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

‘The perfect place for creating a tech company’
‘The perfect place for creating a tech company’

Count Martin Basiri, CEO and co-founder of ApplyBoard, among those who wasn’t surprised one lick last month when Waterloo Region emerged at the top of CBRE’s list of The Next 25 Markets. Basiri, whose… (click here to read more)

Craig Daniels
2020-08-07 10:44 am - Featured

How a big-box retailer has helped Axonify grow and prosper
How a big-box retailer has helped Axonify grow and prosper

Axonify CEO Carol Leaman acknowledges that when her company signed the behemoth retailer Walmart as a client more than seven years ago, it was a pretty big deal. At the time, the Waterloo-based maker of… (click here to read more)

Craig Daniels
2020-08-06 8:00 am - Featured

Patty McCord, on life during, and after, COVID-19
Patty McCord, on life during, and after, COVID-19

Patty McCord, the former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, is often looked to for answers, asked to gaze into her crystal ball and tell her audience how the tech and business universe is apt to unfold.… (click here to read more)

Craig Daniels
2020-08-04 4:46 pm - Featured