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MARCH 2019 

Your source for all things TechPlace. 
Accelerate Innovation and Growth

Mohawk, BEDC and TechPlace have teamed up for an exclusive event for Halton businesses. This morning event will give your business opportunities to discover, tour and meet Mohawk's facilities, faculty, and students.
#HerHalton International Women’s Day Breakfast 2019 
On March 5, 2019, over 200 professional women and men joined TechPlace, Haltech and Angel One for their Second Annual #HerHalton International Women’s Day Breakfast at the Burlington Golf and Country Club. Learn more about the event here and RSVP the April peer-to-peer here

Precision E-Business Group Joins the TechPlace LaunchPad Program

Precision E-Business Group becomes the 12th company to join the TechPlace LaunchPad Program. 

Digital Literacy Series 

In partnership with McMaster University, the Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, and Mohawk College the goal of this series is to increase the knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies. 
Let's Talk Exports 2019 with EDC and BEDC

Join Peter Hall, Export Development Canada’s Vice-President and Chief Economist, to get his insight on the global economy and where the opportunities are for Canadian businesses like yours.
Afterwards, stay for our Q&A with a panel of local businesses to hear about their experiences with exporting. 


Women Entrepreneurship Strategy: Growing Women-led Businesses

Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) is designed to support women entrepreneurs in developing globally-competitive organizations. The suite of government-backed programs helps women-led businesses grow, enhance data and knowledge about women-led organizations, increase access to capital, and improve access to federal government innovation programming. Learn more.   

Red Tape Red Carpet 

On March 28th, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward held the first event in the Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force initiative she announced at her State of the City Address in January. The kick-off event was a Town Hall held at the Burlington Waterfront Hotel and saw 80+ local business leaders share stories of success, challenge, and ideas for change. Read more about the insights that surfaced that day on Mayor Meed Ward’s blog here. Get involved here.

Government Funding: A Proactive Approach to Financing Startup Growth

Has your early-stage technology company begun researching government funding programs only to realize that most grants and loans are not available to startups? Read the full blog post here
Improv for Entrepreneurs 

April 11th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

About: Say “Yes” and join this fun and interactive session to experiment with the time-tested communication and awareness techniques from the field of improvisation.
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Marketing Your Business - Online & In-person

April 17th, 5pm - 7pm
Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington

About: How to find your unique value proposition, brand or re-brand it and market it to the world both on line and in person.

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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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