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Dextro Analytics joins the TechPlace LaunchPad Program

Started in Toronto, co-founders Manmit Shrimali and Ajith Govind began Dextro Analytics as a consulting company. The team found success by leveraging industry knowledge, artificial intelligence, psychology, and technology to help clients unify data and forecast outcomes of business decisions.
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Apply for a LaunchPad at TechPlace 

" TechPlace was a tremendous resource for ZippyJamz. We were able to grow our business as the dedicated space allowed us to focus and draw on resources that would not have been available to us otherwise. There is a great community of like-minded and motivated entrepreneurs which is helpful to feel connected and bounce ideas around. " LaunchPad graduate, Nicole Mortimer founder of ZippyJamz. 
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DeGroote Women’s Spotlight Series: Leading from the Inside Out

Learn how your thinking style is both helping and hindering your performance personally and professionally. This half-day morning workshop shines a light on women in leadership. RSVP here.     

Driving Dreams 2019: Designing Smart Products

Are you a tech entrepreneur in hardware, software or electronics? Or an engineer or designer getting ready to design smart products? Then join the RIC Centre and Arrow Electronics on March 21 to learn about the best go-to-market strategies for your smart product. This full-day event includes a hands-on technical demo, expert panel session, and focused networking opportunities. Get your ticket here

Cities in Action: Bay Area Climate Change Summit 2019

Hear from community leaders taking action to tackle climate change and create opportunities locally. Learn about advancements in the fight against climate change in the areas of business and the economy, transportation, energy, and community resilience. Get tickets here. 

TechPlace & BEDC Staff Changes 

BEDC is thrilled to announce Claire Green will be returning to the team this summer as the Manager of Marketing and Attraction. Green has been with the BEDC team since 2013; she worked her way through various management roles into the Manager of TechPlace where she led it to success in its first year of operation. Claire is currently on maternity leave but is excited to head up the marketing and branding activities at BEDC. Mark Steffler will continue his role as the Manager of TechPlace. 

CBC’s Dragons’ Den is coming to Hamilton

Dragons’ Den is calling on all aspiring entrepreneurs to present their business pitches for a chance to be featured next season on CBC. The audition tour welcomes participants of all ages with businesses at any stage of development. Hopeful entrepreneurs should prepare to pitch their concept to the Dragons’ Den producers in five minutes or less. If they show the producers they have what it takes to pitch in the Den, they could be invited to Toronto to face the Dragons. Learn more


Join MTech Hub on March 12th for... 
Information and Networking Session

This morning session is for leaders of manufacturing companies to learn and share about Advanced Manufacturing and Digital Technology opportunities

Get more info and RSVP here. 
2019 Business After 5 - March - TechPlace

March 6th, 5pm - 7pm

About: This is a wonderful opportunity to network one-on-one with Chamber members and guests, as well as learn more about TechPlace and BEDC.
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Wake Up With WordPress and Google Analytics

March 19th, 8am - 10am
Ace Coworking 

About: In this session, attendees will learn about the benefits of using WordPress as a content management system (CMS).

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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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