Spark Centre a part of Durham College’s new Centre of Collaborative Education

Spark Centre is very pleased and excited that Durham College has announced their new Centre of Collaborative Education (CFCE). This new centre will provide a variety of resources including, an aboriginal student centre, student entrepreneurship centre, health science facilities and more. These resources are greatly needed in Durham Region and will make Durham College a […]

Feature Article in Metroland: Part 3

Durham’s tech and innovation sector competes on global scale By Ian McMillan – Metroland (source) This is the third part of a three-part series looking at the emerging innovation and technological based businesses in Durham Region. DURHAM — As the innovation and technology cluster in Durham Region continues to grow, the pressure has never been […]

Feature Article in Metroland: Part 2

Key to fostering innovation is maintaining homegrown talent in Durham Region By Ian McMillan – Metroland (source) DURHAM — Dan Miguel’s passion for fishing has taken him from the waterfront to the boardroom. The 31-year-old Ajax resident is co-founder of National ProStaff, an online sport fishing platform launched in 2011. The business, located in the […]

Feature Article in Metroland: Part 1

Start-up companies in Durham’s innovation and technology sector continue to thrive at the Spark Centre in Oshawa by Ian McMillan – Metroland (source) Dennis Croft is holding court at the Spark Commercialization and Innovation Centre. As he walks through the spacious facilities located at the Loft, 21 Simcoe St. in Oshawa, his three guests are […]

Client Update: Zambah Introduces Tastemaker Feature

by Ken Asafo – Co-Founder & CEO, Zambah Zambah is a social media platform built around the consumption of streamable user generated audio content. Our goal is to become the best worldwide destination for discovering new and emerging independent audio content creators. At Zambah, we believe that playlists curated by humans is crucial for how […]

Client Update: KAI Innovations Acquires Trimara Corporation

Spark Centre is thrilled to congratulate Spark Centre client, Kai Innovations on their multi-million dollar acquisition! KAI Innovations, a Whitby-based startup targeting healthcare professionals looking to move their health records online, has acquired Ottawa-based Trimara Corporation. The full press release is below. ———— Today, KAI Innovations announced that it has acquired Trimara Corporation, a medical technology company based […]