TechAlliance and Fanshawe College device lab welcomes first client – Voices.com

TechAlliance and Fanshawe college recently partnered to provide a mobile device testing lab located in Fanshawe’s downtown campus. The Lab enables students and industry partners to access a wide-range of mobile devices for the development and testing of apps and websites. This week, the device lab welcomed its first industry partner Voices.com to the facility.…

Tackling mental health through entrepreneurship

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Mental health and addiction is a high-profile challenge that not only impacts the lives of millions but also has a large financial impact on the health care system. Over the years we’ve seen many great initiatives which spread awareness like the Bell Let’s…

Member Spotlight: Race Roster | August 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 Alex Vander Hoeven from Race Roster. Learn more about Race Roster in our member directory. Name: Alex Vander Hoeven Title: CEO Company: Race Roster About…

Diply.com – Fastest Growing Website in Internet History

Diply.com, a GoViral Inc. website, is officially one of the top 500 most viewed websites in the world according to Alexa.com. Launched in November 2013, Diply has quickly become the fastest growing website in internet history, eclipsing the early stage growth of Pinterest. While this claim has been made by numerous websites, Diply has substantiated…

Western announces new Director of Student Entrepreneurship

Western University and Fanshawe College are pleased to announce that Ian Haase has been selected as Western’s Director of Student Entrepreneurship. This is a new position related to funding secured from the Ontario Government to develop a Student Entrepreneurship Centre in London, in collaboration with Fanshawe College. Ian will begin in this capacity on September…

Pillar buys downtown building for London Social Innovation Shared Space

As a result of an extensive search of more than 20 downtown properties, Pillar Nonprofit Network is excited to announce its purchase of an ideal home for London’s first Social Innovation Shared Space.  Effective September 15, Pillar will be proud owner of the Garvey Building located at 201 King Street, which currently serves as the…

Voices.com’s New iOS App Update Compatible with Apple’s GarageBand

Voices.com, the online marketplace where brands connect with professional voice over talent, released the latest update of the company’s iOS app today, version 2.9.2. The Voices.com app allows users to tap into the international network of over 125,000 voice-over talent, searching by keyword, gender, language, location, and vocal characteristic. Actor profiles can be viewed, demos…

Crowdfunding Strategy: How to Crowdfund like the potato salad guy

This blog post was written by Blake Stone, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. As many of you may already know, about a month ago a man set out to change the world. He started by launching a crowdfunding campaign with the mission to “make a potato salad”. He had the modest goal of raising $10 for…

The Youth Small Business Program is coming to London

Rise’s award winning Youth Small Business Program is coming to London and applications are now open. This is a free course using an innovative Business Design curriculum to help aspiring entrepreneurs under 30 who have self identified as having experienced mental health or addiction challenges. The Youth Business Program is a 3-month course helping students to: Develop a concrete business plan…

ATMOS Marketing Named a Finalist for the OBAAs

ATMOS Marketing has been selected as one of only two finalists for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 2014 Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAAs). Founded in late 2011, ATMOS has grown from a small start-up of two people to an award-winning digital marketing powerhouse with a team of ten. From small businesses…