Are you looking for the latest information, trends and market data for a business plan or investor pitch?

Communitech startups who meet these criteria can access the best market intelligence in the world—curated to specific needs, with no limit and at no cost.

Who qualifies


  • You’re headquartered in Ontario and technology-based (exceptions are social ventures)
  • You’re pre-revenue or under $1 million in revenue/year
  • Your external funding does not exceed $2 million; $3 million for biotechnology companies


How to access


Research is requested through your Communitech adviser, and then submitted to MaRS Market Intelligence. Your adviser and MaRS researchers will investigate premium market intelligence resources to fulfill your company’s requirements. Turnaround averages 10 business days.



MaRS MI subscribes to several databases with varying degrees of industry sector coverage and access:

  • BCC Research – multiple industries
  • CleanTech Group – cleantech
  • comScore* – web and mobile analytics
  • eMarketer – ICT
  • Forrester – ICT
  • Frost & Sullivan – multiple industries
  • Gartner* – ICT
  • Greentech Media* – cleantech
  • IBIS World – USA – multiple industries
  • IDC* – ICT
  • IHS Emerging Energy Research* – cleantech
  • MarketLine (Datamonitor) – multiple industries
  • com/Profound* – multiple industries
  • MedTrack – pharma/biotech/med devices
  • Thomson Innovation* – patents
  • Thomson Pharma – pharma/clinical
  • VentureSource – investment

Databases to which we have limited access are marked with an asterisk (*).


Questions? Maria-Clara Rodriguez is happy to help.

Advisor | Email Maria-Clara or call 519.888.9944 ext. 1112

Email Maria-Clara
or call 519.888.9944 ext. 1112