January is Mentor Month!

Written by Allison Price, Director, Programs & Engagement I recently found out that January is #mentoringmonth. Simply search that hashtag in Twitter and you will see the significant impact that mentoring has. This quickly got me thinking about all of the wonderful opportunities available locally to give back as a mentor or to receive mentorship, and the number…

London Tech Companies ‘Share the Force’ & Take Kids to the Movies

LONDON, ON, January 4, 2016—On Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 9:30am, Ellipsis Digital and Engine SevenFour are taking some of London’s kids (and their families) to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As these things always do, it started with a simple thought from CEO David Billson. “Star Wars had a huge impact on us…

CarProof Acquired In $650 Million Deal

IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced it has acquired CARPROOF Corporation®, a Canada-based company that offers products and services in vehicle history, appraisal and valuation for the automotive industry, for $650 million CND (approximately $460 million USD). More details on the acquisition will be provided on the…

Member Spotlight: Big Dog Sales Consulting | January 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 Anna Foat, Chief Dog at Big Dog Sales Consulting. Learn more about Big Dog Sales Consulting in our member directory. Name: Anna Foat Title: Chief…

TechAlliance Members Nominated for Business Achievement Awards

Several of our member companies have been nominated for this year’s London Business Achievement Awards! Congratulations to the following member nominees: Business of the Year – Medium Company Arcane Corporate Social Responsibility Selectpath Benefits and Financial Inc. Human Resources Voices.com Innovation CoreSolutions Software Inc. Digital Extremes Ltd. It’s fantastic to see so many great companies…

Proteus Competition Sees Nearly 100 Entrants

The deadline to register for the Proteus Innovation Competition closed on December 18th, and we’re thrilled to report that the final numbers total 96 contestants spread over 30 teams. We’re very excited about the five amazing technologies that the contestants will be developing, and are eager to see how the course of the competition plays…

Arcane Code Camp Returns February

After a successful launch this past summer, Arcane Code Camp returns in February with two offerings: Javascript Fundamentals and Principles of CSS & HTML. The sessions begin February 2nd and 3rd, respectively, and children aged 12 – 16 will be able to participate in the 2 hour sessions at Arcane’s Talbot St. location. “More than…

Member Spotlight: Tenzing Communications | December 2015

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 Dan Rempel, Director of Electronic Environments at Tenzing Communications. Learn more about Tenzing in our member directory. Name: Dan Rempel Title: Director, Electronic Environments Company: Tenzing…