London Bridge Network hosts first meeting

The newly (re)formed London Bridge Network hosted its first meeting on Tuesday, November 5 at Friday Knight Lights with a group of more than 50 local business and technology professionals.  The London Bridge Network evolved out of the former InterNetwork group with the hopes of bringing together stakeholders in both business and technology. “We were…

2014 Techcellence Award nominations now open

Techcellence Awards are given annually to Southwestern Ontario tech companies for achievement in Innovation, Business Growth and Community Engagement. We are also pleased to announce a new award for 2014 for IT Professionalism. This awards has been sponsored by the Canadian Information Processing Society, Ontario (CIPS). Online applications are now open for each of the…

The Evolution of Medical Training

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Educational institutions from elementary schools to universities are increasingly incorporating new forms of technology into their classrooms. Medical education in particular seems to be a focus for innovators and entrepreneurs who are looking to disrupt the traditional “see one, do one, teach one”…

Synapse: Life Science Competition

The Synapse: Life Science Competition is all about helping people that are positively altering the landscape of the life sciences industry by giving them an opportunity to bring their innovations to the market. The competition is separated into four phases: team formation, executive summary, commercialization plan, and the final pitch and showcase. Team formation After…

Crowdfunding – new regulations and research

This blog post was written by Alec Miller, Manager, Measured Innovation at TechAlliance. Crowdfunding is a new and constantly evolving space. Not only are there new crowdfunding portals and tools popping up regularly, there are also significant research and regulatory developments too. On the research front, a new report by a group of researchers from…

Race Roster makes great strides with startup

By Sandra Desrochers Some would say that we’re in the midst of a second running boom. There are over 60,000 endurance events in North America each year, generating $250 million in processing fees – that’s a lot of races to organize and a lot of revenue to capture. Three local London, Ontario race organizers recognized…

Member Spotlight: Mindstack Inc. | October 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 David Uram from Mindstack. Learn more about Mindstack in our member directory. 1) What is your mobile device of choice, and why? Blackberry right now…

London Bridge Network: building bridges between business and technology

The London Bridge Network will be hosting its first event on Tuesday, November 5, marking the re-birth of the former Internetworking group. The new group, while still technology driven, will focus primarily on bringing business and technology together. Join the London Bridge Network on Tuesday, November 5 at Friday Knight Lights starting at 5 p.m.…

Stiris Research Named To Profit W100

Profit Magazine has ranked Stiris Research #94 on the 15th annual W100 which ranks Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses. Published in the November issue of Profit and the December issue of Chatelaine, the W100 is Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial…

Calling all developers! Get ready to help Ontarians save money and conserve energy!

This guest blog post was written by: Sasha Sud, Energy Data Manager, MaRS Discovery District Yesterday, the Ontario Minister of Energy, Bob Chiarelli, announced the Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge, a contest organized by MaRS and funded by the Ministry of Energy that encourages developers to create the best new, proof-of-concept apps to help Ontarians…