Big Blue Bubble Appoints New CEO

Big Blue Bubble has announced that they are appointing a new CEO, while current CEO and company founder Damir Slogar moves to a position as Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer. The move is claimed as part of the company’s strategy to move into the next stage of major growth. The new CEO, an as-yet unnamed…

Phoenix CEO Wins RBC Entrepreneur Award

Kyle Macdonald, the CEO of Phoenix Interactive Design, recently won big in the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards. MacDonald won the RBC Momentum award. This is the second time MacDonald has been honoured by RBC, as she first won an RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur award in 2006. MacDonald was one of 4,000 women entrepreneurs nominated…

ChainSync Brings More Jobs to SoHo Corridor

London startup ChainSync, a scalable franchise management system, is bringing more jobs to London’s up-and-coming tech corridor in the SoHo neighbourhood. Founded in 2012, the young company has over 500 active franchisee users. Moving forward, to facilitate their aggressive expansion plans, they have attracted a significant investment of $500,000 from an unnamed angel investor. The growth funding,…

‘Startup Showcase’ Brings GEW to Western

If you’ve been following along at home, last week was Global Entrepreneurship Week, and London participated actively thanks to events planned by folks from all over, coming together to share in the spirit of entrepreneurship. One such event was the 2014 WesternU: Startup Showcase. Organized by a team of current Western students, the event was…

Global Entrepreneurship Week Brings Community Together

Hi guys! It was quite an exciting week for entrepreneurship in London!  Each day this week there has been events taking place at various locations across the city in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).  Running this year from Nov. 17th-23rd, GEW is a worldwide celebration of entrepreneurship across 140 countries that encourages citizens to…

Announcing TechAlliance Success Stories

We at TechAlliance have been hard at work for a while with a plan… a bold, brave, delightful plan: to tell the success stories of the London and southwestern Ontario tech community. You have successes! So many successes. And yet, how often do we hear about the amazing things that so many of you are…

Okwaho Network Launches

Okwaho Communications is pleased to announce the launch of the Okwaho Network — North America’s first social network for Indigenous business and economic development. The Okwaho Network is an exciting online Indigenous business community that reflects a diverse mix of Indigenous communities, businesses and peoples. The social network provides a powerful online platform for Okwaho…

Member Spotlight: zedd architecture | November 2014

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 Jason Kipfer from zedd architecture. Learn more about zedd architecture in our member directory. Name: Jason Kipfer Title: Partner Company: zedd architecture Zedd architecture is a modern architecture firm…

Kaleid Launches New Website

Today Kaleid Snow Gear, manufacturer of snowboarding safety equipment, is launching its brand new website, which was made by WARPAINT Media. Kaleid Snow Gear was founded by Jessica Hodgson in 2013. Jessica has been teaching snowboarding for six years and is dedicated to keeping the sport safe and fun. In 2013, Jessica sustained a bone bruise…

Lighthouse Labs Takes The HTML500 Across Canada to Champion Digital Literacy

The HTML500, Canada’s largest free, learn-how-to-code event, is happening in Vancouver, Calgary, London, and Toronto Vancouver January 24, 2015 The Rocky Mountaineer Station – 1755 Cottrell St. Vancouver, BC Calgary January 31, 2015 Red and White Club, U of Calgary – 1833 Crowchild Trail NW Calgary, AB London February 7, 2015 London Convention Centre –…