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…

Fierce Founders Applications Open

Shattering glass ceilings with $100K Back by popular demand, we’re excited to announce that Fierce Founders is now accepting applications for both the 2017 Bootcamp and Accelerator programs. Both programs will work with passionate women entrepreneurs on their business ideas in hopes to change the world. Fierce Founders Bootcamp (six-day program) New to the tech…

Fabian Boehm wins $48k IBM Award at Hackathon

On Sunday, November 20th, 2016, St. Thomas based Entrepreneur Fabian A. Boehm, Founder of digitaldackel.ca, was awarded with the prestigious IBM award for his AI-driven app that will prevent falls of dementia patients. Fabian is no stranger to technology, having graduated from Germany’s elite university and having started his career in Germany’s Silicon Valley. “Falls…

Big Viking Games Raises $21.75 Million Investment

Some good news this morning for one London company: Big Viking Games have raised $21.75 million dollars in investment to support their continued development of HTML5 games. Though the company has grown organically and without outside funding throughout the last five years, it has now received a great deal of investment from Royal Bank of…

Member Spotlight: Diebold Nixdorf | November 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 Steven Thomas, VP Delivery Systems at Diebold Nixdorf. Learn more about Diebold Nixdorf in our member directory. Name: Steven Thomas Title: VP Delivery Systems Company: Diebold Nixdorf…