Innovation Hub

The Hub is designed for second-stage companies and features resources, experts, workshops and programs like HyperGrowth that are geared to growing revenue and scaling to bigger outcomes, faster.

The Hub is also a platform that enables the community to connect, collaborate, learn from one another, and give back. By providing entrepreneurs with easily accessible support, programming, and amenities, we help them to never lose sight of what matters most: Succeeding Together and Paying it Forward.


Workspace at the Hub

Our workspace features 30 private offices (for teams of 1-10) as well as 150 dedicated desks in a shared office space. Common areas have a collaborative and friendly vibe that will help your team grow and thrive.

One private office

25 desks in our co-working space

1250 square foot office space ideal for a team of up to 25 people. This includes 5 private offices and open space for an additional 10-15 desks.


Space and Amenities

  • Fully furnished professional office space
  • Super-fast broadband internet access
  • Mail and reception services
  • Offices & desks for teams up to 15 people
  • Event and workshop space for up to 100 people
  • Free street parking
  • Café located in the building
  • Onsite fitness facility
  • Fully furnished professional office space
  • Super-fast broadband internet access
  • Informal meeting lounges with coffee bar and mini fridges
  • Video production space incl. green screen and camera rental
  • Prototyping Lab (fully-ventilated)
  • Access to colour and large format printers
  • Secure parking for cars and bikes

Growth Support

  • Expert Network of coaches, mentors and subject matter experts
  • Industry Connection programs and Business Development opportunities
  • Access to Talent Programs and talent meetups
  • Peer group support and onsite workshops
  • Grub in the Hub lunch ‘n learns
  • Serendipitous introductions to customers, partners and investors
  • Onsite concierge for access to government support programs
  • Onsite resources from Canada’s Trade Commissioner Services and NRC-IRAP

Want to learn more about The Hub, including facilities, tenancy, and rentals?

The Hub is best experienced in person. Call us or email to schedule an appointment.

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Who’s in The Hub

Work where you network.

In addition to being home to the BC Tech Association, The Hub houses more than 25 tech companies over two floors. The Hub also houses our HyperGrowth and HyperGrowth: Life companies, Discovery Foundation Executives-in-Residence, and individuals representing helpful resources like NRC and Global Affairs Canada.

Founding Partners

Thank you to our Partners!

The BC Tech Innovation Hub opened its doors in late-2014 and welcomed its first tenant in January 2015 thanks to the generous support of the Government of Canada, Global Relay, and numerous industry partners. The Hub has become a home where BC tech companies can grow, and we couldn’t have done it without their help.

To see a complete list of Founding Partners, click here.

 

FAQ

How big can a tenant company be?

The Hub is best for growth-stage tech companies with teams of up to 15 people.

I'm not a tech company, can I be a tenant?

Unfortunately, we only accept technology companies as tenants in The Hub.

How much is rent?

Standard offices start at $1,500 per month, and include access to all Hub amenities. Dedicated desks start at $450 per month, including Hub amenities.

Can we rent meeting rooms or the event space if we aren't a member?

Yes! We rent out our meeting rooms and the event spaces to everyone, however there is a discount for our members. Our event space can accommodate:

  • 40 people classroom style
  • 60 people theater style
  • 125 people standing

Contact reception@wearebctech.com to learn about rates, availability and to book the space.

I want to become a tenant, what now?

To become a tenant of The Hub, you have to be a member of the BC Tech Association. Please email hubops@wearebctech.comto book a tour to see if The Hub is the space for you.

Does The Hub have wifi?

Of course! We offer dedicated broadband access to tenants, as well as guest access for those visiting The Hub. To access our guest wifi simply connect to the Hub_Guest network. No password is required. Our internet has 205 Mbps download speed and 164 MBPS upload speed.