Scale-ups

The scale-up platform at Communitech is delivered in partnership with Invest Ottawa and MaRS Discovery District. 

Leveraging resources and connections from across three organizations, we can efficiently and effectively help you overcome key challenges to growth and market success.

Communitech scale-ups are provided with a dedicated Customer Success Manager, who works to create and guide you through a customized plan, ensuring a solid foundation for sustained success.

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Thanks to investments from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, the Scale-Up Platform is a collaboration among Communitech, Invest Ottawa and MaRS Discovery District that will help hundreds of high-growth firms attract more customers, talent, sales and capital, and increase their potential to become $100 million anchor companies for Canada.

We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

Nous reconnaissons l’appui du gouvernement du Canada à travers l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario.

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"Communitech was central to us launching our business and creating over 250 jobs in Ontario. And we plan to continue adding more jobs here with their help."

Michael Litt, Co-founder & CEO, Vidyard

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Communitech is here to help shape your talent strategy, find the right sources of capital for your business, understand your customers and connect you to the right people. 

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Customer Success Manager | Email Laura Aivaliotis or call +1 (519) 888-9944