Support Local Oxford helps Oxford County #shoplocal

What happens to small town favorites when they can’t rely on the walk-in traffic that normally drives their business?  Three Oxford County entrepreneurs set out to address that gap with Support Local Oxford, a new local ecommerce platform that offers residents the opportunity to #shoplocal from their favorite Oxford County businesses all in one place, and have their purchases delivered directly to their doorstep. Jerry Acchione, along with Matt Lipskey and Mitch Ludington, didn’t want…

Big Blue Bubble acquired by EG7

Swedish video game publisher Enad Global 7 AB has entered into an agreement to purchase London’s Big Blue Bubble. Founded in 2002, Big Blue Bubble has published over 100 titles in partnership with brands including Disney, Dreamworks, Scholastic, and Nickelodeon, but has found great success in recent years creating and publishing their own unique IP,…

Two renewable fuel producers scale up to increase productivity and economic growth in rural southwestern Ontario

As the world increasingly prioritizes clean growth and looks for alternatives to petroleum-based fuels, two rural southwestern Ontario organizations are offering cleaner, bio-based, renewable fuel solutions. These producers support the region’s economy and supply chain by sourcing local feedstocks and waste fats to create renewable clean energy alternatives while creating jobs in rural communities. Kate…

Digital Main Street Launches the Future Proof Program

As businesses across Ontario look for new tools and talent to strengthen their bottom line by adopting new online retail and marketing strategies, Digital Main Street has launched its Future Proof program with a province-wide network of partners and the support of FedDev Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.…