Biotech experts break down industry challenges for startup companies

To kick off National Biotechnology Week in London, TechAlliance hosted Creative Solutions in Biotech, an industry panel event for entrepreneurs and researchers in biotechnology on Tuesday. “Startups can learn a lot from their peers’ experiences of success and failure,” said Marilyn Sinclair, President & CEO of TechAlliance. “This event brings together experts in biotechnology commercialization,…

Community Connection: Local machine shop works with London startup

One of the challenges that startup companies we work with face is making connections in the community with manufacturers and specifically with companies that can produce prototypes for their products without having to commit to minimum production quantities. London startup and TechAlliance client CryoCaddy has recently worked with Baker Custom Manufacturing, a startup itself, to…

My Singing Monsters is #1 on Amazon and PC platforms

Big Blue Bubble is proud to announce that their award-winning game My Singing Monstersis currently holding the #1 spot on both the Amazon Appstore for Android and Big Fish Games for PC. My Singing Monsters has enjoyed critical acclaim and commercial success since launching roughly one year ago, and has been made available on multiple…

Member Spotlight: Harrison Pensa | September 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 Michael R. Mumby from Harrison Pensa LLP. Learn more about Harrison Pensa LLP in our member directory. 1) What is your mobile device of choice?…

60 tips in 60 minutes with rtraction

More than 25 local professionals attended the 60 Tips in 60 Minutes presentation at rtraction’s marketing pop-up clinic on Thursday at Hacker Studios. Four team members from rtraction, an IT and web development company in London, walked the group of startup and other business professionals through the dos and don’ts of marketing and web best…

Selectpath/Carswell Launches Wavelength Workforce Manager

Selectpath Benefits & Financial (Selectpath) and Carswell Partners (Carswell) in tandem with Akira Systems (Akira) announce the launch of Wavelength Workforce Manager.  The new offering is available immediately to their clients. “The addition of Wavelength marks another important milestone in the history of our growing human resources and benefits consulting firm and it creates new…

Have you Googled it?

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Learning has never been easier thanks to an explosion of online content. Today, there are thousands if not millions of resources that are readily available to help you answer your most complex problems. Some of these resources are even capable of discerning meaning…

Parallax Innovations unveils CT Sabre™, the only commercial robotic intervention device that operates inside a micro-CT bore

The Parallax Innovations CT Sabre™ is a six-degree of freedom robotically-controlled micro-positioner for pre-clinical biomedical research. Guided by either live fluoroscopic x-ray feedback or retrospective 3D CT image reconstructions the CT Sabre™ allows better than 200 µm positioning of a variety of user selected tools. There is no need to reposition the animal between acquisition…

Changing the face of dating – Zepeel launches one of a kind video dating app

Online daters now have a new and innovative way to increase their chances of finding that special someone.  Zepeel’s new video dating app gives users a stronger connection to the people behind the profile pictures. “We want to save time and energy for online daters by allowing them to know right away if they have…

Blog: Crowdfunding in the Biotech Industry

Crowdfunding has become a popular funding source for many industries, though biotech-related projects are still relatively new to the scene. That seems to be changing, as the Scanadu Scout recently became the highest grossing Indiegogo campaign ever, raising over $1.6 million. Scanadu Scout is a device that measures and records a person’s blood pressure, heart…