IBM Innovation Space – Markham Convergence Centre

The IBM Innovation Space – Markham Convergence Centre is a collaborative innovation hub located inside the IBM Canada Headquarters, ventureLAB manages 30,000 square feet, housing over 40+ tech companies and 250+ tenants. 

 

ventureLAB acts as the Creative Director, offering exclusive in-house programs like our Venture Services program with on-site access to advisory services to startups in the space.

 

Interested? Connect with Lisa at [email protected] to learn more.

What’s it all about?

The IBM Innovation Space – Markham Convergence Centre is located on the first floor of IBM Canada’s headquarters and is comprised of multi-use facilities including open collaboration space in a naturally lit atrium, meeting rooms, networking opportunities, semi-private and private offices.

Some of the companies located here are ventureLAB, York University, Markham Board of Trade, the Markham Small Business Centre, NRC-IRAP and other entrepreneurs.

Benefits of working here:

  • Co-location with ventureLAB Advisors and staff, Ontario Centres of Excellence, NRC IRAP, York Angels, Markham Board of Trade,
  • York University and the Markham Small Business Enterprise Centre
  • Access to IBM business, engineering and technical resources aligned with the IBM product line -specifically, Watson Analytics, BlueMix and SoftLayer
  • Expedited access to the IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program
  • Quarterly meetings with IBM and stakeholders on market opportunities and IBM technology
  • Access to a 1 year free license for Watson Analytics software, as well as workshops on how to use the software
  • Joint marketing and promotion, highlighting products and solutions that incorporate IBM technologies
  • Coffee. Need we say more?

Meet some of the companies working out of the IBM Innovation Space – Markham Convergence Centre.

Pod

Dedicated pod in open atrium for 3+ people
$3,900/Desk/Year
  • Dedicated desk in an open atrium
  • Lockable storage
  • Full member benefits
  • 24/7 Access to the building
  • Free parking for you and your guests
  • Free access to meeting and board rooms
  • Team area branded
  • WiFi
  • Company listed in IBM-MCC directory

Private

Private office space for 2-10 people (currently unavailable)
Custom
  • Dedicated office
  • Lockable storage
  • Full member benefits
  • 24/7 Access to the building
  • Free parking for you and your guests
  • Free access to meeting and board rooms
  • Team area branded
  • WiFi (atrium) or LAN (shared office)
  • Company listed in IBM-MCC directory

Need a space?

If you’re interested in renting a space and learning more about all of the benefits and options available at the IBM Innovation Space – Markham Convergence Centre, our Manager, Innovation Space, Lisa Shi can fill you in.