Greg Picken is the Communications Manager for TechAlliance.

Guest Blog: Giving your business a competitive edge with Mitacs

This guest blog was written by Dane Svenson, Mitacs Communications Coordinator. Innovation is the key to business success and staying ahead of competitors.  But many businesses struggle to find the innovative thinkers they need to enhance their existing processes, products and technologies. Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that connects businesses with academia for research…

Voices.com participating in the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Silicon Valley

For the next three months, Voices.com will be participating in the Canadian Technology Accelerator, a program to grow innovative Canadian technology companies in the global commercialization hub – Silicon Valley. The Silicon Valley is an integral part of the global value chain for Canadian entrepreneurs and a strategic access point to unique resources and the new…

Blog: Is BlackBerry back?

This post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance Late last month, with the launch of the touchscreen Z10, BlackBerry mounted its last stand against giants like Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market. And with the Q10, a keyboard version, launching in April, will BlackBerry be relevant to today’s increasingly demanding user?…

The Ultimate Good Deed!

What’s the best way to help your favourite charity and their not-so-favourite website? Nominate them as Canada’s Worst Charity Website (CWCW)! Returning for a second year, CWCW offers registered charities from across the country a chance to win $20,000 of web design and development from rtraction, a London, Ontario-based digital agency. For the majority of…

Congratulations to the 2013 Techcellence Award winners

TechAlliance presented the second annual Techcellence Awards on February 7th, as part of this year’s London Tech Week. Our celebration at Club Onyx recognized the nine outstanding finalists in the categories of Innovation, Growth and Community Engagement, including this year’s three winning companies. Community Engagement Award – Simalam Finalists: Lashbrook Marketing & Public Relations, Mimetics, Simalam…