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AUGUST 2019 

Your source for all things TechPlace. 

TechPlace Welcomes Kidictive to LaunchPad Program

Founded in 2017, KIDICTED’s focus is to bring back “old school” play, using technology to help kids put down their devices and get “addicted” to the real world around them. They are the 14th company to take residency at TechPlace!
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Haltech Receives $307,000 to Create Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs

TechPlace's co-location partner Haltech, received a $307,000 grant from the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion. This grant will help Haltech create an accelerator for women entrepreneurs. 
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On September 24th 2019, Mohawk College and Burlington Economic Development Corporation invite you to attend an exclusive event for Halton businesses. Join us for a robust information and ideas exchange supporting innovation and growth. Halton businesses are encouraged to attend to meet faculty and students, tour the state-of-the-art facilities, and discover how your company can partner with Mohawk College to improve your productivity and profitability RSVP here. 


Burlington named the best community in Canada by Maclean's 

Burlington, Ontario Ranked Number One for Best Community in Canada 2019 by Maclean’s magazine. Grabbing the number one spot in the Top 25, Burlington receives high scores for its excellent quality of life, prosperous economy and envious location. Burlington is not only the best community, but was also ranked as the Best Place to Raise a Family by Maclean’s. Read more. 

Contributing to the economy of the GTHA: DeGroote’s MBA program works with employers to meet talent needs

In this article DeGroote Writer Izabela Szydlo, sat down with Michael Schwenger Jr, President, Stresscrete Group and DeGroote MBA, 2004 graduate to discuss the positive impacts of hiring MBA Graduates. Read more.

Burlington Economic Development has partnered with Perspective Media to create the City of Burlington issue of Perspective City, out now!
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Customer Is Boss - Improve Marketing ROI by Optimizing your Sales Efforts

September 17th, 9am - 12pm
MEV Innovation Centre

About: Optimize the productivity and success of you and your salesforce. Discover how you are perceived by your most important customers, and what they need to learn. Identify which customized tools will streamline communications and arm your sales teams for success.

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2019 LiONS LAIR Gala 

September 26th, 5:00pm - 10pm
Liuna Station, Hamilton 

About:  LiONʼS LAIR is an annual competition presented by Innovation Factory in collaboration with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Hamilton Economic Development, and brings together the entrepreneurship and innovation community in Hamilton. LiON'S LAIR gives 10 companies the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of our city’s top business experts – the “Lions” – for a chance to win CASH prizes!
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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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