It's a Deal! Cedar Valley Lands $1M Dragons' Den Investment from Arlene Dickinson

Last night, the Belle River District was abuzz with excitement as hundreds of family, friends, and community supporters gathered to watch Cedar Valley’s highly anticipated appearance on Dragons’ Den. The mother and son team of Surria and Ameen Fadel accepted a $1 million deal from Dragon Arlene Dickinson, in return for a 20% stake in the company, a momentous milestone that will propel their business to new heights.


Region's Largest Tech Jobs Board Gets Major Upgrade

A new partnership between WEtech Alliance and Workforce WindsorEssex provides a one-stop destination for tech-related job opportunities in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. WEtech's updated Tech Jobs Board now leverages Workforce WindsorEssex's WE Data Tools platform, adding over 50 new job regional Tech Job openings. DETAILS

Windsor Firm Partners to Build Fast Charging EV Batteries

Flex-N-Gate and battery company StoreDot have announced a partnership that will see the Israeli firm use Windsor’s Flex-Ion Battery to begin producing cells that can recharge capacity in minutes. DETAILS

HORTECA Research Facility in Ruthven Partners with UofW

A two acre research facility with the latest greenhouse technologies in integrated pest management (IPM), robotics and AI offers research opportunities to University of Windsor DETAILS

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Innovation Outpost @ The Chilled Cork - Founders Night CK

Join us for Innovation Outpost: Founders Night CK at The Chilled Cork on November 28 and gain insights from local founder Ron Spreeuwenberg of the #1 rated childcare app, HiMama.


Founders Night YQG 2023 (November 14)

WEtech Alliance and partners announce an evening with Jake Karls, Co-founder of Mid-Day Squares, a rapidly growing chocolate brand, who will share his company's story of success through branding and human connection. DETAILS

How to Navigate Privacy & A.I. Risks (November 15)

This webinar dives into the intricacies of privacy and AI compliance. But we won’t stop at highlighting the risks. You’ll gain insights into tackling these challenges and harness the transformative potential of AI in achieving Tech For Good. DETAILS

SWOBEN Connect and Collaborate Event (November 20)

An opportunity for Southwestern Ontario Black Entrepreneurs & supporters to network, learn, and engage in hands-on workshops. DETAILS

2023 Windsor-Essex Small Business Forum (November 21)

Did you know that government procurement in Canada is a $200+ billion dollar marketplace annually? The Small Business Forum will provide a unique opportunity for businesses to explore key topics on procurement, small business services and innovation. The event will also include support services for diverse and equity deserving businesses. All businesses are welcome to join. DETAILS

Startup Spark Social (November 23)

This fall something new is launching in Windsor. No logos, no ownership, no ego. A new networking event series geared towards empowering growth-minded and scale-focussed entrepreneurs with the opportunity to collide and create with others just like them. Every event will bring together mentors, investors, and both seasoned and new entrepreneurs, all focused on helping each other grow and turn ideas into reality. Join us for the first event on Thursday, November 23rd @ WindsorEats from 5:30-7:30pm! RSVP

Upcoming Hackforge Windsor Events and Workshops

The November 2023 lineup at Hackforge is packed with exciting events, including workshops, tech meetups, and more. DETAILS

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Tech Connect Thursday with Elev8 Web Studio (Dec. 7)

Hear from Elev8 President, Jason Pomerleau, and get a deep dive into the company's roots, vision, and future. Find out what it's like to be part of this regional tech company, and explore the incredible career prospects they have in store for you.


Windsor-Essex DevFest 2023

Close to 200 students and professionals came together for an incredible day of connection, learning, and inspiration at this year's DevFest. Check out photos HERE

NOW HIRING: Tech Jobs Board

Check out our newly enhanced Tech Jobs Board filled with over 50 new regional Tech Jobs, thanks to our partnership with Workforce WindsorEssex!

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