Photo from left to right: Mark Steffler, Manager, Innovation and Partnerships of TechPlace; Anita Cassidy, Acting Exectuive Director of Burlington Economic Development; Marianne Meed Ward, Mayor of Burlington; Dennis Marek, President, COO, and Co-Founder of myBrokerBee; Mick Salm, Funding Success Manager of of myBrokerBee; Mark Cashin, CEO and Co-Founder of myBrokerBee
Burlington, ON, November 25, 2019 – myBrokerBee Officially Moves into TechPlace
TechPlace welcomes financial technology company myBrokerBee to the LaunchPad program. Founded in 2017, myBrokerBee is a Peer-to-Peer software marketplace that allows mortgage brokers to easily find the best private lender for their clients/borrowers. myBrokerBee is focused on building the best digital workflow platform connecting the mortgage broker community with private money lenders.
The myBrokerBee team have been endorsed users at TechPlace for over a year, regularly accessing the hot desks and meeting rooms that also let them tap into the dynamic energy at TechPlace. President and COO Dennis Marek is very excited to be moving into a LaunchPad office at TechPlace. “Our team has really benefitted from the resources TechPlace offers and the connections it has been able to establish over the past year. Securing a spot in the LaunchPad Program has enabled us to further grow and develop our business through a deeper connection to the community, access to angel investments and the resources that are available here.” In 2019, myBrokerBee was a finalist for the Industry Service Provider of the Year award at the Canadian Mortgage Awards and Supplier/Innovator of the Year at the Mortgage Awards of Excellence.
Mark Steffler, Manager of Innovation and Partnerships at TechPlace, is happy to see myBrokerBee’s growth into the LaunchPad Program. “myBrokerBee is an amazing example of the type of growth companies we have here in Burlington. At TechPlace, the transition from an endorsed user to LaunchPad company is exactly what we like to see as it shows how a company is advancing. With this next step into the LaunchPad program, myBrokerBee will be able to focus on the next stage of their growth and we are thrilled to be able to offer them the additional resources to help them meet their goals.”
Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward welcomes myBrokerBee to the Burlington community as a LaunchPad company. “We are excited to see another company gearing up for growth and leveraging the resources and services available in Burlington. Our city is open for businesses of all sizes and we are ready to support companies looking to start up, grow and thrive in our community.”
Growing technology companies interested in joining the LaunchPad program at TechPlace are encouraged to learn more about eligibility requirements and apply online. Visit http://techplace.ca/launchpads/ to learn more.
myBrokerBee aims to facilitate effective relationships between brokers, lenders and partners to service the borrower by creating the Uber marketplace of private lending that helps all participants easily leverage each other’s services. It is a platform that supports a seamless transaction experience, designed to help brokers and lenders increase sales process efficiencies and reduce costs by creating an instant qualified commitment for borrowers.
TechPlace is a one-stop destination for new and growing technology companies. With the support of partners from across the public and private sectors, it is dedicated to connecting, developing, and advancing entrepreneurs at all stages. This means providing access to space, programming, mentorship, networking, and resources that are fundamental to growing a business in today’s technology-driven marketplace.
Led by the Burlington Economic Development, TechPlace exists to help technology, talent and ideas come together under one roof to create and promote opportunities for economic growth.
About Burlington Economic Development
Burlington Economic Development has a mandate to enhance the growth prospects of existing companies and bring new high-value firms to the community. Burlington Economic Development’s focus is on growing the economic base to sustain Burlington’s competitive and prosperous community. Burlington Economic Development is the first point of contact for companies looking to expand, start-up or locate in Burlington.