Blog: Connected Cars

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Remember those OnStar commercials from the late 90’s?  GM has been integrating cellular and GPS technology into its cars since 1996. To put this into perspective, 1996 was the same year the late Steve Jobs returned to the ailing Apple after NeXT was…

12 TechAlliance members nominated for Business Achievement Awards

Congratulations to the many TechAlliance member companies that have been recognized for a London Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business Achievement Award. The following 12 companies represent the technology sector strongly across a total of five categories.  Awards will be given in the categories of Business of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Leadership, Excellence in…

TechAlliance staff member receives Pillar Community Innovation Award

The Pillar Community Innovation Awards brought together over 750 members of the community on Tuesday night to celebrate the local leaders who are driving innovation and change in London. Four awards are given every year in the categories of Community Innovation, Community Leadership, Community Impact and Community Collaboration. Each award recognizes the non-profits, charities, and…

Startup Holiday Marketing

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, a pinnacle of American exuberance and consumerism, is part of a weekend-long shopping spree and marks the beginning of the holiday season. Should consumer-focused app entrepreneurs compete for consumer spending during Black Friday and holiday shopping? Spending on…