2015 Techcellence Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Techcellence Awards, who along with much of the London tech community, were out in force for last night’s Awards Celebration and Mixer at Edgar & Joe’s cafe. If you couldn’t make it last night, here’s the list of winners: FreePoint Technologies, Innovation Award Arcane, Business Growth Award Digital…

CloudFund Equity Crowdfounding Primer

Here’s another blog post from equity crowdfunding website CloudFund. In this follow-up post, their team gives a quick backgrounder on equity crowdfunding legislation in North America. The post details the current method of issuing securities using a prospectus and the shift Saskatchewan is leading to permitting prospectus exemptions to raising capital through equity crowdfunding. With…

Web-dev Bootcamp Codeful Launches

Introducing Codeful, a web development boot camp for students! Codeful is launching a 10 week web development boot camp for students and teaching the basics of the HTML and CSS languages.  The course will include three hours of class every Sunday afternoon taught by WARPAINT Media, running from February 1st to April 19th.  By the…

Raising Seed Capital For Your Startup

Here’s a great blog post from CloudFund, an equity crowdfunding website founded by two Western Law students.  Their team is looking to take advantage of equity crowdfunding exemptions in Saskatchewan (the first province to pass regulation on equity crowdfunding exemptions) with the hopes of replicating the business in Ontario once regulations are passed here. If you’re…

London Tech Week 2015

From February 1 to 8, 2015, TechAlliance will proudly host London Tech Week, the only week dedicated to raising awareness of London’s technology sector and its world-class companies. Join us for the following events: February 3 – Eye on Enterprise February 3 – London Bridge Network February Meeting February 4 – Techcellence Awards Celebration & Mixer…

ResIM & Digital Echidna Team Up For Fanshawe Website

Fanshawe College today announced that it will completely overhaul its website – the first significant change since 2011. To help create an engaging, first-class online experience for site visitors, Fanshawe has partnered with two London businesses – ResIM and Digital Echidna. “Fanshawe’s website is the primary point of interaction between the College and our audiences,”…

2015 London Business Achievement Award Finalists Announced

The London Chamber of Commerce has released the list of finalists for the 2015 Business Achievement Awards. The awards will be held on March 25 2015, and the finalists are as follows: Small Business of the Year Finalists EyeLook Media Gordons Gold Jewellers Storage Worx Self Storage The Seabrook Financial Group Medium Business of the…

TechAlliance Success Stories: Okwaho Network

In our latest Success Stories video, we sat down with Shyra Barberstock, who, along with her husband, co-founded the Okwaho Network, the first ever social network for Indigenous people. She talked about where the idea came from, and the long road from that idea to a fully-realized social network that serves users as far away as…

Southwestern Ontario Angel Group Has New Managing Director

The Southwestern Ontario Angel Group (SWOAG) today announced that John Pollock will join SWOAG as its new Managing Director commencing January 12, 2015. Pollock brings over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience as founder of several businesses, and a breadth of experience in Angel investing and finance. Most recently, Pollock held the position Founder and Director…

Make Wi-Fi Visible Blog Series

TechAlliance member François Vergès shared this blog on the SemFio Networks website, and we decided it would be very useful here. François explains the technical aspects of Wi-Fi in a way that’s clear and easy to follow. Enjoy! As 2014 is ending today, this makes it the perfect day to do a recap of the first…