Greg Picken is the Communications Manager for TechAlliance.

Nominations are open for the Social Finance Awards

Each year, the Social Finance Awards, hosted by SocialFinance.ca, highlight leaders from a different sector. For 2012, they are looking for Canada’s “Most Promising New Financial Player” in impact investing. To learn more, view the Official Launch Announcement! The award recipient will be a person or organization that has joined or launched a new initiative in the impact…

Government of Canada invests in innovation, jobs and growth in Southern Ontario

Brantford, Ontario — The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced today a $20–million investment in innovation funds that will support small– and medium–sized businesses in southern Ontario. Minister Goodyear was accompanied by Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant.

TechAlliance is the first stop on the MaRS innovation hub tour

The MaRS Blog has started a monthly series profiling innovation centres in Ontario and the startups that have succeeded with their support. TechAlliance is proud to be the first organization spotlighted, along with Voices.com. Vijender Trivedi, Manager of Online Content writes: “If you see the words startup, innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, talent, business, education, biotech, digital…