Welcome Tori- our new Programs Coordinator

My name is Tori Lawrence and I am very excited to be the new Programs Coordinator here at TechAlliance. As a planning and organizing enthusiast, I am thrilled to have joined the Programs team to assist in the execution of high quality, engaging programs and events. I am most excited to meet our members and…

Scytl acquires Akira, a leading provider of workforce management software

Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, has announced today the acquisition of 100% of Akira Systems (Akira), a leading provider of workforce management solutions based in London (Ontario). With this acquisition, Scytl complements its end-to-end election management platform with a leading workforce management solution especially designed to address all the…

Introducing Brad Ausrotas, Communications Coordinator

Hi everyone! My name is Brad Ausrotas and I’m the new Communications Coordinator here at TechAlliance. I’ve worked with TechAlliance in the past through WARPAINT Media, and am very excited to be a part of the team. I’ve lived, learned, and worked in London all my life and couldn’t be happier to be helping the…

Farewell Message from Suzanne Morrison

On October 1st, I will spend my last day with the TechAlliance team, and I couldn’t imagine a more amazing last day than at our annual BIOlympics. While I have enjoyed my time at TechAlliance over the past year and a half, and have built some amazing relationships along the way, it is also time…

Top 5 reasons why business owners need to provide Free Wi-Fi to their customers

This guest blog post was written by François Vergès at SemFio Networks. Talking to a lot of small and medium business owners, they often tell me that they don’t really see any need in proposing free Wi-Fi to their customers. It sounds like it will be a real struggle for them. The new Wi-Fi technologies…

Building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP): The Dropbox Way

This blog post was written by Blake Stone, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. The MVP In the past, if you were an entrepreneur with the next big idea and the skills to execute on it, you may have followed the traditional product development strategy of “If you build it, they will come”. This strategy is antiquated…

Member Spotlight: SRED Unlimited | September 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 Dmitry Brusilovsky from SRED Unlimited. Learn more about SRED Unlimited in our member directory. Name: Dmitry Brusilovsky Title: Technical Director and Founder Company: SRED Unlimited About SRED…

Clinical testing services for medical imaging technology taps into the expertise of Ontario’s world-leading clinicians and investigator sites

“Clinical testing has been one of the biggest barriers to developing new imaging technology for clinical application”, says Alvira Macanovic, IP, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs Manager at the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC). “This very important CIMTEC initiative will make it easier for researchers and small and medium-sized companies to achieve a range of…

Arcane and HONEY Design Join Forces

25-year old strategic branding boutique, HONEY Design has joined forces with four-year old Arcane. The teams have come together to create and deliver campaigns that combine brand expertise with indisputable results. Eric Vardon, Arcane CEO said: “Our new breed of agency is all about proof and HONEY Design will further bolster Arcane’s uncommon brand storytelling…

TechAlliance welcomes Justin Leushner as new VP of Operations and Startup Services

My name is Justin Leushner and I have the privilege of taking on the role of Vice President, Operations and Startup Services here at TechAlliance. Over the last few years I have worked with TechAlliance as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) supporting companies in the health, information technology, cleantech and social innovation sectors. As an EIR, I…