Business startup or expansion consultations

The Halton Region Small Business Center has partnered with the MEV to provide a “Consultant on Site” program. Local experts on Halton’s business environment are available to provide advice on business and marketing plans, exporting, and employment and training programs.

Whether you’re planning on starting a small business or looking to expand your current business, our consultants are always ready to help!

Make sure you book an appointment and bring your questions with you. Your free one-hour consultation is a phone call away.

Consultants are on site every second and fourth Thursday, monthly.
Appointments can be booked by calling 905-825-6000 ext. 7900 or visit


Haltech is at the centre of Halton region’s innovation network and offers a wide range of free services for eligible tech businesses and entrepreneurs. These services include:

Business accelerating advising

Using their HEAT™ program, Haltech provides startups and small businesses with ways to grow and attract investment at any business stage. The program assists tech entrepreneurs with comprehensive advisory services, investment opportunities, pitch exhibitions, workshops and extensive networking.

Entrepreneur development

Haltech offers expert mentorship from a team of business professionals. With their suite of free training workshops for entrepreneurs, you’ll be ready to build value and innovation at every stage of your business’s growth.

Corporate innovation support

Through Haltech’s wide range of corporate sponsors, entrepreneurs and small businesses are exposed to opportunities for business support.

Customized Market Intelligence from MaRS

Access to funding opportunities

Haltech has a wide range of corporate sponsors looking to fund innovative companies just like yours. Haltech will get you in contact with the right sponsor to fund your business.

Referrals to professional services

If you’re looking for professional services for your business, Haltech can point you in the right direction. With their extensive network and experience in the industry, they will refer you to a service provider you can trust.