Tech Week Preview With Brennon From Dibbzz

This blog post was originally written by David Billson of rTraction. “I’ve lived in London for about five years while working in Waterloo – and to be honest I didn’t make many connections in the city until I started Dibbzz,” admitted Brennon D’Souza, Founder and CEO of Dibbzz. You may not have heard of Dibbzz…

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…

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…