First High School Hackathon in Windsor-Essex: MasseyHacks

Windsor, Ontario (February 4th, 2016) – On February 27th, 2016, Vincent Massey Secondary School will be hosting MasseyHacks, a 12 hour long hackathon for students across Windsor-Essex County of all experience levels interested in programming and computer science. Hackathons are events where people interested in any aspect of software development can come together to work […]


EasyInsure Named Finalist for National Insurance Canada Technology Awards

EasyInsure has been named a finalist for this years National Insurance Canada Technology Awards for their new online FleetX system. FleetX was  built over the past 12 months to be a new innovative way for fleet managers to manage their vehicle fleet operations and insurance online. They currently have 4,300 taxi’s using the system. They are now targeting […]


Ontario Shows There’s No One-Size-Fits-All For Supporting Entrepreneurship

Toronto, ON (Monday, May 28, 2012) – As Startup Canada continues its national search for better ways to support and celebrate entrepreneurship, its tour stops in Ontario confirmed that communities need more than a one-size-fits all action plan. “Ontario really hit home that there is no one solution to creating a more entrepreneurial culture and […]

Opportunity Alerts

Build Your Social Business Model: Non-Profits

Pathway to Potential and WEtech invite you to Build Your Social Business Model in partnership with SoJo. So, you're a non-profit or charity and want to launch a social enterprise . . . This action-oriented workshop will guide you through the process of building your own social business … [Read More...]

OCE Discovery 2016 Promotion

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TalentEdge Internship Program open for final-year undergrads

Sent on behalf of OCE Discovery We are writing to advise you that the Ontario Centres of Excellence TalentEdge Internship Program is now open to college and university final-year undergraduate students from across all disciplines and all areas of specialization. TalentEdge is designed to give … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award Competition Now Open!

The Ontario Science Centre recognizes youth who use science and technology to make the world a better place TORONTO (November 24, 2015) – Calling all Canadian innovators between the ages of 14 and 18! The Ontario Science Centre wants to recognize you for making the world a better place through science and technology. Nominations are […]

Windsor-Essex: National Girls Learning Code Day

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training 201-647 Ouellette Avenue Windsor, ON Saturday, 7 November 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST) This is a beginner level workshop for girls 8-13 years old and their parent/guardian/aunt/older sibling. Bring a special girl in your life to this workshop on National Girls Learning Code Day and learn to create […]

Nominate a Student Entrepreneur Today!

The Enactus Canada Student Entrepreneur National Competition is a great opportunity for young Canadian entrepreneurs to network, compete and showcase their business to industry leaders across Canada.   There are also ten prizes of $1,000 for successful nominees from across Canada, and our grand prize of $10,000 presented at the Enactus National Exposition in Toronto, this […]

WEtech Blogs

Nailed it! 10 tips to help you nail the interview and land the job

With unemployment rates being the highest in Windsor (out of the whole country, yikes), here are some tips to ensure you nail the interview and get the job (money, money, money). 1.) Research, Research! You got the call for an interview (congrats, by the way). But, now what? Well, the most … [Read More...]

Reflections & Predictions: A Look Back on 2015 & Ahead to 2016

It's been an incredible year at WEtech Alliance! We asked the team to share their favorite 2015 moments as well as what they’re looking forward to in 2016. Here’s what they had to say. Yvonne Pilon - President and CEO  LOOKING BACK ON 2015: How quickly the year goes by! The past … [Read More...]

Buy Local This Holiday Season: A #YQG Gift Guide

Last year, the average-income Canadian burned through about $1,810 in celebration of the holiday season. What if a mere $100 of that was spent locally? The impact would be significant. So why not impact Windsor-Essex this Holiday Season. We have compiled a local gift giving guide that will surely … [Read More...]