innovation space

Work Alongside the Best and Brightest

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ventureLAB’s 50,000 square foot innovation hub in York Region is home to over 45 companies, that include tech start-ups and scale-ups, corporate and innovation partners, academic institutions, and not-for-profit organizations.

 

The innovation hub is located on the first floor of IBM Canada’s headquarters in Markham and features open collaboration space in a naturally lit atrium, desks or workstations for tech companies, semi-private, and private offices, as well as meeting rooms and event space.

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OFFICE SPACE

Interested in renting office space? We have three types of office space available.

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Dedicated

Dedicated single workstation in open atrium or shared office

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Pod

Dedicated pod in open atrium for 3+ people

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Private

Private office space for 
2-10 people

Want to learn more?

Download our Innovation Space package here, or complete the External Event Rental Form to submit a formal request.

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WHY CO-LOCATE HERE?

ventureLAB’s Innovation Space is a market-competitive and flexible workspace for high-tech ventureLAB companies with innovative solutions who seek a community of thought-leaders, industry experts, partners, advisors, and valuable peer connections within a flexible work environment that scales as companies grow.

 

Aside from being in a collaborative environment alongside other inspiring companies, entrepreneurs, and partners, we have a supportive community that hosts amazing events, frequent potlucks, and a regular badminton group! In 2018 alone, we held over 300 events and welcomed 7,000 visitors to our space.

 

By choosing to co-locate at ventureLAB’s Innovation Space, you will benefit through access to a collaborative community, industry expertise, talent growth opportunities, and business growth tools, all within a flexible work environment that scales and adjusts as your company grows. 

 

If that’s not enough, we have free parking and coffee for you and your guests!

 

If that’s not enough, we have free parking and coffee for you and your guests!

 

* Please note that all Innovation Space tenants must also be accepted into one of ventureLAB’s programs. More information about each program is provided at the orientation sessions, or you can contact the Innovation Space team directly at innovationspace@venturelab.ca and we will get back to you within 2-3 business days.*

 

Tours

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Are you a company interested in renting space and would like a tour to see what we’re all about? Join us at an orientation session held at ventureLAB every other Friday.

 

If you’re interested in arranging a tour for your group of 10 or more people, contact our Innovation Space team at innovationspace@venturelab.ca and we will get back to you in 2-3 business days.

Renting Desk Space

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If you’re interested in renting desk space, please fill out this online application form and a member of our Innovation Space team will get back to you in 2-3 business days. 

 

If you have not yet attended an Orientation Session at the Innovation Space, please also register as a ventureLAB client and join us at an orientation session held at ventureLAB every other Friday.*

 

Our dedicated single workstations and pods are located in either an open atrium or a shared office, perfect for a smaller team or growing startup.

Tenant Application form: here

Renting Office Space

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If you’re interested in renting private office space for your team, please fill out this online application form and a member of our Innovation Space team will get back to you in 2-3 business days.

 

If you have not yet attended an Orientation Session at the Innovation Space, please also register as a ventureLAB client and join us at an orientation session held at ventureLAB every other Friday.*

 

Our offices provide you with all of the perks of dedicated desk space, with the additional privacy of your own workspace for you and your team. 

Tenant Application form: here

Meeting Room Rentals

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Are you looking for space to hold a meeting? We have meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 70 people. Complete the External Event Rental Form to submit a formal request.

Event Rentals

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We’d love for you to host your event at the IBM-MCC! We have event space that can accommodate up to 165 people. Complete the External Event Rental Form to submit a formal request with the details of your event and we’ll get back to you in 2-3 business days. Please note that we do require some lead time for events:

  • Events of less than 10 people: 2 weeks notice minimum
  • Events of 10-50 people: 4 weeks notice minimum
  • Events of 50 or more people: 8 weeks notice minimum

Who Works Here

Corporate and 
Innovation Partners

Meet some of

the tenants

See The Full Tenant List

Have a question?

 

Contact our Innovation Space team at innovationspace@venturelab.ca