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 –…

Voices.com Brings Parents To Work

You might have heard of Take Our Kids to Work, the annual program where grade 9 students get to accompany their parents into work to see what exactly it is they spend all day doing out there in the world. But what about taking your parents to work? Well, last year on November 6th, LinkedIn…

Maple Leaf Angels Launch MLA48 Investment Fund

The Maple Leaf Angels Corporation today announced the launch of MLA48, Canada’s first angel investment fund committed to a turn-around time of just 48 hours. The fund promises the ultra-quick decision making process to entice young companies in the information, communication, and entertainment sectors across Southern Ontario, where the fund aims to provide early stage financing.…

Techtoberfest 2014 Retrospective

Hi guys! My TechAlliance career is off to a flying start!  Last week our StartUp Services team had the opportunity to attend Techtoberfest, a two day event in Kitchener-Waterloo’s great start up ecosystem that brought together entrepreneurs and venture capitalists during the world’s second largest Oktoberfest. The event was hosted by Communitech, Kitchener-Waterloo’s regional innovation…

Synapse Competition open to Londoners

One of the most difficult steps in the process of commercialization is putting the right team together, especially finding the right help for the business side of technical projects. To help address this issue, the Innovation Factory in Hamilton (part of the same Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs as TechAlliance) ran a competition last year for…

Member Spotlight: Quantum RBS | October 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 Kimberly Marcotte, President & CEO of Quantum RBS. Learn more about Quantum RBS in our member directory. About Quantum RBS We provide a fully-automated, 100%…