NACO Roundtable Series

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve likely heard of NACO. To grow and scale, entrepreneurs need Angel investors, and in turn, Angel investors exist to support high potential entrepreneurs. The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) connects the two and provides intelligence, best practices, tools and resources to its 4000 members to unlock the capital and mentorship that Canadian entrepreneurs need to scale their companies.

Durham RTDS Has a New Look!

Our ingenious and talented designers were recently tasked with giving RTDS a face-lift and they did not disappoint! We’re pretty excited about RTDS’ new look which effectively captures its focus on Human Machine Interface (HMI) and User Experience!

This Firm is Changing How We Look at HR

Given the spotlight on HR during these unprecedented times, Spark Centre thought who better to chat with than Durham HR Solutions! Keep reading for our interview with Andrea Bisenberger from Durham HR Solutions — a full-service HR partner and consulting division of Durham Recruiting that helps businesses reach their full potential by aligning their HR practices with business strategy. 

New tech to aid COVID-19 efforts

WeTraq’s innovative smartphone app, dubbed GuardIO, was developed in collaboration with CableShoppe (CSI) and enMobi, and will help Public Health Authorities understand and predict infection rates by way of speeding up the disease investigation process, contact tracing, and assessing potential exposure.

Growing Global

Durham Region is attracting International Technology & Innovation Businesses looking to put down roots in Canada. This January we welcomed 11 international technology and innovation businesses from Iran, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam and India for the second edition of the Pioneer Program.

HMA: The Benefits People

Spark Centre’s Elite Partner, HMA, is a full-service benefits brokerage in Whitby, specializing in the custom design of group benefit plans. They work with employers of all sizes to round out their compensation package with comprehensive coverage that will attract and retain top talent.

Official Sponsors of Oshawa Music Awards 2020

Spark Centre is thrilled to announce that we will be sponsoring this year’s Oshawa Music Awards. With the ever-increasing amount of innovation and technology being used within the music industry — and Spark Centre being one of the leading organizations supporting the development of technology and innovation — supporting the awards made sense.

Looking Forward

It’s a new year, a new decade and we’re heading into 2020, full throttle!

In 2019, we focused on building community, collaboration and expanding our global reach and 2020 is no different.

Have Business, Will Travel

Taking off in the name of work is pretty common, but that doesn’t mean it’s always stress-free. The experts agree — if you can avoid travel mishaps, you’re more likely to have a more successful journey. Here’s how.