About

Mission

Tech Under Twenty hopes to:

  • Get students involved in the Halton tech community
  • Develop your foundation of knowledge on how to be successful in tech
  • Help you become a student leader

Goals

Our main goals are to engage students ages 15 – 20 to:

  • Contribute to grow your tech community in Halton Region
  • Develop a better understanding of your interests, goals, and potential career paths in tech
  • Build passion projects in the tech space you are proud of
  • Meet amazing people aligned with your goals and are focused on changing the world for the better
  • Work on and get a better understanding of an area of interest
  • Turn the idea into a piece of work you are proud of and could possibly commercialize
  • Build a strong professional network
  • Get summer employment

We are looking for people that:

  • Are people and community focused
  • Are eager to learn from all … peers and mentors
  • Understand the importance of tech
  • Demonstrate the importance of persistence and long term thinking
  • Want to grow themselves

We do this by

  • Recruiting students to run school chapters that develop tech ecosystems within schools
  • Holding a C3 Workshop that kicks of our year by highlighting who we are and what we are planning for the upcoming
  • Running the TU20 Cup that gets teams building and pitching a team tech project
  • Running the TU20 Workshop & Pitch Night that helps students understand and build the skills they need to get a job in technology

If you are:

  • A rockstar coder looking to form a team that’s ready to build the next google
  • A budding engineer looking to build the next generation of inventions
  • A graphic designer looking to inspire the community with your work
  • A marketer looking to learn know the ins and outs of selling
  • A student who’s ready to immerse themselves in the tech community

Connect With Us

We are a supportive and helpful tech/business community of youth under the age of 20. We are a division of Silicon Halton
– the grassroots technology community of people who make a living, make meaning, and make things happen in Halton.

Use the form below to submit your contact information and get in touch with us. Alternatively, you can send us an email at techundertwenty@gmail.com