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New youth entrepreneurship program launches in London

July 27, 2015

London, May 27, 2015 – London’s aspiring young entrepreneurs will harness their creativity at a new summer camp, announced by TechAlliance, focused on facilitating youth innovation and entrepreneurship. The program, facilitated by Future Design School (FDS) and supported by TechAlliance, will provide students entering Grades 6-8 with an intensive one-week startup experience. The camp will run at the Ivey Business School at Western in partnership with the Pierre L. Morrisette


Big Blue Bubble Wins Game Award

July 7, 2015

The Tabby Awards results are in and Big Blue Bubble is proud to announce that its hit game My Singing Monsters was declared both Winner and Users’ Choice in the Android game category of Kids, Education & Family, and also won Users’ Choice in the same category for iPad games. With over 200 entries from 16 countries, an international panel of judges and app users selected the best Android and


Arcane Launches Code Camp For Kids

June 25, 2015

Does your 12-16 year old love video games, technology or solving problems? Arcane is hosting a CodeCamp this summer! Coding is becoming a basic literacy, and Arcane wants to empower innovation. What separates those who simply have an idea and those who make their ideas a reality is simple: the ability to code. Programming is a straightforward process that takes control and initiative and provides an indisputable advantage. It is


OCE Partners With AUTO21 For Internships

June 18, 2015

Ontario Centres of Excellence, through its TalentEdge Internship Program, is partnering with AUTO21 to give 50 Ontario students real-world experience and the chance to apply their knowledge and leading-edge expertise to industry problems specific to the automotive sector. The AUTO21 Automotive Practicum Program provides graduate and undergraduate students in their final year of study with real-world industry experience through R&D practicums based in Ontario. Students will work on automotive-related research


Help Fanshawe College create an Institute for Small Business Informatics

May 22, 2015

Local private sector and not-for-profit organizations are invited to join Fanshawe College in applying for funding to undertake a $2.5 million, five-year applied R&D program and establish Fanshawe’s Institute for Small Business Informatics. What Types of Companies Will Benefit? Retail, point of sale, online sales IT supply & service sector Data management and IT security Fintech and other finance sector innovators Participant Benefits Protect your corporate and client information with


Green Button makes new energy management apps available to consumers

May 21, 2015

MaRS Discovery District and London Hydro announced today the launch of a new collection of electricity management apps for Ontarians. These applications, developed and owned by existing innovative businesses and budding entrepreneurs, are part of the second phase of the Ontario Green Button Connect My Data pilot. The Green Button standard provides Ontarians with direct and timely access to their electricity consumption data and the ability to securely share it


GamerLink Kickstarter Launches

February 10, 2015

Today GamerLink launched their Kickstarter campaign, where they aim to raise $20,000 to help develop their new app so that they can release it into the world for free. GamerLink is an app that allows gamers to connect based on similar playing styles, skill level, location, and a host of other factors in order to improve multiplayer gaming experiences. GamerLink was born out of the frustration experienced when consistently running

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