VentureLabs Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 2


  • Investments
  • 52

  • Portfolio
  • 35

  • Exits
  • 16


VentureLabs General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2012, VentureLabs is an accelerator based in Vancouver, Canada. The firm has a Venture Acceleration Program committed to creating and accelerating sustainable and scalable growth companies, and 'powering up' these ventures with the amazing talent, research expertise, technologies, entrepreneurial expertise, and government assistance programs available at the University of British Columbia.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Office
  • 555 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 1200
  • Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N6
  • Canada
+1 (604) 000-0000

VentureLabs Investments (52)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Faerm 15-Mar-2023 Accelerator/Incubator 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue
Spexi 04-Oct-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue
Fit On Click 01-Jan-2021 000000000000 Leisure Facilities Generating Revenue
Biosa Technologies 11-Jun-2020 000000000000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
Downtown.AI 17-Sep-2019 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
InDro Robotics 01-Mar-2018 000000000000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue
Optigo Networks 01-Sep-2017 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Veemo 21-Jun-2017 000000000000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue
Ionomr Innovations 01-Jun-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Specialty Chemicals Generating Revenue
HackHub 25-May-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Human Capital Services Product Development
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VentureLabs Exits (16)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
LincEdge 01-Jan-2024 Out of Business
ThinkValue 01-Sep-2023 000000000 00000000
Veemo 26-Jul-2023 000000000000000000
Xerus Medical 25-Jul-2023 000 00 00000000
Scholarship Strategy 15-Feb-2023 000 00 00000000
V7 Entertainment 01-Oct-2022 000000000 00000000
Curatio Networks 06-Sep-2022 0000000000
Quantix Scientific 06-Sep-2022 000 00 00000000
HiretheWorld 16-Aug-2021 Out of Business
Ibbaka 05-Mar-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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VentureLabs Management, Team & Partners (6)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Dave Thomas Programs Director & Entrepreneur-in-Residence Vancouver, Canada
John Seminerio Entrepreneur-in-Residence 0 Vancouver, Canada
James Derbyshire Executive-In-Residence 0 Vancouver, Canada
Lesley Esford Ph.D Executive Director 0 Vancouver, Canada
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VentureLabs Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
CyLon Ventures 1 Series chart Industry bar
Draft Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
FJ Labs 0 Series chart Industry bar
Protocol Labs 0 Series chart Industry bar
Vinny Lingham 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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VentureLabs FAQs

  • What is VentureLabs?

    Founded in 2012, VentureLabs is an accelerator based in Vancouver, Canada.

  • When was VentureLabs founded?

    VentureLabs was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of VentureLabs?

    Ian Hand is the founder of VentureLabs.

  • Where is VentureLabs headquartered?

    VentureLabs is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

  • How many investments has VentureLabs made?

    VentureLabs has made 52 investments.

  • What has VentureLabs invested in?

    VentureLabs has made numerous investments in companies like Faerm, Spexi, and Fit On Click within the Food Products, Hardware, and Leisure Facilities industries.

  • What has VentureLabs invested in recently?

    VentureLabs's latest investment was on 15-Mar-2023 in Faerm, a company within the Food Products industry.

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