Mezzanine Lending on Real Estate Projects

Written by Mark on January 7th, 2014

Discovery Parks is now offering mezzanine lending on real estate projects in the Lower Mainland, Calgary and Edmonton.  We will look at loans of up to $2.5 million for up to two years but preferably less.  The interest rate and other loan terms are negotiated based on the quality of the project, the background of the borrower and our perception of risk and reward.  Call me at 604-734-7275 if you want to learn more.

Mark Betteridge


Generator 2014-15

Written by laura on November 7th, 2013

We’re gearing up for the next Generator Challenge competition.

2014-15 will be the fourth cohort of the Generator.

Are you a technology startup company in need of professional office space?  The Generator Challenge competition awards 12 months of free office space to startups deemed most-likely to succeed and grow.

Full competition details can be found at

We will be holding an Open House on December 17th from 1pm-4pm.  Come visit Discovery Parks at 887 Great Northern Way, see the space and meet the team.

Application Deadline is January 17th at 5pm.

Move-in Date is May 1st, 2014.


Generator Challenge 3.0 Winners Announced

Written by laura on February 15th, 2013

We are very pleased to announce the winners of the Generator Challenge 3.0 Competition.

Congratulations to BeanEvo, Dragonfly Instruments, Emberlight Technologies, MedVoxel, Optigo Networks Inc., PHEMI Health Systems Inc., Precision Nanosystems Inc., and Spokal.

We are looking forward to a hard-working, collaborative and successful year.

For more details regarding these companies and the Generator Challenge, please click here.


Generator Challenge competition has started (

Written by Mark on November 22nd, 2012

Generator Challenge competition has started (



Written by Mark on November 22nd, 2012



are you doing business in Israel?

Written by Mark on June 7th, 2012

Generator 2 is up and running

Written by Mark on April 5th, 2012

Awesense Wireless, Mavi Innovations, Nanocritical, Nova Bio-Rubber Green Technologies, Shailah Interactive, SterileCare, viDA Therapeutics and Views IQ are up and running.


Generator Update

Written by Mark on May 30th, 2011

All eight companies in The Generator have provided Q1 reports and it is looking great! Most are hiring more people and meeting the expectations set out in their business plans. Discovery’s challenge will be finding them space for their expansion!


Generator Awards!!!

Written by Mark on December 21st, 2010

Find out who won the inaugural competition for free space in Discovery Parks Vancouver’s Generator Competition


The Generator Challenge – free tech office space

Written by Mark on October 27th, 2010

Discovery Parks has launched the competition for free office and cubicle space in Discovery Parks Vancouver.  Go to for details and submission requirements.  Or phone me, Mark Betteridge, at 604-861-4623.  Good luck