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Milton Education Village Innovation Centre

Phone: 905-636-6505

Email: MEVInnovation@milton.ca

Address: 555 Industrial Dr. Milton, ON L9T 5E1

Book A Tour

Interested in finding out more about
us and seeing our facilities?

Phone: 905-636-6505

 

Email: MEVInnovation@milton.ca

Address:555 Industrial Drive,
Milton Ontario L9T 5E1

Introduction

The Milton Education Village (MEV) Innovation Centre is dedicated to developing an ecosystem for innovation by offering a dynamic work environment that fosters collaboration, intersection and inspiration. Targeting technology intensive companies and professional services businesses, the Innovation Centre assists entrepreneurs and the Milton community by providing collaborative space and networking opportunities; access to business services; access to entrepreneurial programming; and, linkages with Wilfrid Laurier University and other education opportunities.

News & Information

Venture 40+: Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Are you, too old to hire…too young to retire, unemployed, under employed or exploring what to do in your next chapter?  Come out and join us for a free seminar Thursday evening titled, Venture 40+: Aspiring Entrepreneurs. Mike Kennedy, positive aging coach and Huffington Post blogger, will be discussing why he believes that entrepreneurial start-ups are the best option for most who find themselves in these circumstances.   There is no ageism when you are the boss Take back control of your life and career Turn the table on an underfunded retirement   Please register in advance as seating is limited.

Why employees stay

Silicon Halton recently held one of their regular monthly meetups at Milton Education Village Education Centre. The evening’s theme was What Large Tech Companies Look For In Candidates Today – Panel Q&A. Ahead of this meetup, Silicon Halton published a 5-question survey. One question was: Select the top two reasons why you remain with your current employer The primary reason employees remain with their current employer is due to the type of work they do. We surveyed 50 people (approx.) and asked them to select the top two reasons why they remain with their current employer. We learned that they find significant personal value in the type of work they Read the full article…

Don’t Knock Yourself Out Over a Business Plan

As entrepreneurs, you are constantly expected to write business plans. However, there are many successful entrepreneurs who never got around to writing one. Why? Because they were too busy actually building and running the business, or saw it as a hurdle more than something that could strengthen the company, or they were able to engage their banks or investors in other ways.  Starting a company requires action.  “The business plan simply does not provide a realistic picture of whether the proposed business will be successful.” There is an alternative approach. For every heading in a conventional business plan, it is possible to take action instead that will take the business Read the full article…