Top 5 Canadian Tech Inventions

Canadian history is packed with technological advancements and discoveries. Our home-grown inventors and entrepreneurs have been responsible for technologies that have saved lives, gone to space, powered our stuff, and entertained us. As we celebrate Canada Day, here is our pick of top 5 Canadian inventions. 1. Medicinal insulin: invented by Frederick Banting, Charles Best…

New device from Trudell Medical for COPD patients wins Gold

The Aerobika* Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) Therapy System has earned Gold at the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA). MDEA is an International Award recognizing groundbreaking products that save lives, improve patient healthcare, change the face of medical technology, and overcome design and engineering challenges. It is one of the medical technology industry’s highest honors. The Aerobika* Oscillating PEP…

WARPAINT Media helps give Storybook Gardens a branding makeover

WARPAINT Media, the creative services agency, is very proud to announce their involvement in the rebranding of local popular attraction, Storybook Gardens. In an effort to phase out the park’s zoo, Storybook worked with WARPAINT to develop an updated visual identity, including logo and character design among other important illustrations that would bring Storybook Gardens…

The Achievement Centre celebrates thirty years of success

The Achievement Centre is celebrating its 30th year of operation. This Canadian company was established in Kitchener in 1984 and is now based out of London, Ontario. Founder Wayne Vanwyck realized a need for training and development for sales associates, managers and business owners. He established The Achievement Centre, developing program material himself and with…

CoreSolutions Software Inc. celebrates 25th anniversary

CoreSolutions Software Inc. (www.coresolutions.ca), recognized as a leading software development company in Canada, is pleased to announce that 2014 marks the company’s 25th Anniversary. Founded in 1989 in London, Ontario, CoreSolutions Software has evolved into a leading FileMaker® Pro, Web Application, and Database Developer. “From the beginning, providing extraordinary customer service has been our number…

#LdnOnt Community App-in-a-Snap

Simalam will be helping Londoners find something to do in our city when they develop and release their first community App-in-a-Snap live at the Southwest Business Expo on June 11. Followers of the #LdnOnt hashtag on Twitter were asked to choose which of three social apps the community needed most. What’s for Lunch? – A…

Community Building in London

This guest blog post was written by Adam Malamis, Creative Director at Simalam. Our team at Simalam loves London. Each one of us is a transplant, meaning that we didn’t grow up here but actively decided to make it our home. Although we give back and contribute to the community in various ways, we thought…

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…

StarTech.com donates $1-million to Ivey Business School

The Ivey Business School (Ivey) at Western University is honoured to be the recipient of a generous $1-million gift from London, Ontario based StarTech.com. The gift will be used to establish an exciting new partnership between Ivey and StarTech.com that will deliver education programs, consulting services, and customer insight tools for local business people. “We…

ATMOS Marketing now accepting Bitcoin payments

ATMOS Marketing, an award-winning digital marketing agency in London, ON, proudly announced that they are one of the first local companies to accept Bitcoin as payment. “Virtual currency is in it’s infancy and  currently under some scrutiny,” said ATMOS partner Corey Dubeau. “But this is similar to the initial skepticism that surrounded digital marketing. And…