When sports meet tech
Credit: FANSHAWE ATHLETICS
Fanshawe Athletics and London-based Internet service provider, start.ca, solidified an already close relationship, by participating in a three year partnership.
According to a Sept.12, the partnership between the Internet service provider and the athletics department will run for three years.
Start.ca was founded in 1995 by Fanshawe grads, Peter Rocca and Darryl Olthoff. Rocca was the recipient of the 2017 Fanshawe Business Award as part of the Distinguished Alumni of the Year and is a member of the Larry Myny Mentorship Program.
According to the release, start.ca first started providing home and business Internet services in the city and other areas in 2000 and are currently the number 1 customer service company across North America. Though the company currently provides high-speed cable, DSL and fibre Internet services, it will be launching TV service this year.
Start.ca has been supporting the College by helping to provide work experience for students through Fanshawe’s internship program. The company also sponsors Fanshawe’s Athletics department including in-floor advertising in the Falcons’ main gym and being a game day sponsor during every Falcons Fest events.
For more information, visit fanshawefalcons.ca