Voices.com Opening NYC Office

(New York, NY) – The online marketplace that disrupted a 100-year-old, $26 billion industry is expanding its global footprint and opening up operations in New York City come September 1, 2015. Voices.com is currently engaged in the Canadian Technology Accelerator, a program put on by the Canadian government that invites high potential Canadian tech companies…

New youth entrepreneurship program launches in London

London, May 27, 2015 – London’s aspiring young entrepreneurs will harness their creativity at a new summer camp, announced by TechAlliance, focused on facilitating youth innovation and entrepreneurship. The program, facilitated by Future Design School (FDS) and supported by TechAlliance, will provide students entering Grades 6-8 with an intensive one-week startup experience. The camp will…

Stiris Research Inc. Ranks #23 on Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs List

London, Ontario (21 May, 2015) PROFIT and Chatelaine today ranked Stiris Research Inc. No. 23 on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs.  Published in the June issue of Canadian Business (available now) and online at PROFITguide.com and Chatelaine.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs with a proprietary formula that considers the size,…

Help Fanshawe College create an Institute for Small Business Informatics

Local private sector and not-for-profit organizations are invited to join Fanshawe College in applying for funding to undertake a $2.5 million, five-year applied R&D program and establish Fanshawe’s Institute for Small Business Informatics. What Types of Companies Will Benefit? Retail, point of sale, online sales IT supply & service sector Data management and IT security…

Voices.com CMO & Co-Founder Named #41 On Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs List

The Co-Founder and CMO of Voices.com, Stephanie Ciccarelli, has been ranked for the second time on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT and Chatelaine. For 2015, Stephanie has been ranked #41 of 100 entrepreneurs. “You need a bold vision, an innovative strategy and loads of tenacity to earn…

Apply to the Canadian Technology Accelerator in New York

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (Digital Tech) is a five-month program run by the Canadian Consulate General in New York that helps high-potential tech SMEs in: Ad Tech | FinTech | Big Data Analytics | Software-as-a-Service | E-commerce | Online Content What we do: The Canadian Technology Accelerator connects Canadian tech companies to new clients, strategic partners and investors. We help businesses land key clients, expand their…

Green Button makes new energy management apps available to consumers

MaRS Discovery District and London Hydro announced today the launch of a new collection of electricity management apps for Ontarians. These applications, developed and owned by existing innovative businesses and budding entrepreneurs, are part of the second phase of the Ontario Green Button Connect My Data pilot. The Green Button standard provides Ontarians with direct…

New Lawson Health Research Institute study offers hope to women with ovarian cancer

Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are conducting a clinical trial, called the SOLO-1 trial, to test the efficacy of a new drug for women with advanced ovarian cancer. Dr. Jacob McGee, Gynaecology Oncologist, and his colleagues at the London Regional Cancer Program at London Health Sciences Centre hope the drug will help delay or…

RaceRoster and Voices.com Featured on CBC

Voices.com and RaceRoster, two TechAlliance members currently participating in the Canadian Technology Accelerator program in New York City, were recently featured on CBC. See the CEO of Voices.com, David Ciccarelli, and Alex Vander Hoeven, CEO of RaceRoster, talk about how different things are in the Big Apple, and also the new opportunities they have access…

Member Spotlight: WARPAINT Media | May 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 Jordan Morris, Producer and Project Developer at WARPAINT Media Inc. Learn more about WARPAINT Media Inc. in our member directory. Name: Jordan Morris Title: Producer/Project Developer Company: WARPAINT…