27th Anniversary Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Presenting Sponsor Windsor Star announced the finalists for the 27th Annual Business Excellence Awards on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. A very special congratulations to WEtech Alliance President & CEO Yvonne Pilon on being named a finalist for the Young Professional of the Year Award! Award recipients announced in advance […]

WEtech Alliance Welcomes Social Innovation Advisor Adam Frye

WEtech Alliance is pleased to welcome Adam Frye to the team as Social Innovation Advisor. Over the past 5 years Adam has worked extensively in the startup space in Waterloo and Toronto, both as an early employee in a high growth social enterprise, as well as a startup coach and mentor for young entrepreneurs. His […]

Client Spotlight: EatDrinX

We talked to EatDrinX Founder & President Matt Guignard to talk about the company’s past, present and future. Here’s what he had to say… What is EatDrinX? EatDrinX Inc. (pronounced Eat – Drinks) is a Food and Beverage Technology Company.  We have created a platform specific to our industry, designed to modernize the way places […]

Opportunity Alerts

Nominations for 2017 CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards now open – Submit your candidates today!

Nominations for 2017 CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards now open – Submit your candidates today! The CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards are the most prestigious annual awards conferred on individuals and corporations by Canada’s advanced technology community. They are … [Read More...]

EPIC Marketing Series: Social Media Done Right

WEtech Alliance, in partnership with EPICentre bring you Social Media Done Right, a free workshop on mastering social media. Learn the best practices, tips, tricks, do’s and don’ts of managing your social media presence from local marketing experts and have your questions answered by … [Read More...]

Red Tape Challenge

Help the Government of Ontario cut red tape so that your financial services business can thrive! Participate in the Red Tape Challenge and help identify the business regulations that need to be updated, improved or eliminated. The Ontario government is currently consulting on regulations that … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

Apply Today! EPICentre Inaugural Business Model Canvas Competition

The University of Windsor’s business incubator, EPICentre, will be hosting its inaugural business model canvas competition on November 25th – 26th, 2016. The main goal of the RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition (BMCC) is to educate entrepreneurs and provide them with tools to help launch more successful ventures. The BMCC invites Ontario student entrepreneurs […]

ATTN Essex County Youth! Free Entrepreneurship Program!

Our FREE award-winning Youth Small Business Program is coming to Leamington in SEPTEMBER 2016! Are you a youth under 30 and interested in starting your own small business? APPLY NOW and/or help us find awesome local youth (under 30) who want to start or grow their own business by sharing this with potential students and local […]

The Ultimate Summer Weekend Adventure!

The YKNOT Windsor-Essex ‪Millennial Power‬ event series continues with the Ultimate Summer Weekend Adventure with Craft Heads Brewing Company & Windsor Adventure Inc.! Join us this Friday, August 12th from 7-10pm for the official kickoff of Craft Heads Brewing Company’s new ‪Windsor 180‬ root beer! Craft Heads has turned a childhood favourite 180 degrees upside […]

WEtech Blogs

Wearables 2.0

In January 1946, infamous cartoon detective Dick Tracy unveiled to the world the future of wearable technology when he used his 2-way wrist TV/phone to get himself out of a tight jam and the world would never be the same. If Star Trek inspired a generation of engineers and scientists by showing them … [Read More...]

Reflections & Predictions: A Look Back on 2016 & Ahead to 2017

It's been an incredible year at WEtech Alliance! We asked the team to share their favorite 2016 moments as well as what they’re looking forward to in 2017. Here’s what they had to say. Yvonne Pilon - President and CEO  LOOKING BACK ON 2016: How quickly the year goes by! The past … [Read More...]

The Millennial Moment

By Paige Pierozynski There are eighty million Millennials in the United States alone – the largest age grouping in American history – yet I venture to guess the vast majority of Millennials across America and across teeny-tiny Windsor-Essex are like me: completely unaware that I’m a Millennial … [Read More...]