OBI Entrepreneurs Program 2014

The OBI Entrepreneurs Program supports entrepreneurial scientists engaged in neuroscience-related commercialization opportunities. The program is designed to boost the entrepreneurial spirit in Ontario’s emerging neuroscience cluster with the ultimate goal of increasing our province’s neuroscience companies, entrepreneurs and management talent. To be eligible, applicants for this program must have a graduate degree in research (Masters,…

Student scientists seek to save lives on Earth, explore life on Mars

For the first time in the 44-year history of the Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair, two students shared the top prize at the event this past weekend. Both students are from London Central Secondary School. The winners of the Best in Fair award are Grade 12 student Victor Ling, with his project “Unlocking the…

Congratulations to Business Achievement Award Winners

TechAlliance would like to congratulate all of our member companies who were finalists and award recipients of the 2014 London Business Achievement Awards. The awards were presented by the London Chamber of Commerce at their annual awards Gala on March 19. Congratulations to ATMOS Marketing and rtraction for taking home Business of the Year awards…

London companies explore growth challenges at annual tech conference

More than 150 entrepreneurs and business leaders looking to grow their companies in 2014 received a boost from TechAlliance on Tuesday at the fifth annual Gearing Up for Growth Conference. “This conference is about supporting London tech businesses at all stages of their growth,” said Marilyn Sinclair, President and CEO of TechAlliance. “I know that…

ATMOS Marketing Wins Small Business of the Year

ATMOS Marketing took home the top prize for small businesses at the 2014 Business Achievement Awards. Founded in late 2011, ATMOS has grown from a small start-up of two people to a digital marketing powerhouse with a team of nine. From non-profit organizations to franchise corporations, their clients include local to nationally recognized brands that are…

Entry Software’s TeamHeadquarters, v. 7, Integrates ITSM and Project Management to Maximize Business Value from IT

Building on the success of its flagship product, TeamHeadquarters, Entry Software announces the release of version 7.0, which will allow the company to expand into the IT Service Management marketplace. “TeamHeadquarters v.7 will definitely change the way IT views a request. They are not just individual work tasks, but integral to the big picture –…

Becoming the next Candy Crush: iterative design and rolling the dice

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. I recently read “the Black Swan” by Nassim Taleb and it opened my eyes to how I should perceive random events. Applying this to entrepreneurship, there is an interesting lesson in the Black Swan on how to tackle risk associated with launching your…

OCE Discovery: Ask an Expert

OCE is pleased to announce the first ever Ask an Expert event as part of OCE Discovery.It allows you to connect with experts in the areas of investing, entrepreneurship, support for innovation, professional services, and corporate leadership. This event is intended to foster business connections between experienced captains of industry and small- to medium-sized businesses…

Member Spotlight: Digital Boundary Group | March 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 Sean Gillen from Digital Boundary Group. Learn more about Digital Boundary Group in our member directory. Name: Sean Gillen Title: Business Development Representative Company: Digital Boundary Group…

OCE Discovery: Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch

Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities. Participate in one of the many competitions taking place throughout the conference. Monday, May 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m. – Innovation…