Pascal Press Launch Kickstarter Campaign

Pascal Press have officially begun their Kickstarter campaign, hoping to raise 40 thousand dollars to launch their innovative portable coffee-brewer. You can check out the campaign and donate here, where there’s a wide variety of different options to back. Update: With one week remaining in the campaign, the goal of raising $40 thousand has been completely smashed,…

TopSpin360 Announced As Lion’s Lair Finalist

Fifteen companies have been selected as finalists for the 2016 LiON’S LAIR competition, which offers entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their idea to a panel of industry judges—the “Lions”—and solicit over $100,000 in cash and in-kind resources. Hopeful participants submitted their business plans in late April. Throughout May, each plan was evaluated during two separate…

Stiris CEO Ranks 9th On Profit W100

PROFIT and Canadian Business today ranked Shantal Feltham, President and CEO of Stiris Research Inc., No. 9 on the 18th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published today at PROFITguide.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and…

Listen to the First Entrepreneur Circle Episode

Recently TechAlliance partnered with CHRW for a new project. What if we could pair successful entrepreneurs from our community with student entrepreneurs from Western’s Propel Entrepreneurship program and have them sit down to have a conversation together? This is exactly what happened with our first Entrepreneur Circle episode, featuring David and Stephanie Ciccarelli of Voices.com…

Voices.com Ramps Up Growth Initiative With 100 Hires

Voices.com, the largest online marketplace for voice-over in the world and a local success story, has recently announced an impressive growth plan that will have positive implications for London’s economic development. The company, which was founded by husband and wife team, David and Stephanie Ciccarelli in 2004, recently hit 100 employees. Voices.com is on track to hit…

Western’s Propel Summer Incubator Launches 2016 Cohort

Propel, Western University’s entrepreneurship accelerator, announced its new cohort of startups for its 2016 Propel Summer Incubator (PSI).  The PSI program received applications from more than 50 entrepreneurs. After a competitive process involving a written application and in-person pitch, 11 startups were accepted. PSI is quickly establishing itself as a premier incubator program for the…