Weather – we’re stuck with it, whether you like it or not

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. London has already had its fair share of wintery weather this season and I thought I’d take the time to highlight some of the technology that helps us track and predict weather. Actual weather tracking is quite expensive. A sophisticated weather satellite can…

Execulink office in Woodstock now open

Execulink Telecom has opened the doors to their new corporate office in Woodstock. The new 20,000 square foot office is located off the 401 at 1127 Ridgeway Road, in the Pattullo Ridge Business Park. In addition to a new office space, Execulink has also built a 2800 square foot state-of-the-art data centre beside their main…

Hacking Health launches in London

Last week, the newly launched Hacking Health London initiative hosted its very first Café event. More than 70 health care professionals, developers, entrepreneurs, patients and other stakeholders gathered at the networking event to discuss their ideas for improving health care in London. The event featured Guest “Inspirer” Dr. Chris Mackie the Chief Medical Officer of…

Bringing your parents to Work

For Grant Thomas, describing his job at Voices.com to his family was never an easy task. Grant is a Senior Project Manager at the growing London company and he relies on cutting-edge software to search, audition and connect voice talent to clients. His mom Linda always believed he spent his days listening to audition tapes.…

TechAlliance staff member receives Pillar Community Innovation Award

The Pillar Community Innovation Awards brought together over 750 members of the community on Tuesday night to celebrate the local leaders who are driving innovation and change in London. Four awards are given every year in the categories of Community Innovation, Community Leadership, Community Impact and Community Collaboration. Each award recognizes the non-profits, charities, and…

Grenetek Discovers Greener, Leaner Options

by Sandra Desrochers Hassan Hassan spent his childhood in a region where energy resources were limited and solar energy was abundant. This gave him an appreciation of the sun’s power and its potential to meet energy demands. Years later, as part of his Masters studies, Hassan partnered with Western University professor Kamran Siddiqui to develop…

Next Generation of London Entrepreneurs gets unfiltered advice at Mentor London

Hacker Studios and Tractor and Palm Inc. are bringing the Canadian Mentorship Challenge to London during Global Entrepreneurship Week. During the week, 12 experienced business experts are providing free one-on-one mentorship sessions for entrepreneurs that are starting out. Three TechAlliance staff members, Ian Haase, Howie Chan and Suzanne Morrison will be participating throughout the week…

Member Spotlight: Adventus Research | November 2013

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 Gary Svoboda, from Adventus Research. Learn more about Adventus Research in our member directory. Name: Gary Svoboda Title: President Company: Adventus Research Adventus Research is…

StarTech.com Named One of the 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find IT connectivity parts, is pleased to be named among the Best 50 Small and Medium Employers in Canada. StarTech.com ranked #25 on the list this year, moving up 15 places from last year when StarTech.com was ranked #40. The study, now in its 10th year, is published annually in…