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ScaleUP Opens Applications for Spring Cohort

WEtech Alliance is accepting applications for the ScaleUP accelerator program. ScaleUP – powered by Libro Credit Union and the Ontario Trillium Foundation – provides financial and mentoring support to tech startup entrepreneurs in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent looking to scale their business. ScaleUP will select five (5) entrepreneurs who will receive four-months of intensive business mentoring […]

Makers, Crafters & Performers wanted for first annual Windsor-Essex Mini Maker Faire on February 24, 2018

Makers, Crafters & Performers wanted for first annual Windsor-Essex Mini Maker Faire on February 24, 2018 Call for Entries Open through January 31, 2018 Windsor, ON — The Maker Faire is coming to Windsor! The first annual Windsor-Essex Mini Maker Faire is scheduled for Saturday February 24, 2018 at St. Clair College. The Call for […]

Applications Now Open for Tech Week YQG Digital Innovation Challenge

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Splice Digital Inc. together with Windsor Essex Economic Corporation and WEtech Alliance, will be hosting our region’s first “Digital Innovation Challenge” during Tech Week YQG. If you have an innovative digital product, app or web concept, we can’t wait to hear your pitch. The Digital Innovation Challenge is open to […]

Opportunity Alerts

Call for Makers: Mini Maker Faire Event Set for Saturday, February 24, 2018

Windsor-Essex is hosting its first Mini Maker Faire event on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at St. Clair College (main campus), 10am-3pm. Our organizing committee is reaching out to the community in search of individuals/organizations who would make great participants. We have limited space, and … [Read More...]

St. Clair College Mobile Applications Development Co-op Program

A great opportunity to leverage local Mobile App Development talent. The St. Clair College Mobile Applications Development (MAD) program is a three-year advanced diploma program. Students in this program are instructed in three streams: developing apps for mobile devices, developing web … [Read More...]

TechLife® To Join Tech Week YQG Talent Day

WEtech Allliance is pleased to share that Cowan Insurance Group will be joining us during Tech Week YQG Talent Day on November 15th to share details about techlife®. Cowan Insurance Group has developed a packaged business insurance solution, specifically designed for startups and scale-ups. … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS AND ALUMNI: Apply to our 2018 EPIC Winter Founders Program and get PAID to work on your startup

EPICentre is officially taking applications for the 2018 EPIC Winter Founders Program. Students or alumni of any post-secondary institution from any discipline can apply and those selected will receive up to $6,000 over the course of three months (January 8, 2018 – March 30, 2018) to work on their startup company! Eligibility Requirements: Student or […]

Attention Post-Secondary Students: Apply to the 2017 RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition for a chance to compete for $10,000!

The University of Windsor’s Entrepreneurship Practice & Innovation Centre (EPICentre) will be hosting the second annual RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition (RBC EPIC BMCC) on November 17th – 18th, 2017! The RBC EPIC BMCC invites student entrepreneurs to learn about business models, business model validation, and the business model canvas and then demonstrate their understanding through a […]

Walking to Success

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor in partnership with Leadership Windsor-Essex presents Walking to Success, a unique walking experience that will introduce you to interesting career options you might not have thought of before! Tours available in the following areas Heath/Science, Technology, Arts & Design and Engineering. This FREE event is open to youth 14 […]

WEtech Blogs

Reflections & Predictions: A Look Back on 2017 & Ahead to 2018

Each year we ask the WEtech Alliance team to share their favorite moments from the past year, as well as what they’re looking forward to in the year to come. Here’s what they had to say about their reflections on 2017 and predictions for 2018. LOOKING BACK ON 2017: How quickly the year goes … [Read More...]

Buy Local This Holiday Season: 2017 #YQG Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve scoured the City and County to bring you a list of #YQG gift ideas that are sure to make this year’s holiday shopping easy and most importantly, LOCAL! Please note, this is merely a snapshot of available local gift ideas. Windsor-Essex is filled with great businesses, restaurants and … [Read More...]

Tapping into the Global Hacking Health Network

It was a gorgeous fall day in midtown Detroit when we sat down with Sebastien Mabillard, the Executive Director of Swiss Digital Health, for a chat about all things health and tech. Sebastien flew in from Switzerland in search of best practices for developing the health tech sector to bring back … [Read More...]