Recipients Announced for the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge

Recipients Announced for the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge Four Regional Businesses Named as Recipients in TechAlliance’s Pan-Regional Challenge Four successful applicants of the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, were selected by a panel of regional adjudicators to each receive $15,000 in funding and venture coaching from TechAlliance.   The 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, a Digital…

M.I.understanding introduces a toy and tech to help children build resilience

M.I.understanding is proud to present M.I. Friends, their newest resource developed to provide families with tools, videos, and resources to help children build resiliency. The M.I. Friends program provides children with a comfort toy, support videos and activities to work through, while also giving parents strategies, tools, resources, and suggestions on how to support their child…

Paystone and Unity Values partner on corporate philanthropy and customer loyalty tool

Paystone, a leading customer engagement software company, officially announces a strategic partnership with Unity Values, a registered charity and cause marketing platform. Through this partnership, Paystone will offer businesses the ability to provide loyalty members with the option to convert loyalty points to dollars that can be donated to any charity of their choice.  Cause marketing…

Start.ca releases StartCARE app to make internet troubleshooting easier

Start.ca, the London, Ontario-based “friendly internet service provider (ISP)”, has made publicly available an updated app that diagnoses home network issues. The app, called StartCARE, scans a Start.ca customer’s network for problems, then provides simple step-by-step instructions for suggested fixes. The StartCARE app serves as a new telecommunications support option that meets modern demand, most…

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada supports circular economy development in Ontario

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a nationally focused not-for-profit business accelerator that provides critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. In 2015, BIC established the Centre for Commercialization of Sustainable Chemistry Innovation (COMM SCI) initiative, which acts as a hub for the commercialization of sustainable chemistry and…

TechAlliance challenges innovators to spark transformational change on Main Street

TechAlliance challenges innovators to spark transformational change on Main Street The 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge unites five regions to address businesses’ needs. TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario is launching the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, a Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project with regional economic development partners to support the transformation of main streets and…

Polar Imaging Inc. Greg Todd, Steve Todd and Caylen Stevens

Digitizing patient data enables transformation for healthcare

Digitizing patient data enables transformation for healthcare For years, information management company Polar Imaging has harnessed powerful technologies to launch businesses into the digital age. From activating the use of simple e-forms to improving entire operational processes, their pursuit to eliminate inefficiencies has introduced the London-based team to a range of work environments and industries across Southwestern…

Protecht and Race Roster running in stride, extending relationship for another 3 years

Protecht, Inc. and its FanShield subsidiary are teaming up with Race Roster to reduce the financial risks borne by event organizers and the athletes who register for high-profile endurance events. Under a prior agreement, Race Roster deployed the RegShield Widget into its event management platform. With this 3-year exclusive agreement, Race Roster renews its commitment…