Member Spotlight: ATMOS Marketing | January 2013

The Member Spotlight is a monthly opportunity to learn more about a leader, innovator or entrepreneur in the tech community. This month, we spotlight Larry Lau of ATMOS Marketing. What is your mobile device of choice, and why? My mobile device of choice is an iPhone 5. I’m an Apple fanboy, for work or personal,…

Energy co-operative seeks members to invest in local projects

The London District Renewable Energy Co-operative (LDREC) is seeking members interested in investing in local energy projects with the organization. LDREC was created with the objective of providing a vehicle for Londoners to invest in their community, while leveraging the stability of the Feed In Tarrif (FIT) Contracts provided by the Ontario Power Authority. Londoners…

Venture London profiled in Business London

In our column in this month’s Business London Magazine, we profiled the Venture London business plan competition, from the perspective of our members and clients who have benefited from participating in the competition. Thanks to Jim Ische from VS Controls, Brandon Laan from Race Roster and Larry Lau and Corey Dubeau from ATMOS Marketing for…

Blog: Makers – The Next Industrial Revolution?

This post was written by Alec Miller, Manager of Measured Innovation, at TechAlliance “The past decade was about finding new social and innovation models on the web.   The next decade will be about applying them to the real world.” – Chris Anderson “In the age of democratized industry, every garage is a potential micro-factory, every…

Simalam wins outstanding achievement award

The Interactive Media Council announced November 27 that TechAlliance member, Simalam Media, is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Charity/Non-profit category in the 2012 Interactive Media Awards. It was awarded for Simalam’s work on updating the website (www.emergingleaders.ca) for Emerging Leaders, a non-profit focused on retaining, developing and engaging emerging talent in…

Blog: 3D printing comes to London

This post was written by Alec Miller, Manager of Measured Innovation, at TechAlliance On November 22, TechAlliance, in conjunction with Javelin Technologies and two design collaborators, ran a new event called Print Your Part. Held at Windermere Manor, the event was designed to give TechAlliance clients and the regional technology community the chance to learn…

Blog: DIY – How to build a mobile application

This blog was posted by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance Many entrepreneurs with a mobile app idea often hit a hurdle early in the development process and scramble to find a developer (see my blog “I need a developer – now!” for tips and tricks on finding talent). The problem may be systemic, attributed…

Nominations are now open for the Techcellence Awards

TechAlliance is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Techcellence Awards, recognizing the best of our regional tech community in Growth, Innovation and Community Engagement. Companies wishing to submit themselves for the Techcellence Awards should complete the appropriate online nomination process for the Growth, Innovation and Community Engagement award. This year, we have also opened up…

Member Spotlight: 2A3 Group | November 2012

The monthly Spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader, innovator or entrepreneur in the tech community. This month, we spotlight Maureen Harrison of 2A3Group. Who do you look to for inspiration, in business or your personal life? My first boss when I got into the recruiting business – Ivars. He was like…

Blog: Pharma and IP: a necessary evil?

This post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Earlier this week, I attended the monthly TechAlliance Breakfast Club with speaker David Canton and learned about IP and copyright laws for the music industry and online photo content. From David’s comments, it was clear that each industry has its own issues with IP,…