Survey on Innovation Performance and Business Competitiveness

The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Business Innovation invites you to complete the CBI survey on Innovation Performance and Business Competitiveness. We would like to know about the ways you are using innovation to enhance your company’s competitiveness. We will use the results from the survey to analyze in-depth the state of innovation in…

CDMN moves growing 5th annual Canada 3.0 digital media forum to Toronto for 2013

Kitchener, ON and Toronto, ON – July 4, 2012 – The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) today announced that its annual digital media forum, CDMN Canada 3.0, will be held next year in Toronto for the first time in the conference’s five-year history. Having outgrown the Stratford, Ontario venue that’s traditionally housed the conference, Canada’s…

Government of Canada invests in innovation, jobs and growth in Southern Ontario

Brantford, Ontario — The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced today a $20–million investment in innovation funds that will support small– and medium–sized businesses in southern Ontario. Minister Goodyear was accompanied by Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant.

TechAlliance is the first stop on the MaRS innovation hub tour

The MaRS Blog has started a monthly series profiling innovation centres in Ontario and the startups that have succeeded with their support. TechAlliance is proud to be the first organization spotlighted, along with Voices.com. Vijender Trivedi, Manager of Online Content writes: “If you see the words startup, innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, talent, business, education, biotech, digital…

Congratulations to the 60-Second Pitch Competition winners

TechAlliance congratulates the three winners of this year’s 60-Second Pitch Competition: in first place, Kirsten Rosenkrantz of rtraction (centre), in second place Tonya Constant of The Ant Firm (right), and in third place, Cyrus Nambakhsh, iGNiTeck. Thank you to all of the competitors who participated in this year’s 60-Second Pitch. Check out our photo gallery…

Big Blue Bubble release their 100th game – I, Oracle

Big Blue Bubble Inc. have released I, Oracle, the latest game from the makers of Burn the Rope, is now available for your iOS and Android devices. I, Oracle is an unique trivia game where the player answers questions on a daily basis but there’s a catch… the questions are about future events! Guess who’s…

Member Spotlight: EyeLook Media | June 2012

The monthly Member Spotlight as an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies. This month, we spotlight Dan Wright, President & CEO of EyeLook Media. What is your mobile device of choice, and why? The iPhone 4S. It has unified abilities across all devices and its computer-like functionality enables me…

BDC Subordinate Financing provides $2,000,000 to iLOOKABOUT

The Business Development Bank of Canada has provided iLOOKABOUT with a 4-year secured term facility valued at $2,000,000. Jeff Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of iLOOKABOUT, said, “We are pleased to have obtained this commitment from the BDC , the funds of which are anticipated to support revenue growth and enhance shareholder value.” Proceeds…

Voices.com vies for Globe & Mail’s $100,000 small business grant

Voices.com are profiled in the Globe and Mail today as a competitor in the newspaper’s Challenge Contest, offering a $100,000 small business grant to the winner. If they win the contest, Voices.com would use the grant to begin making their services available in ten other languages besides English. Source: The Globe and Mail