Spark Centre’s Annual Report 2019

This year’s annual general meeting was a great success. Our annual report is now accessible online. Click here to read through all that we have been up. Excerpt from the report: Over the past year, our main focus has been to deliver more innovation, more growth and more talent for our region. We have been […]

IGNITE Applications Now Open!

We are pleased to announced that applications are now open for our fifth annual Ignite Competition. Ignite 2017 will be handing out $80,000 to winning entrepreneurs across four categories: • Discovery Category: $25,000 • Scale-up Category: $25,000 • Ontario Power Generation Category: $25,000 • Student Entrepreneur Category: $5,000 The Ignite competition journey includes a pitch […]

Spark Centre Ignites Canadian Innovation Partnership with Ontario Power Generation

Spark Innovation Centre and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) are partnering to ignite Canadian innovation with their annual Ignite Start-up Pitch Competition. “We couldn’t be more encouraged by OPG’s decision to partner with Spark Centre for this year’s Ignite competition,” said Spark Centre President & CEO, Sherry Colbourne. “Durham Region has incredible bench strength in energy […]

Client Update: Qloud+ – Find Your Files Faster

by Brandon Robinson – VP Customer Engagement, CrossPlatform Cloud Technologies Like many people and organizations CrossPlatform Cloud Technologies is fully virtual.  We don’t have a ton of servers in our own office, in our homes, or even on our laptops that run all the services vital to modern tech company.  Ranging from our email, CRM, time […]

Client Update: IFTech on CBC Dragons’ Den

Michael and Brodie Stanfield, the father and son duo behind Durham Region based startup, IFTech appeared on the recent Family Episode of CBC’s Dragons’ Den on February 15th and walked out with a deal for their ARAIG gaming suit. IFTech are leading the next generation of immersive gaming. Their first product, ARAIG (As Real As […]

Prepare For The Den: Pitch Workshop – Feb 24

Getting Your Pitch Ready for the Den Dragons’ Den auditions are returning to Oshawa on March 1st. Learn from our expert who has helped many startup companies and entrepreneurs successfully appear on Dragons’ Den, Digital Den and other major pitch competitions. This workshop will be useful for anyone looking for information on how to deliver […]