Congratulations to the 2013 Techcellence Award winners

TechAlliance presented the second annual Techcellence Awards on February 7th, as part of this year’s London Tech Week. Our celebration at Club Onyx recognized the nine outstanding finalists in the categories of Innovation, Growth and Community Engagement, including this year’s three winning companies. Community Engagement Award – Simalam Finalists: Lashbrook Marketing & Public Relations, Mimetics, Simalam…

Blog: Taking a Look at Ontario’s High Performance Computing Capacity

This post was written by Alec Miller, Manager, Measured Innovation at TechAlliance About a year ago, the Federal and Ontario Governments, in conjunction with IBM and a consortium of seven Ontario universities, pledged $210 million to a new platform for High Performance and Cloud Computing.  Dubbed the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (aka SOSCIP),…

Guest Blog: The Anti-Spam Act – Challenges going forward

This guest blog is the fifth in a five-part series written by David Canton of Harrison Pensa LLP. This last of 5 articles on the Anti-Spam Act will set out some of the questions and challenges going forward. As I said in the first article, if you think the Act won’t affect you because you…

Stiris Research announces new strategic partnership

Stiris Research has entered into a strategic partnership with Statistics & Data Corporation (SDC) to offer seamless implementation of full-service Clinical + Biostatistics and Data Management/EDC solutions.  Now, clients of both Stiris and SDC will have the full complement of services available in one seamless solution.  The relationship itself reflects the adaptability and responsiveness currently…

Guest Blog: The Anti-Spam Act – Things we can do now to prepare

This guest blog is the fourth in a five-part series written by David Canton of Harrison Pensa LLP. Today’s’ article talks about what we can start doing now to be ready when the Act comes into effect. This is the forth of a series of 5 articles that will introduce the Act, describe what spam…

Calling Canada’s young entrepreneurs to compete for $100,000 Grand Prize

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is accepting applications for the 2013 edition of the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award.  To win a $100,000 Grand Prize, entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 are invited to present a turning point their company has reached and the solution they propose to take their business to the next level.…

Guest Blog: The Anti-Spam Act – Other things in the Act

This guest blog is the third in a five-part series written by David Canton of Harrison Pensa LLP. This article talks about things in the Anti-Spam Act that are not directly related to spam. This is the third of a series of 5 articles that will introduce the Act, describe what spam is and is…

Dan Lyons and Scott Stratten announced as Gearing Up for Growth keynotes

TechAlliance is pleased to announce that Dan Lyons and Scott Stratten will be the keynote speakers for this year’s Gearing Up for Growth conference on Tuesday, March 26 at the Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre. Dan will start the day as our Power Breakfast speaker, sharing with you the eight simple secrets to Apple’s success,…

London Tech Week 2013

London Tech Week is the annual celebration of the region’s tech community and the tech companies that call London home. We invite you to join in this year’s celebration by participating in events presented by TechAlliance and our partners. TechAlliance Open House – February 5 Drop in and check out the newly renovated TechAlliance space, meet the team and get to…

Guest Blog: The Anti-Spam Act – The definition and treatment of Spam

This guest blog is the second in a five-part series written by David Canton of Harrison Pensa LLP. This article talks about what the Anti-Spam Act defines as spam, the myriad of exceptions, and what needs to be tracked to prove compliance.  This will be presented by way of the thought process to be followed…