WEtech Alliance Provides $6,500 in Funding through the WINnovation Fund to Two of Its Portfolio Companies

WEtech is pleased to announce that it has provided direct dollars through the WINnovation Fund totaling $6,500 to two of its clients. Formerly known as the Regional Advisory Service Fund (RASF), startup related activities undertaken by clients included specialized service provider support, search engine optimization, product development and testing, and marketing/communications activities. The Q2 recipients […]

#YQG 2017 Make Your Pitch Contest Entries Need Your Votes

Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch, is an Ontario high school entrepreneurship competition. Every year, WEtech Alliance along with other Ontario Network of Entrepreneur local partners, work with local high schools teachers and students to submit their “Pitch”. This year we are pleased to share three (3) local submissions. Your support in voting and social media […]

Client Spotlight: Brewin’ Bros Beverage Company

  We recently caught up with the Bros behind Brewin’ Bros Beverage Company. Here’s what he had to say… Tell us a bit about Brewin’ Bros Beverage Company. We’re two young entrepreneurs trying to make a dent in the iced tea industry. We brew high end teas with our “super active” ingredient activated charcoal. What […]

Opportunity Alerts

Neighbourhood Small Business Grant

A new partnership between Small Business Centre and United Way Windsor-Essex will award four $5,000 grants in United Way priority neighbourhoods across Windsor and Essex County. United Way currently funds four neighbourhood engagement programs and an integral part of neighbourhood revival is … [Read More...]

New Online Tool Launched To Help Local Businesses And Job-Seekers

A new online tool called WEsearch was launched Thursday morning that makes the process of researching business funding opportunities as well as employment services and or upgrading programs easier than ever. Designed by Workforce WindsorEssex, WEsearch simplifies the task of researching programs … [Read More...]

Show Us Your Gap Contest

In a follow-up to our Do Good, Make Money event with StopGap Foundation, we're giving away 2 custom StopGap ramps. Physical barriers in our “built environment” prevent many of us from enjoying some of the amazing buildings and spaces that our cities and communities have to offer. StopGap … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

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 […]

LGBTQ Youth Entrepreneur Consultation & Networking Session

The Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), in collaboration with provincial partners and supporters, has received funding through the Ontario150 Partnership Program to develop and launch an LGBTQ Youth Entrepreneur Mentorship Program in Ontario – called the OUT For Business Initiative.  The initiative will focus on building a foundation of new partnerships to […]

Apply for RBC EPIC Founders Program and get PAID to work on your startup!!!

POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS AND ALUMNI Apply for our RBC EPIC Founders Program and get PAID to work on your startup!!! EPICentre is officially taking applications for the 2017 RBC EPIC 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 […]

WEtech Blogs

Attracting People to Windsor Starts with Swagger, Vision and Teamwork.

By Justine Janssen Six months ago, my husband and I made the decision to move our family and careers to Windsor after a decade of living in cities like New York, Dallas and Toronto. As relatively new Windsorites, we often get asked what the community needs to do to get others to think … [Read More...]

Finding Diamonds in the Mistakes

I really believe that, to create true business or life success, you need to be brave enough to fail. While I know this likely contradicts everything you believe or think you know, I have arrived at this conclusion through both my own entrepreneurial experiences and those that I have observed … [Read More...]

4 Steps to SEO Success

When I first started working in digital marketing and web design back in 2008, things were a lot different. Drake was still a former basketball star on Degrassi, people were still wondering what the movie Cloverfield was all about and the Detroit Lions went 0-16! When it came to SEO back then, all … [Read More...]