Driverless Vehicles

This guest blog post was written by Jaclyn Longo, an Analyst at Propel. Propel is located at Western University and is part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program. The centre provides co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, events and acts as an advocate for local youth-based (aged 18-29) startups in the community. For more info, visit the Propel website. Driverless…

Two-Sided Markets: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

This guest blog post was written by Jaclyn Longo, an Analyst at Propel. Propel is located at Western University and is part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program. The centre provides co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, events and acts as an advocate for local youth-based (aged 18-29) startups in the community. For more info, visit the Propel website. Two-Sided…

Dr. Mitchell Baran Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we have learned that Dr. Mitchell Baran, CEO of Trudell Medical International, has passed away at 81. Our condolences go out to Dr. Baran and his family in this difficult time. Dr. Mitchell A. Baran 1934 – 2015 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of…

3D Printing

This guest blog post was written by Jaclyn Longo, an Analyst at Propel. Propel is located at Western University and is part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program. The centre provides co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, events and acts as an advocate for local youth-based (aged 18-29) startups in the community. For more info, visit the Propel website. 3D…

Sharing Economy

This guest blog post was written by Jaclyn Longo, an Analyst at Propel. Propel is located at Western University and is part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program. The centre provides co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, events and acts as an advocate for local youth-based (aged 18-29) startups in the community. For more info, visit the Propel website. Sharing…

Future Design School In the Financial Post

Recently our friends and partners at the Future Design School received recognition in the Financial Post for their recent work with their summer Innovation Camp. TechAlliance helped to bring the camp to London, where it was very successfully held at the Richard Ivey building at Western University. You can read the full article by browsing over…

Member Spotlight: FlashPoint | August 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 Nancy Annett and Laura Pavilonis, Founders of Flashpoint. Learn more about Flashpoint in our member directory. Name: Nancy Annett and Laura Pavilonis Title: Founders and Lead Consultants Company:…

Drone Commercialization: The Sky is the Limit

This guest blog post was written by Jaclyn Longo, an Analyst at Propel. Propel is located at Western University and is part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program. The centre provides co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, events and acts as an advocate for local youth-based (aged 18-29) startups in the community. For more information, visit propel.uwo.ca. Drone Commercialization: The…

Entrepreneurship Supports for London’s Food and Beverage Sector

The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) in partnership with the Small Business Centre (SBC) will launch multi-phase food and beverage programming to support entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector. London has a rich history in food and beverage success, and is increasingly being recognized as one of North America’s prominent hubs for food and beverage with…

Local Crowdfunding Campaign to Launch Revolutionary Educational Tool 

Nectro Inc., a new company enthusiastic about creating novel nano-materials, just launched their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter next week. Launched by Tengyuan Zhang in 2015, Nectro Inc. is seeking $50,000 to manufacture and bring to market their first product, the Nectro pen: a conductive ink pen with a complete tool set for beginners to build their first…