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Venture Acceleration Program

The Venture Acceleration Program helps startup and early stage technology companies accelerate the process of defining a proven business model for sustained profitability, and to help them effectively grow their business.

Have a bright idea?

Let Innovation Island help you through the process of turning your ideas into results with our Innovation Continuum.

Creating a community

When you join Innovation Island you secure your place in the technological culture on Vancouver Island. Best of all, registration is FREE.
Upcoming Events
STARTUP 101 - QB
Bring on the Disruption!

A full-day seminar that provides best practices and valuable resources that you can use immediately.

Tues, September 16, 2014 | 9am-5pm 
Civic Centre, Qualicum Beach
$20 per person | includes lunch

Click here for more info.
Upcoming Events
STARTUP 101 - NANAIMO
Bring on the Disruption!

A full-day seminar that provides best practices and valuable resources that you can use immediately.

Wed, September 17, 2014 | 9am-5pm 
SquareOne, Nanaimo
$20 per person | includes lunch

Click here for more info.
Upcoming Events
CHOOSING A BUSINESS MODEL   
Part of the Discovery Foundation Regional Seminar Series
Presented by Innovation Island and New Ventures BC 

Facilitated by Steven Forth of Rocket Builders, this session is for people engaged in early-stage companies who want to take their business to the next level.   

Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 9am-12pm
  
SquareOne | 38 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo
$10 per person | Includes lunch!

DETAILS HERE.  
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YEP, WE HAVE MOVED! 

Well the rumor is true, we have officially moved to Nanaimo's first tech incubator, SquareOne, which is amazing by the way.

Please make note of our new coordinates:
38 Victoria Crescent  
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B8      
250.753.8324

Yes, it is the same stellar team, just a new location that will kick it to the next level and bring us closer to our goal of making technology the #1 economic driver in the region.
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SQUAREONE
Accepting Applications NOW

The region's first technology incubator is here to help the tech sector grow bigger, better faster!

We are now accepting applications for those keen companies wanting to rent a "Square".

Be sure to look at the artist renderings of the Lower FloorMain Floor and Top Floor.

Check out the splash page here.


As the regional voice for technology entrepreneurship, Innovation Island's goal is simple: support entrepreneurs to start and grow technology companies by providing them with programs and resources they need to succeed.