Startups and scale-ups

From idea to IPO, we help tech companies at all stages of growth

The Communitech Start & Scale team is here to help you understand your business, commercialize your product and get you where you want to go.

We can help you:

  • Shape your talent strategy, connect you to new talent and develop your existing team.
  • Find the right sources of capital for your business.
  • Understand your market and grow customer base.
  • Connect you to the people and networks to help you.

“Communitech is a resource for tech companies in the Waterloo Region, helping them to scale revenue and increase international sales by providing mentorship and connections. Any early-stage tech company and especially a first-time entrepreneur would be remiss in not leveraging these resources to their fullest.”

Carol Leaman, President & CEO, Axonify

Headlines

ApplyBoard takes on another CDN$70M in Series C extension
ApplyBoard takes on another CDN$70M in Series C extension

Just four months after reaching unicorn status on a CDN$100-million Series C investment, Waterloo Region’s ApplyBoard has raised another CDN$70 million to fuel the growth of its school-application platform… (click here to read more)

Anthony Reinhart
2020-09-16 7:00 am - Featured

Toronto engineer wins $1M Leaders Prize for fake news solution
Toronto engineer wins $1M Leaders Prize for fake news solution

Purveyors of fake news had better beware: A machine-learning engineer who took up the challenge of sorting the false from the true has created an artificial intelligence-driven program to defeat you, and… (click here to read more)

Bill Bean
2020-09-11 9:52 am - Featured

Agtech startup BinSentry lands US$7.7M investment
Agtech startup BinSentry lands US$7.7M investment

It’s coming into harvest time, and what a harvest Waterloo Region agtech startup BinSentry has achieved: a financing round of US$7.7 million. Lewis & Clark AgriFood, a St. Louis, Mo.-based food and agriculture… (click here to read more)

Bill Bean
2020-09-10 9:07 am - Featured