Generator 11.0 Competition Call for Applications! Apply by Feb 5th, 2021!

Technology startup company in need of professional office space? The Generator Challenge awards free furnished office space for 12 months to startups deemed most-likely to succeed and grow. Application deadline: February 5, 2021.

The Generator is a 5,000 square-foot co-location office space available to technology startup companies on a competitive basis. An initiative developed between Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver in 2011, The Generator enables startup companies to focus solely on their businesses which, in turn, results in increased job growth, investment, and revenue. With access to a matching business education allowance, mentors and programming provided by Discovery Parks, BC TECH and LifeSciences BC, the companies also have support available to thrive and grow.

Ideally suited for teams of 1-10 people in size, each company is awarded one private office plus the appropriate number of workstations. The Generator also has a formal boardroom, meeting rooms and a communal kitchen. Telus fibre internet is included along with coffee… lots of coffee.

Located in the heart of Chinatown, The Generator is close to the technology hubs of Gastown and Railtown and the financial districts of Downtown and Yaletown. With its unique neighbourhood character and plentiful coffee shops and eateries, Chinatown offers Generator companies many nearby amenities for their employees. It is a location where startups want to work.

Apply to the Generator Challenge – full competition details at

To apply, submit your business plan by February 5, 2021.

Winners move-in June 2021. *Our Safety Plan ensures protocols are carried out and standards of cleanliness and safety are met. Our main goal throughout the pandemic has been to protect the health and well-being of our client companies and we will continue to uphold these measures moving forward. Please note that the June 2021 move-in will be designed to best manage COVID-19 safety protocols at that time.

2021-22 will be the eleventh cohort of the Generator selected by a panel of judges from Discovery Parks, BC TECH, LifeSciences BC and the Vancouver Economic Commission.

The Generator is based on the concept that free-flowing ideas, minimal barriers and a belief in serendipity accelerate the growth and success of technology companies.