Startups receive world-class coaching from our advisors and mentors, access to Communitech events at discounted prices (actually, they’re often free) and can leverage our network to connect with investors, peers and potential customers. When you work with us, you’ll be top-of-mind for funding opportunities and pitch competitions and will have access to training and workshops to help you scale.
We’re here to guide you, but we won’t hold your hand. Engaging with our Strategic Growth Team has its perks, but it’s like a gym membership—it only works if you take advantage of what’s offered.
Working with Communitech starts with joining our Strategic Growth Team. It’s free.
In addition to the listing below, Communitech startups can access programming to help with customer acquisition, capital, talent, connections, workspace and more. A quick browse around the will show you all the ways Communitech can help.
Business FundamentalsBest for: early-stage startups
Get your ducks in a row. This multi-session program will help you develop a solid business foundation and mitigate risk within your startup.Learn more
Communitech BootstrapBest for: early-stage startups
Communitech Bootstrap helps startups find early adopters and to validate their product efficiently and effectively.Learn more
Communitech EdgeBest for: early-stage startups
Work in the heart of Waterloo Region tech with this six-month program that'll get you ready to onboard new customers, raise pre-seed funding and hire a great team.Learn more
Communitech RevBest for: late-stage startups & mid-size companies
Communitech Rev drives highly-scalable startups to revenue success as quickly as possible.Learn more
Fierce FoundersBest for: Early and mid-stage startups
Bootcamp: two-part, six day program culminating in a pitch competition of up to $100,000Learn more
Accelerator: six-months of intensive mentoring with match funding
Google for EntrepreneursBest for: all startups & mid-size companies
Communitech is on the Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network; this means free startup resources, invites to pitch contests and co-working space at home and abroad.Learn more
Market IntelligenceBest for: all startups
Access the latest information, trends and market data at no cost.Learn more
MentorshipBest for: all startups
Our mentors have the knowledge to guide you, and the passion to push you.Learn more
Pro Squad: Access Business SupportBest for: all startups
Our Pro Squad allows you to access trusted advice from business professionals without the need to shop around (or leave the Hub!)Learn more