Mission – What we do

TU20 chapters foster ambition and inspire innovation in every intellectually curious student. By exploring integrated fields of technology, business & entrepreneurship, we empower youth to develop professional, transferable and industry-ready qualities to meet the high demand for skilled talents in the modern industry.

Create a technology eco-system within schools and get students involved in Silicon Halton and the local tech community.

Help students learn about various technology related skills

Get students to create projects that let them learn how to take ideas, and produce solutions/products

Help students understand how to land a job in the tech industry

Topics We’ll Learn About & Discuss In Chapter Meetings

Topics we’ll cover to help you understand what TU20 is, how our kickoff C3 Workshop can help you learn and contribute to the tech community in Halton, how you can participate in the TU20 Cup, and how you can Learn How 2 Get Hired for a summer job include:

User Experience

  • How To Use The See-do Technique To Design Your App
  • Design your logo
  • Prototyping Your Idea  
  • How to build a Company and Community – Value proposition and understanding the customer

Business/Marketing

  • How To Refine Your Idea With The Lean Startup Mentality
  • Introduction To Consumer Psychology
  • How To Pitch Your Idea To Investors
  • How To Find Trends With Big Data and Apply Machine Learning

 

Technology

  • Build a website with wordpress
  • The Structure Of A Successful Tech Company (And It’s Code)
  • Everything Goes Wrong! – How To Use Source Control, Backups, Recover To Get Back On Track
  • Understand who’s on your website! Google analytics and Split Testing
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Selling/Networking

  • How To Rock Your Sales Presentation
  • Reach Your Customer With Email Blasts
  • Learn What Your Customers Really Want
  • Building A Personal Brand

School Chapter List

We have school chapters currently in Oakville, Burlington, Missisaga and Toronto

Garth Webb

Student Chapter Leaders  – Samhith

Iroquois Ridge

Student Chapter Leaders – Anuraj, Aayaan

White Oaks

Student Chapter Leaders -Timur, Borna, Yazan

St. Aloysius Gonzaga

School Chapter Leaders – Helena, Ben, Elaine 

 

T.A Blakelock

School Chapter Leader – Dorian

 

Abbey Park

School Chapter Leaders – Yash,  Taylor

 

William Lyon Macknzie

Student Chapter Leader  – Karen

Sheridan College

School Chapter Leader – Jackson

John Fraser

Student Chapter Leader  – Owen (starting soon)

Craig Kielburger

Student Chapter Leaders  – Haashim, Muizz

Meadowvale (Mississauga)

School Chapter Leader -Muqueeth (starting soon)

Upper Canada College

Student Chapter Leader – Kevin Han (starting soon)

Aldershot School

School Chapter Leader – accepting applications.

 

Dr. Frank J. Hayden

Student Chapter Leaders – accepting applications.

Interested in Starting a School Chapter?

If you’d like to learn more about starting a chapter, contact the TU20 Chief Chapters Officer – Nicole Chen by filling out the form here.

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 info@techundertwenty.com