022 Set for Oct. 6

One-Day event in Hoboken features an all-star speaker line-up that addresses today’s most excitable topics, plus startup booths & investor pitches

Propelify Innovation Festival, powered by TechUnited:NJ, returns Oct. 6 at Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken. Founders, C-Suite leaders, and industry experts will take the stage to share their insider insights and innovators will unite to celebrate what’s new and create what’s next with inspiration, education and interactive experiences. The event celebrates innovation and entrepreneurship, giving thousands of attendees a unique opportunity to connect, learn and propel their businesses.

“Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to scale your business, an investor looking for access to early-stage tech before it makes headlines, an innovator looking to grow your career in tech, or if you’re part of an enterprise searching for new ways to innovate and leverage technology, Propelify is where ideas are propelled into action. Plus, it’s fun,” said Propelify Founder and TechUnited CEO Aaron Price.

Entrepreneurship and innovation are the focus of Propelify’s Stage of Wisdom: tackling topics including climate change, diversity, smart cities, communication, wellness and venture capital. This year, the event will introduce the Stage of Finspiration presented by Cross River Bank, which will dive into fintech innovations, emerging technologies, the metaverse, Web3 and more.

The event will feature a range of industry leaders, including:

  • Jeff Hoffman, co-founder, Priceline
  • Amanda Cassatt, Serotonin co-founder & CEO; Mojito co-founder & president
  • Dr Dan Karlin, CMO MindMed
  • Douglas Rushkoff, best selling author and host of Team Human Podcast
  • Katica Roy, founder, Pipeline Equity
  • Nora Apsel, founder and CEO, Morty
  • Ben Sun, founder, Primary Ventures
  • Y-Vonne Hutchinson, CEO and founder, ReadySet
  • Vinit Bharara, co-founder and CEO at Mojo
  • Clara Krivoy, partner, head of Digital Commerce Group, Brown Rudnick
  • Click Here for full speaker list

“The Propelify Innovation Festival unites innovators who are building the future, continuing the legacy of innovation rooted in New Jersey,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “We’re thrilled that TechUnited:NJ leads the way to welcome some of the most inspired companies, entrepreneurs and innovators to New Jersey who propel ideas into action.”

The winners of 2022 TechUnited:BetterX Challenges will also be announced at Propelify, awarding innovative entrepreneurs $100,000 in cash, as well as instrumental mentorship opportunities. This year’s competition includes the following challenge statements:

  • BetterPlanet Challenge, powered by PSEG: Accelerate ClimateTech Adoption
  • BetterWellness Challenge , powered by Labcorp & RWJBarnabas: Build the Modern Patient Experience
  • BetterConnected Challenge Newark, powered by Audible: Tech for Traction: Modernize & Grow Main Street.

The BetterX Challenges are also supported by Samsung, Verizon Business, & Cross River Bank.

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