London tech founder launches online platform to connect volunteers to those in need

London tech entrepreneur, Ryan Kelly, has developed an online platform amid the COVID-19 crisis to connect vulnerable individuals to local volunteers who can deliver supplies to their homes. Kelly is the founder of Ascend Applications and a GROW Accelerator alumnus whose software development startup has leveraged impressive AI-powered solutions to make the web more accessible…

London Celebrates Entrepreneurship at the #LondonCAN Exchange

There was no shortage of opportunities for entrepreneurs in London, Ontario this Global Entrepreneurship Week. In a series of events hosted by community organizations throughout London, the city’s entrepreneurs came together for valuable networking, professional development and resource-sharing opportunities under the #LondonCAN campaign. This year’s key initiative was the inaugural #LondonCAN Exchange, which brought together…

Bumpy Road to Commercialization

This blog post was written by Business Services analyst Harman Malhi. Queue the motion sickness Canadians are great innovators – just look in our own backyard. The forest city is home to some of the top research institutions in Canada, including Robarts, Lawson Health Research Institute, and Western University. We have some of the brightest…