The Island's New Tech Incubator

SquareOne supports entrepreneurs with educational programming, affordable work space, business and technical services, collaborative learning, and access to complimentary skills, mentors, investors and industry partners eager to help build Nanaimo regional companies.

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.
Events: A few things in the works...
Innovation Island is in planning mode in a continued effort to enhance the opportunities and growth of our TECH community.

Paris and Yvette are working on some cool events - STAY TUNED!
In the meantime, be sure to stay connected and follow us on:

Innovation Island Twitter @InnovationIsl 

Events: BCIC New Ventures Competition
BCIC New Ventures
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 11:59pm 

We're looking for the next big tech startups in BC...are you it?

Click here for more information 
Events: Startup Weekend Nanaimo
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Friday, April 17 - Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Starts at 6:30pm
SquareOne | 38 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo
Early Bird $75 per person | Includes all meals

Startup Weekend Nanaimo is a 54-hour long event - a weekend-long, hands-on experience where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. 

Developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts alike come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startup! 

Visit the Startup Weekend Nanaimo website for registration and details. 
Events: Innovation Island Moves to SquareOne

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      

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.
Events: SquareOne
Accepting Applications NOW

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

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

Check out the SquareOne website for details and pricing structure.

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.