Big Blue Bubble acquires The Ant Firm

Big Blue Bubble is proud to announce today the acquisition of The Ant Firm, London, Ontario, Canada.  The Ant Firm, winners of the 2011 Venture London Business Competition, is Ontario’s leading independent Quality Assurance services facility for the videogame and interactive entertainment industries.  The acquisition solidifies Big Blue Bubble’s commitment to maximizing their freemium titles’ retention,…

Startup Canada launches national support network for entrepreneurs

On May 2, Startup Canada, a national entrepreneur-led non-profit movement, will launch its flagship venture, Startup Canada Communities, trailblazing a new approach to supporting entrepreneurs – from the bottom-up. Startup Canada Communities provides entrepreneurs with access to mentors, workspace, and funding to start and grow their businesses and to connect with other startup founders. Local…

Ontario launches youth jobs strategy

The Ontario government announced today that it will launch a comprehensive Youth Jobs Strategy across the province. This strategy will help more young people find jobs and enable employers to hire the skilled workers they need to thrive. “Today’s young people will be tomorrow’s leaders in an innovative economy.” said Ontario Minister of Research &…

2013 Pillar Community Innovation Awards – call for nominations

The Pillar Community Innovation Awards celebrate non-profits and charities and the individuals, businesses, and government sector organizations who work with them to make our community brighter. Nominations are being accepted in four categories recognizing non-profit, business, individuals, and government for their work and support to the non-profit sector in London. The deadline to nominate is…

Voices.com announced as a finalist in the Canadian Digital Media Network’s Moonshot Awards

Nine Canadian digital media companies have been named finalists for the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) Moonshot Awards. The inaugural year for the awards, they were created to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media. The Moonshot Awards also acknowledge companies that contribute to the Canada 3.0 “Moonshot…

Make Your Pitch video contest

The Ontario Network of Excellence is asking high school students to “Make Your Pitch”. The contest challenges students in grades 9-12 to pitch their business idea in a 2-minute video that will be voted on by the public and expert judges.  Finalists will present their ideas in front of a panel of judges in Toronto…