TechPlace Think Tank E-Newsletter - January 2018
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TechPlace Welcomes Two New LaunchPad Companies 

In December we welcomed two new LaunchPad companies, Kinjunxion and Unifai Solutions. Both companies are settled in and are already contributing to our growing community (Psst! This means we only have one LaunchPad left). Read more about  Kinjunxion and Unifai Solutions here. 

Cheers! Angel One Celebrates their 100th Investment 

Our co-location partner Angel One celebrated their 100th deal with an investment in Kensington Brewing Company.
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Born in Burlington. Scaled in San Francisco.

Paul Abrams, VP Marketing at WayPay talks about his experience being part of 500 Startups in our Think Tank blog. 
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The TechPlace website
is live!

Book meeting rooms easily, submit events, get more information on LaunchPads, read the blog and more! Come explore at 


Toronto Region Moves Forward in Amazon’s HQ2 Selection Process

Toronto is the only Canadian city to make the shortlist for Amazon’s new headquarters. Burlington was part of the Toronto bid led by Toronto Global and we couldn't be more excited. Read More.

TechPlace showcases their collaboration with Cogeco in Amazing Partnerships Video 

TechPlace is the focus of Cogeco's latest Amazing Partnerships Campaign. We had so much fun working with Cogeco on this campaign and want the world to see it! Watch the video here.

TechPlace has one LaunchPad left! Apply and maybe you will become our newest resident company

Do you know of an awesome technology company that would benefit from being a part of TechPlace's growing community of entrepreneurs? Learn more about the LaunchPad program, current residents, eligibility requirements and online application process online here.

For the 7th consecutive year BDO will host VC Day in Toronto on March 8th

Connecting with Venture Capitalists (also known as VC Day) provides up-and-coming entrepreneurs and startups with the unprecedented opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of venture capitalists from a number of notable firms. Do you know a company that would benefit from this? Learn more here. 

Golden Horseshoe Manufacturing Network - Bridging Lean Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

February 7th, 7:30am - 10am

About: During this morning session, President of Cogent Power Inc. Ron Harper, will discuss changes to the manufacturing landscape and Industry 4.0. 
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Knowledge at DeGroote - The Future of Work: Disruption of AI and technology

February 15th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
DeGroote School of Business 

About: Alfredo Tan the former Group Director of Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook Canada will share why every company and every industry will be affected by technology, and what you can do to prepare.
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Haltech M3 - Marketing Masters Meetup
March 7th, 9am - 10am

About: In this M3 Marketing Masters Meetup you will learn how to prepare a perfect slide presentation, using effective messaging and consistent brand identity. We will talk about visual impact such as the importance of logos, fonts, colors, composition, typography and new trends in digital marketing.
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Angel Investing 101
February 27th, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

About: First time Angel Investors and those who want to learn more about Angel Investing are encouraged to come out attend Angel One’s First Tuesdays' Angel Investing 101 seminar at TechPlace. There will be a formal presentation and plenty of time set aside to answer questions in a friendly peer-to-peer atmosphere.
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About TechPlace 

TechPlace is a one stop destination for new and growing technology companies. With the support of partners from across the public and private spheres, 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 Corporation, TechPlace exists to help technology, talent and ideas come together under one roof to create and promote opportunities for economic growth.

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