A Home for Windsor's Tech Community


The TechBoost Program supports the growth and development of small businesses in Windsor-Essex by providing affordable training in information technology tools and products for business.

We understand that running a small business is a 24/7 type of job, so spending time trying to choose the right technology solution or learning how to use a new kind of software for your company can be daunting. We want to help.

We’re offering a series of 10 different workshops, offered multiple times and in multiple regions in Windsor-Essex over the course of 2018 that touch on various topics related to implementing technology into your small business. This includes tools for marketing, organization, finance, sales and productivity.

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In Partnership With

Community Partner




Who is TechBoost for?

TechBoost is a program designed for owners and employees of small businesses who need help making their business more efficient and profitable using technology. According to the Business Development Bank of Canada, “Upgrading or incorporating new technology is one of the fastest ways to stimulate growth and make your business more competitive.”

TechBoost is designed to help business owners and employees who are familiar with computers and some technology, but want to boost their knowledge and take advantage of the newest products and offerings.

TechBoost is for you if:

  • You have or work for an existing business or a business just starting up
  • You are comfortable using computer programs and the Internet
  • You are curious and open to trying new things to help your business thrive
  • You are willing to invest your time in practicing new technology skills

Why did we create TechBoost?

With the generous financial support of a Prosperity Grant, provided by Libro Credit Union, we created the TechBoost Program to address our mission and mandate here at Hackforge. Hackforge is technology enthusiasts growing the tech capabilities of our region by creating connections and learning together. The TechBoost Program will improve the regional economic development knowledge and capacity of residents, business and organizations by encouraging knowledge sharing between our region’s technology experts and small businesses.


Rebecca Welbourn
TechBoost Program Coordinator

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