Driven by big ideas and even bigger challenges

We help new ventures commercialize and scale up science and technology innovations.

VentureLabs® accelerates science, technology, and innovation-based companies that have winning value propositions and strong potential to scale up. Based in Vancouver, B.C., our programs and services are tailored to each company’s needs to not just grow but grow smart. We connect entrepreneurs with experienced mentors and a network of resources focused on tackling the unique challenges and complexities faced by technology innovators.

Who We Are

We are a community of entrepreneurs, mentors, business executives, educators, and creative thinkers passionate about big ideas and tackling even bigger challenges.

Commercializing Innovation and Invention

VentureLabs is part of Simon Fraser University Innovates – a mission to engage SFU researchers, staff and students with communities and partners to solve societal challenges through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learn more about SFU Innovates.

SFU Innovates Map (Web)

Our Programs

We work with science and tech-based ventures to help them scale and grow their companies effectively through our specialized accelerator programs.

Each program has different end goals and processes to fit your venture's needs at different stages of growth. All programs combine close mentorship, venture curriculum and other resources to maximize benefit to participants.

Diversity and Inclusion

VentureLabs is committed to fostering a work environment that enables entrepreneurs (and their teams) to feel a sense of belonging, inclusion, fairness and mutual respect. We are dedicated to advancing programs that support diversity and inclusion, such as the Digital Supercluster and the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) programs.

What We Offer

Business Acceleration


Venture Curriculum

Member Benefits

Co-working Space & Office Rentals

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