Diply Hires Kirstine Stewart As Chief Strategy Officer

Diply, a top lifestyle and entertainment media company with 34 Million monthly U.S. visitors to Diply.com, has hired Kirstine Stewart as Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, Stewart will lead expansion efforts with content creators, and accelerate content and video distribution efforts. Additionally, she will work alongside recently hired President and Chief Revenue Officer Dan Lagani…

Big Blue Bubble Ranks 131st on the 2016 PROFIT 500

Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Big Blue Bubble Inc. 131st in the 28th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Canadian Business and PROFIT. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. Big Blue Bubble made the 2015 PROFIT 500…

Feds back Western brain research with record-breaking investment

An unprecedented federal research funding push will position Western to radically transform humankind’s understanding of brain disorders. On Tuesday, Western’s BrainsCAN: Brain Health For Life initiative received a $66-million investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) – the largest research grant in the university’s history. The funding was part of a $900-million investment…

Film Event Invites Londoners to Debug the Technology Gender Gap

The gender gap in web design and web development starts very early, often in grade school. As a new school year begins, three London organizations invite Londoners to attend an inspiring event that will help our community discuss and examine what we can do to improve the gender balance throughout the technology field. On September 13, the London,…

Trudell Medical Present COPD Reduction Research Findings

Trudell Medical International today announced results from a real-world study, evaluating the efficacy of the Aerobika® device in reducing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations. These results were presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, and are anticipated to impact the future management of COPD patients with a history of exacerbations. Exacerbations are a…

Libro and WEtech Team Up to Support Startups

When Rebecca and Emmanuel looked to add a 3D printer to grow their Windsor-based braille printing company – Tactile Vision Graphics – they quickly learned Ontario’s entrepreneurial support grants mainly targeted youth. Libro Credit Union is partnering with WEtech Alliance to bridge this important gap by establishing the Libro StartUP accelerator program that provides financial…

Member Spotlight: BDO Canada LLP | September 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 Jennifer Running, Senior Manager – Advisory Services, Tax at BDO Canada LLP. Learn more about BDO Canada in our member directory. Name: Jennifer Running Title: Senior Manager –…

Tech Startup Aims to Change Software Industry…Forever

A tech startup based in London, Ontario, wants to permanently change the way the software industry works, much in the way Uber upended the taxi business. “Companies in our industry have operated for too long like law firms, shrouded in mystery and complicated contracts”, says Tom Germain, CEO of Coder Scoop Inc., “We want to…

Greg Hood Named CEO of CIMTEC

The Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Hood as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Hood brings to CIMTEC more than 20 years’ experience managing start-ups and joint ventures. He will play a key role in helping innovative Canadian medical imaging technologies make the leap from the…

Member Spotlight: Magnus Associates | August 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 David Brebner, Managing Partner at. Learn more about Magnus Associates in our member directory. Name: David Brebner Title: Managing Partner Company: Magnus Associates Magnus Associates is a strategic…