September 01, 2015Site Selection Publishes Annual Canadian Rankings
Site Selection Magazine publishes its seventh annual Canada’s Best Locations awards and rankings, based on April 2014-March 2015 corporate end-user facility investment and job creation data.
August 31, 2015Viewing Party Announced for the 2015 CCMAs
Tourism London and the 2016 Country Music Week Host Committee are pleased to announce a public Viewing Party of the 2015 Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) Awards Show to celebrate the 2016 CCMA Awards in London, Ontario being officially one year away.
August 28, 2015London's Race Roster looks to grow in California
A London company that handles online sports registration plans to expand its footprint in the huge California market. Article by: Hank Daniszewski, London Free Press, August 28, 2015.
August 26, 2015China Angels Mentorship Program (CAMP) offering virtual incubation program for startups
A new Ontario Centres of Education (OCE)-China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA) initiative will help start-ups prepare their businesses for the Chinese market.
August 26, 2015Economic Update with Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock August 26 - The London Magazine
LEDC president and CEO Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock of The Pulse on AM980 discuss the digital version of the London Magazine and optimistic long-term workforce and employment trends.
August 26, 2015Local business awarded internationally
Now employing over 40 people and repairing about 20 homes a week, Advanced Basement Systems is South-western Ontario’s largest basement waterproofing and crawlspace specialist. Article by: Felicia Banman, London Free Press, August 26, 2015.
August 26, 2015Western University's first summer incubator for entrepreneurs
Earlier this summer, Propel Entrepreneurship launched Western's first Summer Incubator, PSI. Seven youth-led ventures have been offered cash, formal mentorship and office space for the summer of 2015 to grow their market-ready business ventures.
August 24, 2015London is building a business pipeline to Alberta - and it's paying off.
The London Economic Development Corp. has guided two trade missions to Alberta to offer up local manufacturers as suppliers to the energy patch which is investing in new projects. Article by: Norman DeBono, London Free Press, August 23, 2015.
August 20, 2015Local startup Antris ensures safety through innovative mobile application
Antris has developed a revolutionary personal security application providing peace of mind to both businesses and individuals. Whether working on a remote job site or travelling to and from meetings, Antris keeps users connected to employers, family members and, if necessary, first responders.
August 20, 2015An extensive video game program about to launch at Fanshawe College in London is just what the city’s burgeoning gaming sector needs
Fanshawe College is entering the big leagues of video game education. The school is launching its own three-year gaming program called Video Game Design and Development, which will feed London’s growing gaming sector. Article by: Norman DeBono, London Free Press, August 20, 2015.
August 19, 2015Economic Update with Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock August 19 - Food Incubation
LEDC president and CEO Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock of The Pulse on AM980 discuss the food and beverage sector in London, Ontario along with the development of a new food incubation space.
August 17, 201550+ Production Openings in Automotive Sector
Express Employment Professionals are currently recruiting for Full-time Ongoing / Long-Term Automotive Production Assembly positions.
August 14, 2015Race Roster invests in the future with Apple Watches
Having established itself as a key player in the North American market, Race Roster is now moving an eye to the future of wearable technology.
August 14, 2015Historic Dundas Street building will soon be home to business incubator, grocery store and coffee shop development
A food hub is growing in Old East London. Article by: Norman DeBono, London Free Press, August 14, 2015.
August 12, 2015Turning Recipes into a Business
Dan Sherman from CBC News London discusses LEDC's recent initiative to provide entrepreneurship supports for London's food and beverage sector.
August 10, 2015London's economic-development leaders want to nurture food-and-drink recipes into full-blown businesses
Hoping to replicate the success of food-and-drink startups like Fire Roasted Coffee Co. or Sikorski Sausages, the London Economic Development Corp. (LEDC) is organizing tutorials to help would-be entrepreneurs turn their recipes into full-blown businesses. Article by: Patrick Maloney, London Free Press, August 10, 2015.
August 07, 2015Making Friends in New Places
The DHMakerBus recently embarked on a trip to the 2015 Maker Faire's in Detroit and Toronto in hopes of enticing tech companies to come thrive in London's growing digital sector.
August 07, 2015Entrepreneurship Supports for London's Food and Beverage Sector
The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) in partnership with the Small Business Centre (SBC) will launch multi-phase food and beverage programming to support entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector.
August 06, 2015Local tech entrepreneurs team together to support a shared space they hope will create more digital start-ups
London’s digital entrepreneurs have thrown their own money behind a business incubator that’s expanding its downtown digs. Article by: Patrick Maloney, London Free Press, August 6, 2015.
August 06, 2015Students have electrifying idea
Nectro Inc., a start-up company at Western University, has come up with a pen that allows you to draw a working electric circuit. Think liquid wiring. Article by: Hank Daniszewski, London Free Press, August 6, 2015.
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