Paystone adds $30 million in funding, totalling $99 million raised in 2021

Leading the way in integrated software, Paystone redefines how merchants interact with their customers through integrated automated payment processing and seamless customer engagement. Used in over 30,000 locations in North America and processing a collective 10 billion+ dollars per year in bankcard volume, Paystone boasts astounding growth potential. To aid in their growth post-pandemic, Paystone…

OCI brings innovation to SMEs with free access to iPass 5G testbed

As an exciting emerging technology, 5G is a trending topic of conversation this year. It has the potential to meet demands for consumers and industries with faster and higher-capacity mobile networks than ever experienced before. Responsible for everything from TV and radio broadcasting to the wireless data we use daily, this up-and-coming wireless spectrum has infinite possibilities and uses for the future of fast, accessible, and innovation-driven technology. Small and Medium…

Keeping things clear for reopening

A year after London-based sisters Madison De Sousa and Jenessa Olson shelved their growing startup because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, they are helping businesses across the country reopen. De Sousa and Olson launched In The ClearZone in March 2020 when their clothing rental business was put on hold following the onset of the pandemic. Having…

AutoVerify Names New Digital Desking Manager

AutoVerify is proud to announce that Dee Murphy has been named Digital Desking Manager at the rapidly growing automotive software company. AutoVerify is powered by parent-company Mobials Inc. Murphy comes to AutoVerify with over 10 years of experience in the automotive industry, developing extensive knowledge of both the front and back ends of the dealership…

NGen’s 3rd Annual Collaboration Day

Join NGen at their 3rd Annual Collaboration Day to hear what’s next for Canada’s advanced manufacturing sector. Learn first-hand from NGen-funded projects and get valuable access to transformative advanced manufacturing ideas from companies seeking collaboration partners for their success. On Wednesday, July 28 hear from companies that have been funded by NGen and learn about…

TechAlliance welcomes Quinn Palmer as Communications Specialist

Continuing to grow our communications team, we’re excited to welcome Quinn Palmer. This new addition to our team will help continue to highlight the incredible stories that come from within Southwestern Ontario’s innovation economy, and in tandem, foster more opportunities for collaboration, partnership, and open connections in our region. Keeping a focus on the founders, talent, and stakeholders, we’re excited to increase…

The Western Fair partners with Forest City SynBio to build biotech startup hub

Forest City SynBio Inc. (“FCSB”) partners with the Western Fair Association to build a 7,000-sf synthetic biology startup accelerator within The Grove, set to open doors in early 2022. Tapping into The Grove’s $7.2M grant from FedDev Ontario to grow London’s agriculture and food sector, FCSB supports biotechnology startups with a primary focus on agri-food innovation. Synthetic biology…