Apply For the 2017 Techcellence Awards Today!

The 2017 Techcellence Award nominations are now open! Nominate a company today for its achievements in Startup Innovation, Business Growth, or Community Engagement. Help us recognize the best in Southwestern Ontario’s tech community by using the quick and easy new nomination form on the Techcellence Awards page! The Techcellence Awards will be presented on March 30th during…

Digital Dackel Inc. and Dr. Simone Burel Partnership to Develop Gender Decoder

Digital Dackel Inc. (DD) and Linguistische Unternehmenskommunikation (LU) have entered into a partnership for a new project in sociolinguistic data mining. The project focuses on finding conspicuous words in corporate documents and aims to inform companies about potential challenges while at the same time proactively offering alternatives. Examples include male and female encoded words in…

Cowan Insurance Group Announces New Role Focused On Client Experience Enabled Through Digital

CAMBRIDGE, ON – Today, Cowan Insurance Group (“Cowan”), a leading Canadian insurance brokerage and consulting firm, announced the addition of a new role to its Leadership team. The new position, Industry Leader, AVP Technology and Digital, continues the evolution of Cowan’s support of the technology ecosystem, providing innovative programs for clients, the TechLife® omni-offering to…

Digital Extremes’ Player-Sharing Program to Benefit Boys and Girls Club of London

The popular free-to-play action hit Warframe® is going interplanetary with an altruistic holiday program featuring player gift-giving for a good cause. Starting today, Canadian developer Digital Extremes encourages Warframe players to engage their Tenno by giving in-game gifts as part of the ‘Tennobaum Gifting Extravaganza.’ The more players give this holiday season, the more they…

London’s IBM SmartCamp Featured In TechPortfolio

TechAlliance has partnered with IBM Canada to bring a new initiative to London- a pitch competition where the winner has a shot at $25 thousand dollars and a spot in the prestigious LAUNCH Incubator in San Francisco. You can come watch seven companies give their best pitch next week, but until then, check out this…

StarTech.com Names Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy as New President

StarTech.com announces that Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy has been named President effective December 5th, 2016. As President, Ms. Smurthwaite-Murphy will lead the Executive Team and overall operations of StarTech.com. Before joining StarTech.com, Ms. Smurthwaite-Murphy previously served as the Executive Vice President at Westcon-Comstor North America where she was responsible for a complex $2.6B, 600 employee and four…

Critical Outcome Technologies Appoints Alison Silva as Chief Executive Officer

Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (TSX Venture: COT; OTCQB: COTQF) (“COTI” or the “Company”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company advancing a pipeline of targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Alison Silva as the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Silva, who currently…

Competition provides Londoners with opportunity to market technologies

For a second consecutive year, Londoners are taking steps to bring one of three of the city’s innovations to market – and to snag their share of more than $20,000 in prize money. The annual Proteus Innovation Competition officially kicked off on November 17 with support from sponsors such as Synaptive Medical. A partnership of WORLDiscoveries, TechAlliance,…

Ontario Helping Students Learn to Code

Ontario is celebrating Computer Science Education Week with new supports for coding and computer skills in schools across the province. Initiatives include: New tech resource for teachers: Ontario is helping elementary teachers integrate coding and computational skills into teaching, with new lesson plans that can be used in all grades and across subjects, particularly math, science…

Member Spotlight: Joule Energy Solutions | December 2016

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month, we spotlight Andrew Smith, P.Eng at Joule Energy Solutions. Learn more about Joule Energy Solutions in our member directory. Name: Andrew Smith Title: P.Eng Company: Joule Energy Solutions Joule Energy…