TechPlace and Haltech Showcase Innovation and Success at Annual Open House, Unveils 2022 Annual Reports
September 21, 2023
Burlington, Ontario | September 20, 2023 |
Last Tuesday, TechPlace and Haltech Regional Innovation Centre proudly co-hosted a successful Annual Open House, marked by the unveiling of Burlington Economic Development’s and Haltech’s 2022 Annual Reports.
The event welcomed 150 people to celebrate technology and innovation in our community. TechPlace is an initiative of Burlington Economic Development and was opened in 2017 to support the start-up and growth of technology companies in Burlington.
The annual event has become a staple for the local technology community, bringing together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators to celebrate the region’s growing tech ecosystem and share insights into its progress.
Key highlights of the event included:
Unveiling of 2022 Annual Reports: Burlington Economic Development’s and Haltech’s 2022 Annual Reports were the focal points of the evening, providing an in-depth look at the organizations’ milestones and roles in fostering innovation within the region.
Company showcase: Attendees had the opportunity to explore exhibits showcasing some of the companies who work at TechPlace and who benefit from Haltech’s programming and support.
Networking Opportunities: The event provided a dynamic platform for networking, fostering connections between startups, established companies, and potential investors. It encouraged the exchange of ideas and the formation of valuable partnerships within the technology ecosystem.
Year-in-Review Presentations: Burlington Economic Development, Haltech, and TechPlace co-location partner Angel One Investor Network all provided year-in-review presentations showcasing their 2022 achievements. Burlington EcDev spoke to the economic landscape in Burlington and the work they are doing to support the attraction, start-up and growth of new business in Burlington. Haltech spoke to their performance around supporting start-ups and the success of their many programs, including a special partnership with Profound impact, enabling clients with targeted access to over $300 billion in funding opportunities. Angel One spoke to the benefits of being located at TechPlace and the investments their members are making in high-potential start-ups.
To access the 2022 Burlington Economic Development Annual Report, click here.
To access the 2022 Haltech Annual Report, click here.
To access the photo booth pictures, click here.
Manager, Marketing and Attraction
Burlington Economic Development
An initiative led by Burlington Economic Development, TechPlace is Burlington’s one stop destination for new and growing technology companies. The 8,600 square foot space is home to Haltech, Halton’s Regional Innovation Centre and Angel One Investor Network, a member-based angel group that has invested more than $25 million in early-stage companies. TechPlace provides space and place, resources, and programming to local and international startups through its LaunchPad and Soft-Landing programs, partnerships, hot desking areas, meeting rooms and event spaces.
About Burlington Economic Development:
Burlington Economic Development (Burlington EcDev) is an agency of the City of Burlington that works to attract high-value companies to Burlington, support the expansion of existing businesses, and encourage the start-up and growth of new companies. The team works across all industries and sectors to deliver personalized support to businesses and collaborates with partners across the private and public sectors to maintain Burlington’s robust and diverse economy.
Haltech is a non-profit corporation supported by Ontario’s Ministry of Research, Innovation & Science, Ministry of Economic Development & Growth, and their valued Corporate Sponsors.
Haltech empowers all innovative companies to realize their full potential through education, advisory services, and strategic connections. Haltech launched in 2011 and is the go-to strategic connector and educator for startups in Halton and beyond. To date, Haltech has helped boost more than 1,000 startups and scale ups.