Getting our GROW Accelerator investment-ready

Since 2003, Valhalla Angels have collectively completed 270+ investment deals valued at over $70 million. This Western Canada angel network, with chapters in Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna and Vancouver, is one of the most active groups of its kind in Canada and touts the 2018 and 2019 Angel of the Year recognition within its network. We…

8 Exciting Tech Companies Hiring this February

Southwestern Ontario companies continue to innovate and expand, and we’ve rounded up a list of some of the region’s most exciting opportunities, from game development studios to cleantech ventures. 1Password: Make security simple for internet users everywhere. BetaKit just called 1Password one to watch, so we’d highly recommend taking a look at their Go Developer…

The first step to future-proofing? A culture of security.

In a recent discussion about the megatrends influencing the next iteration of our world, tech analyst Carmi Levy noted that “Technology always seems to leap ahead, leaving society to catch up.” Over the past decade, businesses and consumers have seen technological advancements automate business tasks and make paces toward an accessible society. With such critical…

When Mentorship Leads to Meaningful Work

Rafael Introvini distinctly remembers being encouraged to seek career success in Canada. What he didn’t realize as an engineering student in Brazil in 2006, was that 12 years later in London, Ontario, he would be embarking on an even longer learning journey.   “No matter if you’ve worked before, the reality is that people who…

Into the decade of innovation and disruption

Carmi Levy of Info-Tech Research Group knows that examining technology isn’t about predicting the future—it’s about understanding the trends that are driving the changes in our global society. As Director of Content Marketing for the world’s fastest growing information technology and advisory company, Levy is no stranger to the technological shifts that have come to…

Blog: Who is Going to Do It? (Part 4)

Note: This post was originally written by TechAlliance EIR Colin Macaulay. Sidebar: I have been using my biotech startup experience to encourage new life-science entrepreneurs to develop their own technologies and to avoid some common pitfalls in their startup journeys. Through this mentoring process I have encountered several common issues that I try to explore…