Ontario announces new program to help Western and Fanshawe students start companies

Posted on April 24, 2:50pm

Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi announced the launch of five programs to help young people start companies and create jobs today at Western University.

As part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, these programs will provide young entrepreneurs with business skills, capital to start and grow a small business and the opportunity to … Read More…

Farewell message from Howie Chan

Posted on April 23, 4:38pm

HowieThis blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance.

It saddens me to be announcing that I will be transitioning out of my role at TechAlliance.

The past few years have been a rollercoaster of excitement for me and I’ve seen firsthand the growth in London’s grassroots, startup community. I’m certain that … Read More…

Trudell Medical selected as a finalist in the Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) for 2014

Posted on April 16, 3:43pm


Trudell Medical International (TMI) has been named a finalist in the Medical Design Excellence Award for their Aerobika* Oscillating PEP Therapy System.

This international award recognizes products that save lives, improve patient healthcare, change the face of medical technology, and overcome design and engineering challenges in order for the product to meet desired clinical objectives.  … Read More…

What Would MacGyver Do?

Posted on April 16, 11:45am


This guest blog post was written by Josh Linkner and originally published at joshlinkner.com.

In the late 1980s, millions of us tuned in to witness Angus MacGyver’s ability to always find a creative way to get out of a jam.

Regularly finding himself in an impossible life-or-death situation, he managed to come out on top

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Ontario’s Follow-On Investment Forum

May 26, 9:30am - 6:30pm
Arcadian Loft, 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4

Who is this event for?

  • Angel investors (private equity, accredited investors)
  • Early-stage private equity & venture capital firms
  • Angel-backed Ontario-based companies

Ontario’s community of innovation investment will convene at the Follow-On Investment Forum, showcasing how Angels’ passion and capital are indispensable catalysts of economic growth. Attendees will see early-stage companies on the cusp of global … Read More…