TechAlliance announces winners of 3rd annual Techcellence Awards

TechAlliance hosted its 3rd Techcellence Awards Celebration on Thursday which recognized excellence and achievement across the local technology sector. The celebration is held every year as part of London Tech Week and honours companies and individuals though awards in four categories: Business Growth, Community Engagement, Innovation and IT Professionalism. The award for IT professionalism was…

Ontario announces recipients of new accelerator fund

Ontario has announced the first recipients of the Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Program (Youth IAF). Launched in 2013 as part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, the program invests in technology-based start-ups founded by entrepreneurs under the age of 30. The Youth IAF is designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies in Ontario by investing…

Young entrepreneurs – make your pitch!

The Ontario Youth Jobs Strategy is launching a new program from high school-aged entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to experts and the public as part of the province’s Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch contest. The contest, now in its second year, challenges high school students in grades 9 through 12 to promote their business…

2014 Techcellence Award Finalists

Congratulations to the following finalists for the 2014 Techcellence Awards! Award winners will be announced at the Techcellence Award Celebration and Mixer on February 6. Innovation: Vital Biomedical Technologies MDDT Canatomical Research Services Business Growth: rtraction Big Blue Bubble Info-Tech Research Group Community Engagement: ATMOS Marketing Thread Development Warpaint Media

London company Akira Systems Inc. completes new web portal for the Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee

ConnexOntario Health Services Information announced today the completion of the new Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) web portal. The new HSJCC site, found at www.hsjcc.on.ca, features: a content management capability, designed to empower end users a workflow that enables visibility of content from draft to publication the ability for users to expand functionality…

Blog: 23andMe vs. the FDA part 2 – analyzing the science

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Early last December, the Google-backed personal genetics company 23andMe was ordered to stop marketing and selling its Personal Genome Service by the FDA. You can read the details of why in my last blog post. The fall out and debate surrounding this decision…

Local design start-up to publicly develop website in 3 weeks

Mobile app development agency will develop new site while posting progress live to web    Inner Geek will be publicly developing a brand new company website from the ground up in only 3 weeks. Development will commence on January 13, with the goal of having a beautifully designed and completely functional website for January 31.…

Member Spotlight: Thread Development | January 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 Thomas Cermak from Thread Development. Learn more about Thread Development in our member directory. Name: Thomas Cermak Title: Partner, Technical Director Company: Thread Development Thread is a creative agency…

Apply now for Embedded Executive Funding

The Embedded Executive Funding Program is designed to accelerate novel Ontario-based technology companies by funding the hire of a C-level executive. The program will grant $50,000 with a matching contribution of $15,000 from the successful applicant. For more information about the program please contact our Startup Services team.