Blancride hits over 500 users

Spark Centre client and one of Ignite Durham’s Final Five, Blancride, has hit over 500 users of their innovative mobile app designed to evolve carpooling into the modern age. Using GPS and smartphone technology, BlancRide matches passengers and drivers based on similar routes. Passengers save time, drivers save money and everyone saves the environment.  Blancride’s first beta was launched […]

Durham Region Post-Secondary Institutions Launch FastStart Program

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), in conjunction with Durham College, Fleming College and Trent University shared today that the four organizations are working with Spark Innovation Centre and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster (GPIC) to launch the FastStart program (FastStart), a powerful new resource designed to help university and college students acquire […]

National ProStaff and Tiko3D Announced as Winners of Ignite 2014

Spark Innovation Centre is pleased to announce the Ignite Durham Young Entrepreneur Winner National ProStaff and the General Entrepreneur Winner Tiko 3D, who have taken the top prize of $25,000 each. The announcement was made on Thursday November 27th, 2014 at the Durham Art of Transition Creative Awards in Whitby, Ontario. National ProStaff (“NPS”), the […]

Zambah is Changing the Way we Discover New Music

by Kenneth Asafo, CEO & Co-founder of Zambah The Independent music scene has been emerging and growing over the past few years, with countless musicians trying to find a suitable outlet to expose their music as well as engage their fans; but have only come across barriers or dead ends. At Zambah, we have created […]