Hamilton Economic Development

Startup Weekend Inspires Entrepreneurs in Hamilton Again

Hamilton, ON (April 30, 2012) – Last weekend, 95 developers, designers, marketers, business professionals, animators, and engineers came together in the Collaboratory at Mohawk College to spend 54 hours trying to launch new startups in Hamilton.

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Global Sensation Startup Weekend Returns to Hamilton

Hamilton, ON (April 16, 2012) – Hamilton’s Regional Innovation Centre (RIC), Innovation Factory (iF) has teamed up once again with Software Hamilton to bring the international movement of Startup Weekend to Hamilton this spring. Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders & entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate & empower individuals, teams & communities. Attendees come share to ideas, form teams & launch startups.

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National Conference on Urban Renewal Moving to Hamilton

Hamilton, ON – April 2, 2012 – Downtown Hamilton will be a living laboratory for best practices in urban renewal when the Strategy Institute holds its fourth annual Transforming and Revitalizing Downtown Summit in Hamilton (June 6-7th, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hamilton). This is the first time the event has ever been out of Downtown Toronto.

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2011 Downtown Employment Statistics

Employment surveys were conducted in 2011 to compile the number of jobs in Hamilton’s six (6) downtown areas, including Ancaster Village, Binbrook community core, Downtown Dundas, Downtown Hamilton, Downtown Stoney Creek and Downtown Waterdown.

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Award to recognize science & engineering contribution to the motion picture industry

Toronto, Canada – January 6, 2012 – PV Labs Inc., a leader in high-end image acquisition and analytics, is pleased to announce that The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® will honour the science and engineering accomplishment for the concept, design and implementation of the Pictorvision Eclipse, an electronically stabilized aerial camera platform.

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Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

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