Strengthening the relationship with York Region has always been a priority for York University. Although there are many exciting initiatives underway, one new success story remains at the forefront: YSpace. The 10,000-square-foot facility in Markham Centre, Ont., is a community innovation hub supporting a growing number of entrepreneurs and innovators by providing dynamic co-working space, access to industry advisers, education, workshops and high-end technology.
Part of Innovation York’s entrepreneurship portfolio, YSpace opened its doors in January 2018. Since then, demand from entrepreneurs, organizations and startups has been high. In less than a year, YSpace has experienced significant growth in all activity areas and, as a result, has doubled the size of its incubator. The innovation hub is currently home to 22 startup ventures and 11 entrepreneurs in residence (EiRs), and has held over 110 events for the community.
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