SunWash harnesses the power of light

By Sandra Desrochers SunWash Technologies, a London company co-founded by Dan Jenken and Patrick Therrien, has developed a material which uses the power of light to sanitize surfaces. The pair accessed resources available through the VentureStart program to support the development of their technology and their business. VentureStart, a program funded by the Federal Economic…

Medical imaging sector partnership developing innovative oncology therapy

The Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC), Western University and Claron Technology Inc. are developing hardware and novel software modules to be integrated into an image-guided oncology therapy system for wide distribution abroad by Perfint Healthcare, based in India. “This collaborative project has the potential to profoundly impact liver cancer treatment in developing countries such…

Pilot of new geo-adventuring app launches in Oxford County

Local London company TecVana has launched a pilot program for their new Geo-Adventuring mobile application in partnership with Oxford County Tourism. The app allows users to explore events and activities that interest them in Ontario’s outdoors and to customize their own expeditions, all while earning rewards for merchandise and services. TecVana Corporation‘s Geo-Adventuring initiative is…

Big Blue Bubble collaborates with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kristian Bush

Big Blue Bubble Inc. has joined musical forces with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kristian Bush of Sugarland to collaborate on a brand new character for My Singing Monsters, their award-winning and critically-acclaimed title which is currently enjoying success on multiple platforms. Bush contributed vocals and mandolin for the ‘Shugabush,’ which was designed and animated by the talented…

Blog: Can an algorithm pick startup winners?

This blog post was written by Alec Miller, Manager, Measured Innovation at TechAlliance. According to Adeo Ressi of the Founder Institute – a startup training centre in Silicon Valley – entrepreneurs with the best chance of success tend to exhibit the following characteristics (professional experience, fluid intelligence, high openness, moderate agreeableness): generally 28 or older…

Libro Financial Group donates $444,356 to local youth initiatives

Libro Financial Group has invested $444,356 – five per cent of its profits – back into southwestern Ontario by awarding seventeen youth-initiated community projects with grants which will fund valuable programs and initiatives to support the people and communities in the region. The grants were awarded to the youth projects through Libro’s Community Builder Program,…

Help shape the future of the London Public Library

The London Public Library is working on a new strategic plan, and asking Londoners for their input about how the library can best support the community. Complete the quick online survey to share your thoughts  (whether you use the library or not), and help set the future direction for the London Public Library

Member Spotlight: Rogers Business Solutions | July 2013

The monthly Member Spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the company. This month, we spotlight Christos Diavolitsis, Business Sales Executive for Rogers Business Solutions. 1) What is your mobile device of choice, and why? I have been using Blackberry products for years and often think back…

Cineplex offers to acquire EK3 Technologies Inc.

Cineplex has announced its offer to purchase EK3 Technologies, a digital merchandising provider in London with operations in Canada, the United States and other countries. The initial offer is approximately $40 million, in addition to a reverse earn-out payment which could push the total purchase price up to $78 million. EK3 will be renamed and…

Blog: My first experience with Google Glass

This blog post was written by Suzanne Morrison, Communications Coordinator at TechAlliance. By now, many Londoners have heard the buzz around Voices.com CEO David Ciccarelli and his new specs. David is Canada’s first Google Glass Explorer and he has been proudly sporting his hi-tech eyewear all over town. David is one of 8,000 people who…