30,000 sq. foot “sandbox” 2K sq. feet of incubator space for early stage entrepreneurs 8K sq. feet of partner lab space with platforms and tools for development provided by partners Christie Digital, Open Text, Agfa HealthCare, RIM, Sun Micro Systems, Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft Subsidized leasable office space for start-ups and entrepreneurs in close proximity to the tools and services they need Collaboration space for meetings, conferences, public forums
Business Plan - client has a technological product and a business plan and requires space and services in order to commercialize the product. Identified markets - clear that it is a technology that has markets and can be commercialized. Will be past the stage of being research only. Initial funding - demonstrated access to initial funding/ financing. Fit – client will be looking for the business advice and support services that come with the package, not just real estate; willing to go through a business development process that will increase the chances of success and commercialization of the product.
Real Estate as a Strategy Tim Ellis, COO Accelerator Centre 295 Hagey Blvd. Waterloo, Ontario Canada N2L 6R5 519.342.2400 www.acceleratorcentre.com
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