KWIC START

Beautifully Restored Brick and Beam Buildings Designed to Improve Innovation and Collision

Designed for Innovation and Collision

Worlds Top Innovation Area

Communitech, Catalyst, Velocity Garage, Google, N Plus Networks and the Duke Innovation Hub create the Best Environment in the World today for Innovation

The World's Top Place Per Capita for Innovation and Startups

CUSTOM TAILORED SPACES

Create the perfect custom tailored space with our professional design and construction crew.

Unique Spaces for Unique Companies

GREAT AMNETIES AND EVENTS

Common Access Lounges, Board and Meeting Rooms, Kitchen, Rest and Recreation Rooms, Gym and Regular Events to Promote Innovation and Collision Opportunities

Create a Dynamic, Fun and Innovative Environment

WORLD CLASS INSTITUTIONS

University Of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Connestoga College - Top Graduates Fuel Continuous Innovation in the Region

Attract, Nurture and Train Top Talent

Mission Statement


We are creating an ecosystem of connectivity, transcending how businesses and communities work together to create an impact.

People

We believe success is what happens when the impact of what we do is grounded in the needs of our community.

Connection

Business problems are more connected than we think, therefore, to solve them more efficiently; our solutions need to be connected as well.

Accessibility

A diverse community provides the opportunity to share strengths, resources, experiences, knowledge and connections.

Proactive

We are go-getters that do not wait for change to come to our community, we actively seek it.

UNIQUE COWORKING COMMUNITY


Versatile, Cross-Industry, Results Focused

  • Flex/Permanent Desk

  • $150-$200
  • 24 Hour Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Boardroom
  • Mailing Address
  • CONTACT
  • One of a Kind Brick and Beam Offices

  • Starting $300/month
  • Same Perks as Flex Desk
  • Utilities Included
  • Event Space
  • Shipping Bay Doors
  • Storage Space
  • CONTACT
  • Diverse Event Space

  • Day & Weekly Rates
  • Meetings & Conferences
  • Photo & Videography
  • Artistic Events
  • Demo & Test Areas
  • Event Assistance
  • CONTACT

Strategic Advantages


for Technology and Innovation Centric Companies

Kitchener Innovation Hub Next to Google and The New Intermodal Transportation Hub, The Best Place For Innovative Companies

Kitchener Waterloo Innovation Center


200,000 square feet
High Tech Brick & Beam

Natural Collision Space
Promotes Maximum Innovation

Next to Google and Intermodal Transportation Hub
283 Duke Street, West

Intelligently Designed Transportation Network Integrating Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Kitchener Waterloo Region Transit Hub


Go Train for Fast
Easy Travel to Toronto

LRT - Light Rail Transit
Bus & Taxi

Kitchener Waterloo Regional International Airport
Commercial & Residential Space

All Levels Of Government Work In Synergy to Promote Innovation and Enterprise

Kitchener City Hall & Economic Development


Continuously Nurturing an Environment of Innovation and Enterprise

Dynamic and Proactive in helping Individuals and Organizations

Specialized in Facilitating High Tech

Leverage our Massively Connected Self Healing Extreme Speed Network Connected to hundreds of peers

Kitchener Data Center


100,000 square feet

Worlds Leading Edge
Data Center, Cloud Computing
Big Data & IOT Services

100% Canadian Owned
World's Only SSAE 16 Certified Biometric Secured to End Access Point Data Center

Kitchener City Highlights


Kitchener Mayors New Years Message

Kitcheners Innovation District


What people have to say

"Why does Silicon Valley look to Kitchener Waterloo as a great source of brilliant minds and brilliant ideas? Well, it has high intellectual standards, of course, and it values entrepreneurship, but diversity is its indispensable ingredient." Premiere Justin Trudeau
When asked if any one school stood out in terms of students and graduates whose ideas took off. “Yes,” Altman responded. The Reporter, Bruni was prepared to hear Altman tout his alma mater Stanford. After all it’s famous as a feeder of Silicon Valley success. But Altman surprised him: “The University of Waterloo.” "It’s (Kitchener Waterloo) such a high-density pool of talent"Sam Altman - CEO Y Combinator
“Internationally, their reputation is off the charts. I’m not sure Canadians understand that,” In just the past five years, 1,845 new technology startups have formed in the area many call KW, raising at least $650-million in investment.Steven Woods - Google

LATEST NEWS


from Kitcheners Innovation District

Former Zion United Church in Kitchener won’t be demolished, owner says

Jan 03, 2017  Zion United David Bebee,Record staff The owner of the former Zion United Church says he has no plans to tear down the heritage building. Waterloo Region Record By Catherine Thompson KIT[...]

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World’s largest hardware technology hub to be built in Kitchener-Waterloo

TERRY DAWES Kitchener-Waterloo is already well-known as a centre for innovation in Canada, and with plans now underway to revitalize a 475,000 square foot warehouse space located at 137 Glasgow Street[...]

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Startup city: The high-tech fever reshaping Kitchener-Waterloo

SHANE DINGMAN – TECHNOLOGY REPORTER The Globe and Mail Burgeoning tech companies are on the rise in Canada, attracting funding and IPO buzz in hubs across the country. Our occasional series expl[...]

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Historic Boehmer Box building gets makeover

Factory renovation Peter Lee,Record staff Mark Hopkins, sales representative with ReMax Twin City Realty. shows off space in the Boehmer Box building that is being renovated. Waterloo Region Record By[...]

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Y Combinator’s Sam Altman ‘super impressed’ with Waterloo Region

by Trish Crompton Hack The North didn’t just cram as many developers as it could into University of Waterloo’s Engineering 5 building.It also brought Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, the st[...]

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Google Canada plans for growth with a new Kitchener headquarters

Grand Opening with the Prime Minister An extensive renovation of a former rubber factory sets the search giant up for another growth spurt in Canada  Sissi Wang Last week, prime minister Justin Trude[...]

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