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Start-Up

BEDC actively supports start-ups in Burlington through providing access to data and resources that new companies are looking for.  

In June 2017, BEDC also opened the doors to TechPlace, an 8,600 square foot innovation hub dedicated to supporting new and growing technology companies in Burlington and across the Region. The strategy behind TechPlace is directly in line with the City of Burlington’s new 25 year Strategic Plan (released April 2016) which positions Burlington as ‘A City that Grows’.  Through providing much needed access to space, programming, mentorship, networking and resources, TechPlace aims to help strengthen the connectivity, visibility, and vibrancy of innovation and entrepreneurship in Burlington

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How can TechPlace help you?

SERVICES AND SUPPORT

Angel One Network Inc. is a member-based, not-for-profit organization of high net worth investors who live, work or have strong interests in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and other communities in Southern Ontario. Angel One’s members are risk takers and deal makers passionately involved in the start-up and early stage ecosystem.With a mission to find quality companies for Angel One members to consider and invest in.

Haltech is Halton’s Regional innovation centre, working with technology companies to accelerate innovation for business growth. Haltech contributes vital resources, mentors and programming to TechPlace.

TechPlace is home to a City of Burlington satellite office. Where representatives from building, planning and permitting are available to answer your questions on Thursdays from 9am to 12pm.  Representatives can answer questions on building permits, development charges, electrical safety authority, technical standards & safety authority and Ontario One Call. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Send us an email at info@techplace.ca.

EVENT AND MEETING SPACE

Looking for a space to host an innovation, technology, or entrepreneurship-focused event in Burlington? Email info@techplace.ca for more details and booking eligibility requirements. 

LAUNCH PADS

TechPlace offers a limited number of launch pads that are available to companies on an application basis. If you are a technology company that is gearing for growth, send us an email at info@techplace.ca

GENERAL SUPPORT

Need help starting up your business in Burlington but not sure where to startWe can help point you in the right direction and make sure you’re connected in to the resources available. Send us an email at info@techaplce.ca and let us know how we can help.

REGIONAL SUPPORT

The Milton Education Village Innovation Centre is an initiative ecosystem dedicated to enabling an entrepreneurial culture for business growth, start-ups, incubation, intersection for innovation, education and training.

The RIC Centre is the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, co-located with industry partners Xerox Research Centre of Canada and GreenCentre Canada. Offering a comprehensive range of support services to entrepreneurs for free, including mentorship and advisory services, hands-on workshops and networking events.

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Innovation Factory is a not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre that ignites innovation. Through workshops, programming, one-on-one mentoring and aiding with access to funding, they help startups commercialize their ideas and small/medium enterprises innovate within their organizations.

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Whether you want to start a small business or grow your business, the Halton Small Business Centre can help with consultations, educational sessions, business resources and networking opportunities.

Contact Us

289 337 5505
info@techplace
5500 North Service Road, Suite 801,
Burlington, Ontario