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If you work at one of Communitech’s 1,400+ member companies, you’re in luck!


Our community of tech is a busy, diverse and friendly bunch. As part of it, you get to peek behind the curtain and access exclusive benefits and tools.


Our members care about building a thriving tech community. Once your company joins the member network, your employees reap the benefits. Regardless if you’re tech or non-tech. Pretty sweet, right?

 

Want to take advantage of Membership Discounts? Check out our Member2Member Discount page

 

Startup  Scale-up  Enterprise  Associate 
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Startup member benefits


We love startups. Whether you’ve just sparked an idea or you’re further along in product development, we’ve got your back. Eligible startups qualify for a free membership.

 

What is a Startup? Eligible startups have less than 21 employees, and are developing and distributing custom built technology. Your primary source of revenue must be from the technology you have developed.

 

Not a tech company? We have a membership type for you.  


  1. Take advantage of our free educational programming, including courses focused on pitching to investors, developing and fine-tuning customer segments as well as sales fundamentals.
  2. Make connections and learn from other startup founders at our exclusive startup networking group and Communitech events.
  3. Leverage our curated resource library and receive notice of exclusive startup focused opportunities and events with our startup members-only newsletter.
  4. Qualified validation stage and beyond companies receive a lead advisor and free advisory services as well as potential access to Communitech’s Growth Coaches at the discretion of your lead advisor.
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Scale-up member benefits


As your company grows, Communitech is there for you. As a Scale-up member, not only does your company benefit, so does each of your employees.

 

What is a Scale-up? Eligible scale-ups have more than 20 employees, and are developing and distributing custom built technology. Your primary source of revenue must be from the technology you have developed. 


  1. You will receive a dedicated account manager who will keep you top-of-mind and share any opportunities that will help expand your reach, based on your specific needs.
  2. Take advantage of our talent services to help support the growth of your company. Talent services include our Work in Tech job board, Communitech Academy programs, Tech Jam recruitment event, and more.
  3. Receive hands-on coaching from a world-class team of mentors. Our coaches are veteran technology professionals who have created, managed and sold companies as well as developed products in multiple tech sectors. Our growth coaches act as mentors to Communitech scale-ups on referral by your account manager.
  4. Communitech Outposts helps you easily grow your international sales teams—we take care of back-office services (think: payroll, benefits, local tax filings) so you (the company) can focus on revenue.
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Enterprise member benefits


We’re not just about startups. At Communitech, enterprise members and the individuals lucky enough to work for a member company can access our benefits.

 

What is an enterprise company? Eligible enterprise companies have more than 100 employees and operate in any business industry outside of advanced technology.


  1. With more than 50 events per year, your opportunity to connect and learn is pretty huge. Our major events include True North, Tech Jam, Communitech AGM, CEO Dinner, and our 40+ Peer2Peer networking groups.
  2. Take advantage of our talent services to help support the growth of your company. Talent services include our Work in Tech job board, Communitech Academy programs, Tech Jam recruitment event and more.
  3. From event sponsorships to strategic partnerships, there are multiple ways to showcase your brand and build relationships with local tech companies.
  4. Gain the confidence to transform your corporate culture and unleash new ways of thinking at all levels of your organization through our additional Corporate Innovation programs.
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Associate member benefits


Get involved with the local tech community!

 

What is an associate member? Our associate membership type is designed for ‘non-tech’ or service-based organizations. Though you may have technical roles in your organization, you primarily support Canadian tech by providing services, consulting others, retailing goods or fostering a community. This could include government entities or academic associations.

 

Please Note: Our Associate membership type is designed to connect you to our events and programs. It is not designed to give you direct access to Communitech member companies for business development purposes.


  1. With more than 50 events per year, your opportunity to connect and learn is pretty huge. Our major events include True North, Tech Jam, Communitech AGM, and our 40+ Peer2Peer networking groups.
  2. Take advantage of our talent services to help support the growth of your company. Talent services include our Work in Tech job board, Communitech Academy programs, Tech Jam recruitment event, and more.
  3. Participate in our Member2Member discount program, which allows Communitech member companies to offer discounts or affinity programs to other Communitech member companies.
  4. Explore our partnership opportunities to elevate your brand in Waterloo Region and reach potential customers.
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Tyler

Questions? Tyler Swabey is happy to help.

Customer Success Manager | Email Tyler or call 519-888-9944

Email Tyler
or call 519-888-9944