Technology, Diversity and Elevate Toronto

This blog post was written by Business Services Manager Riley Trottier. From September 12-14, Toronto hosted a new technology festival designed to showcase the best of the Canadian innovation ecosystem and celebrate diversity and inclusion. Several members of the TechAlliance team attended the festival and came away very impressed. The recent announcement around Amazon’s search…

Lessons from the West Coast in Entrepreneurship, Community and Creativity

Last month, our Business Analyst Morgan Rosenberg explored the West coast landscape for entrepreneurs. In an effort to expand and improve our program offerings in London, Morgan made connections and ignited partnerships for TechAlliance, and brought back some great insights. Vancouver Overall, Vancouver is doing things right for entrepreneurs. With an abundance of organizations, a…

Blog: London’s Startups Clean Up In Detroit

Earlier this month, TechAlliance sent two London locals to Detroit for the annual cross-border Hacking Health competition. The weekend long competition was hosted by our sister organizations, TechTown Detroit and WETech in Windsor. It featured hundreds of competitors with backgrounds in healthcare, software engineering, design, and entrepreneurship, all coming together to form teams. The teams…

Blog: Does IT Matter?

This post was originally written by Joseph Edward, CEO & Chief Innovation Officer at INVORG. This is a question raised by many in organizational leadership. Over the years, technology has been brought into the organizations to resolve a specific problem and to assist some business functions such as accounting. This trend has been continuing for…

Blog: Discovery Conference Recap

This week, the Business Services team attended OCE’s flagship Discovery conference in Toronto. A true meeting of the entrepreneurial minds, the conference was chalked full with a multi-stakeholder expo, concurrent workshops, multiple pitch competitions, impressive keynotes, and great food and networking. Walking onto the expo floor, I was immediately hit by the sheer volume and…

5 CRA Questions Regarding Technical Documentation

This blog was originally written by Dmitry Brusilovsky, CEO, SRED Unlimited Recently, the CRA yet again changed their SR&ED procedures. Fortunately, the eligibility criteria remains intact: there’s no difference in what qualifies as SR&ED. However, what they’ve done is clarified how they evaluate claims. Hopefully, this will make for a less confusing process from a claimant perspective. They’re most likely further emphasizing/renewing…

TechAlliance partners with students on Future View Conference

On Saturday, March 18th, TechAlliance had the pleasure of partnering with one of Western University’s largest student entrepreneurship organizations, Western Founders Network, to bring London’s first Future View conference. The conference brought together students, industry and hobbyists alike to learn about the future of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Featuring speakers from across North America, the…