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…

We’re hiring! Join our Startup Services team!

Position Title: Business Analyst: TechAlliance Startup Services TechAlliance empowers London and Southwestern Ontario’s technology sector. We prepare today’s entrepreneurs to launch new ventures, provide education and networking opportunities to accelerate business growth for small-to-medium enterprises, and serve our 150+ members as advocates for the region’s thriving technology, life sciences and advanced manufacturing companies. We are…

County innovation: spotlight on Huron

This blog post was written by Allyson Tighe, Manager of Measured Innovation and Business Development at TechAlliance. Most of you know us just as TechAlliance, but our actual full name is TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario. This means that, while the majority of the companies we work with are here in the City of London, we…

Member Spotlight: Davis Martindale | June 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 the team of Partners at Davis Martindale. Learn more about Davis Martindale in our member directory. Name: Rick Santos, Mike Watson, Brenda Walton Title: Partners Company: Davis…

Member Spotlight: MDDT | July 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 Jack Lee at MDDT. Learn more about MDDT in our member directory. Name: Jack Lee Title: Chief Operating Officer Company: MDDT About MDDT Millions of…

Medical Device Commercialization 101

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Commercializing a medical device is not easy and unfortunately, there are no great ways to learn how to go about it other than experiencing it first-hand. The commercialization path is rarely the same for different devices as there are so many nuances that…