Blog: “I need a developer – now!”

This post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. One of the most common problems mobile start-up companies face today is the difficulty of finding good developers. Particularly, London (Ontario) doesn’t seem to have a booming mobile community. So where can you find talent in the Forest City? Here are a few ideas:…

Guest Blog: DIG London 2012

This guest blog was written by Trisha Beausaert, Marketing & Communications, LEDC London is quickly emerging as a centre for the digital interactive and gaming sector. With expertise in digital interactive game development, website publishing, content creation, robotics, artificial intelligence, and mobile applications, London is becoming a niche market. It is for this reason that London is attracting…

Blog: The importance of maintaining accurate client metrics

This blog post was written by Ian Haase, Vice President, Advisory Services at TechAlliance. At TechAlliance, we spend a great deal of time monitoring and tracking the progress our clients make along the commercialization pathway. How our resources impact the development of tech companies is essential, because this helps us to ensure we are delivering…

Blog: What is 3D printing?

This post is written by Alec Miller, Manager of Measured Innovation at TechAlliance. You’ve probably seen a movie in 3D.  Perhaps you own or know somebody who owns a television with 3D viewing capability. But what about a 3D printer? Chances are, you haven’t used one yourself, although you may have heard about 3D printers…

Member Spotlight: Simalam | October 2012

The monthly Spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader, innovator or entrepreneur in the tech community. This month, we spotlight Adam Malamis of Simalam. What is your mobile device of choice, and why? I love my iPad. Great way to digest information and keep connected. Who do you look to for inspiration,…

Blog: Where are all the biotech incubators?

The post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance Within the start-up space, one of the many buzz words thrown around is “incubator.” An incubator is a program that is designed to support entrepreneurial ventures by offering numerous resources, assistance and, in most cases, some sort of funding. It usually involves a group of companies…

Highview selects Akira Systems to enhance implementation of Retirement Home Act

Highview Residences will unveil their plans to use Wavelength 3.0 to enhance their reporting and documentation processes associated with compliance with the Retirement Home Act, which came into force on July 1, 2012.  Highview Residences has established itself as a leader in delivering Excellence in Alzheimer, Elder and Respite Care to the people of London…

Photos: Entrepreneur 1.0 kicks off!

On October 2, Entrepreneur 1.0: The Ultimate Business Boot Camp kicked off its first session with Rob Mitchell and Ian Haase introducing the 10-week course. TechAlliance Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Dennis Ensing, Justin Leushner and Jennifer MacDonald spoke about their business experiences and answered questions from the students. [fbphotos id=10151273116061474]

Blog: User growth vs. revenue growth

This post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance Facebook has been criticized by the media for failing to meet investor expectations of revenue growth. This problem is exacerbated by the fact that Facebook is the largest social network in the world, with a user base of over 1 billion members. I can…