News release

The Town of Milton and local innovators have kick started a new era of creativity and collaboration, with the first-ever gathering of the Milton Innovation Community (MIC).

The Nov. 15 event welcomed entrepreneurs, innovators, and creative thinkers to foster collaboration, exchange ideas, and ignite innovation in Milton, Halton and the GTA.

This was the first of many planned MIC events, which are open to anyone interested in innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship.

Future activities will include networking sessions, talks by industry leaders, hackathons, mentorship programs, and workshops on topics like start-up growth, technology trends, and innovation strategies.

MIC is led by its founder and CEO, Mike Shoss, who has over a decade in product management and a passion for AI-driven tech. His experience includes three years in Silicon Valley and a history as a serial entrepreneur.

The Town of Milton’s Economic Development team is supporting the venture as part of a focus on enhancing professional services in Milton and area.

For updates, look for Milton Innovation Community on LinkedIn.


“Thanks to everyone who attended our first event, which is the start of an exciting journey toward innovation and success. Watch for more events as we connect and empower the local innovation ecosystem.”

- Mike Shoss
Founder and CEO, Milton Innovation Inc.

“Milton’s economy is growing and evolving quickly, and collaborating on a network like Milton Innovative Community is a great way to discover new opportunities, share experiences, and connect with fellow innovators. As a Town, we are excited to partner on a network with great possibilities ahead.”

- Andy Scott
Director, Strategic Initiatives & Business Development, Town of Milton

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