Drinks With the Next Big (Local) Thing

The COVID-19 pandemic has re-written the rules for small businesses across Canada. Whether it’s dine-in restaurants adapting to takeout and delivery, or Main Street mom-and-pop stores going online, everyone’s had to make adjustments. But disruption breeds innovation, which in turn can improve the status quo for everyone. Innovation, in order to revitalize small businesses, is…

Raiven Capital Invests in Turnkey Headless E-Commerce Play Shopistry

Raiven Capital, a Canada-US, early-stage venture fund, today announced its investment in Shopistry, a headless e-commerce platform that provides merchants highly scalable and customizable solutions to fast-growing companies, without heavy engineering. “I am excited Raiven Capital has invested in us. As a Canadian company with clients across Canada and USA and international expansion plans, Raiven’s…

NERv raises $2.65 million USD Seed Round as Medtech industry verges on the intersection of AI and data

NERv Technology Inc. has raised a $2.65 million USD seed round of funding to build the company and allow NERv to secure regulatory approval, complete clinical studies, and establish its manufacturing line. NERv Technology, a healthtech startup with a sensory platform designed to detect complications following abdominal surgeries, has closed $2.65 million USD in seed…

Northern Commerce Named One of the Best Workplaces™ in Canada

Northern Commerce, North America’s leading digital experience agency headquartered in London, Ontario, has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces™ in Canada, ranking number 14 on the list of 50 Best Workplaces™ with under 100 Employees. Northern received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Canada. This national recognition follows Northern’s…

Spark winner introduces Londoners to African, Black Caribbean culinary pallette and cuisine

Professionally trained chef, entrepreneur, and Community Development Leader, Malvin Wright, of Wright of Way Consultancy Group, has the vision to introduce Londoners to the largely unexplored African, Black Caribbean culinary pallet and cooking traditions through his unique new tourism initiative ‘African, Black Caribbean (ABC) Food Week’. Named a 2021 London “Spark” Grant and Mentorship Program…

Five Companies Honoured at TechAlliance’s Limitless 2021 Awards

TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario is proud to announce five winners at Limitless: A Celebration of Regional Innovation, held virtually on March 31, 2021.  The celebration showcased the successes of businesses that have developed innovative solutions, harnessed equitable cultures and realized substantial growth in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The recipients were selected by esteemed…