TechBoost

TechBoost

TechBoost is a program supporting 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!

With the support of a Libro Credit Union Prosperity Fund, and in partnership with the Small Business Centre, Hackforge is offering a a series of 10 different workshops in 2018 in Windsor, Amherstburg, Lakeshore and Essex. The program will cover how to choose tools and products for small businesses, creating and maintaining a Google Business listing, managing social media, keeping a business safe and secure online, setting up an online store, creating a website, automating business tasks with Google Apps, utilizing online accounting software and more.


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

For more information about TechBoost, or to register for one of the classes, visit Hackforge website.

 

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