Welcome to the Communitech media room. Here you’ll find our latest news releases, relevant reports and media kit. For original news stories, feature articles and columns on all things Waterloo Region tech, head to news.communitech.ca.

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or call +1 (519) 221-3466


 

Media releases

  1. February 23, 2017Fierce Founders take home $100K at first winter bootcamp finale
  2. February 23, 2017Communitech to Host Canada Summer Games Hackathon
  3. January 24, 2017Fierce Founders Bootcamp draws 25 female entrepreneurs to Waterloo Region

 
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Communitech in the news

  1. January 17, 2017Toronto-Waterloo Region innovation corridor is ‘model’ for country, Sousa says
  2. January 14, 2017How to make the Toronto-Waterloo corridor a technology supercluster
  3. December 26, 2016Some Canadians happy to leave America

 
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Reports

Tech North: Building Canada’s first technology supercluster (December, 2016)
 

This report finds that a Canadian technology and innovation supercluster, anchored in municipalities within the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor could result in an additional $17.5B in GDP and 170,000 jobs.

 
Communitech 2016 Annual Report
 

Communitech’s annual report for the 2016 fiscal year.

 
Brookfield Institute: State of Canada’s tech sector (July, 2016)
 

The State of Canada’s Tech Sector, 2016 is a report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) in conjunction with a number of key partners.

 

Amongst its findings were that the tech sector was directly responsible for $117 billion or 7.1 percent of Canada’s economic output, and that 864,000 Canadians were employed in the tech sector.

 
Startup Compass: Waterloo: The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems (October, 2015)
 

Startup Compass examines how the Waterloo Region ranks #25 in the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 with a population of only half a million. Its startup density is second only to Silicon Valley and a full 50% higher than its closest follower. How can such a small city compete against cities 10 to 30 times their size and how can it be so productive and effective at developing innovative technologies and startups?