Communitech Pro Squad

Members of the Communitech Pro Squad are our in-house trusted business professionals

Knowing who to turn to for business advice can be overwhelming. Communitech's Pro Squad allows member companies to access trusted advice from pre-vetted sources without the need to shop around. Connect with a Pro Squad member below. 

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Accounting and Financial Management

Element CPA

Element CPA is a virtual Client Accounting Services firm dedicated to bringing custom bookkeeping solutions to Canadian startups. Whether you're in the Early Venture, Series A, or Growth stage of your journey, we'll act as your outsourced accounting department, helping you plan, budget, grow, and scale. Let us focus on the numbers so you can focus on transforming the world.

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Sage Intacct

Sage Intacct helps you access integrated management and financial reports across your business – in minutes not days – to grow and drive your business. Sage Intacct delivers the automation and controls around billing, accounting and reporting that finance needs to reduce errors, stay audit-ready and scale your business.

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AI and Data Sciences

Ample Insights

Ample Insight is a leading Canadian data consulting firm helping organizations across diverse industries build and scale AI and data solutions. Ample Insight brings world-class data science and engineering expertise from Facebook, Amazon, Uber amongst other leading technology companies. We have a proven track record of solving some of the most complex technical and business problems for leading startups and Fortune 500 companies.

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Business Solutions


Blackbridge helps tech companies transform their startup vision into revenue reality. Our bespoke solutions provide the precise blend of strategy, AI-powered sales intelligence, and training needed to accelerate growth. From go-to-market (GTM) development to retention plans, we ensure that every step of your customer journey is streamlined and optimized, so you can focus on what you do best: innovating.

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Financial and capital

NorthBridge Consultants

NorthBridge is a full-service government funding firm committed to helping small- to medium-sized companies make sure they receive full value from all government incentive programs. We provide businesses with quality and timely advice to help identify and access the most appropriate government funding programs to fulfil their business objectives, including SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development). As angel investors, we are intimately involved with the start-up ecosystem, especially through the NorthSpring Capital Partners fund.

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Insurance providers


Flexible, cost-effective inclusive insurance package options for start-ups, scale-ups and more, including group benefits, business insurance, commercial and liability, pension and retirement savings plans, wealth management and personal insurance, home and auto.

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Sterling Capital Brokers

Sterling Capital Brokers (SCB) is disrupting the Group Benefits and Retirement landscape in Canada through our innovative application, SCB Connect. Founded in 2014, SBC is one of Ontario’s largest independent brokers, specializing in servicing high-growth small-to-medium size businesses.

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Gowling WLG

Working with tech enterprises of all sizes, Gowling WLG legal professionals develop agile, innovative strategies to achieve the business objectives of its clients.

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Nahm IP Law

Nahm IP Law is an intellectual property law firm located at the Catalyst Commons in the heart of Kitchener’s vibrant Innovation District. Backed by 20+ years of experience from top tier IP boutique firms and Big Law, they’re here to help Communitech startups prioritize and create effective IP strategies to protect business ideas, innovations, and brands at fees that are fair and affordable.

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The PCK team is founder friendly and many of our professionals  have spent several years in startup and early stage companies. We understand that IP is just part of your business plan. We assist startups create and incorporate “barriers-to-entry”  protocols by developing the tools required to protect  your business and grow revenues – including trade secrets, patents & trademarks.

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Phillips Lytle LLP

Phillips Lytle is a US law firm that focuses on assisting startup companies expand into the US market by providing expertise in: cross-border financing, corporate/M&A, data security and privacy, energy, environment, import/export, immigration, intellectual property, labour and employment, licensing, joint ventures, real estate, tax and telecommunications.

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Snow Collective

We create strategies and marketing content that grow businesses. SNOW Collective brings together a handpicked collection of talented business, marketing, communication, and technology experts that execute custom-created, results-driven, business plans and targeted marketing strategies.

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Media production and Distribution

Arc Media

Arc Media is a video design & production agency based out of Waterloo that makes video worth watching.

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Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in news release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals, and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented NX Network.

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Product Development


FYELABS is a product development firm that is purpose-built for startups and certain SMEs, with two very key differences from the standard  offering in the market:

  • Fixed price contracts with guaranteed deliverables, so customers know how much a project will cost going in, and how long it will take too
  • A technically diverse team, spanning software, AI/ML, electronics, robotics, industrial design, and computational modeling. Thus, founders don’t have to juggle multiple vendors

FYELABS started in January 2021, and as of August 2023, have 44 people on staff at their location in Hamilton, ON at the McMaster Innovation Park. They have delivered ~140 projects to ~100 customers in Canada and the US.

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Production Solutions

Megalab Group Inc.  

Megalab Group Inc., Canada’s fastest-growing consulting lab for international certification & approval, is unique in North America offering testing services (UL/CSA/ETL/MET/CE)  from one “State of the Art” facility. Megalab offers ISO 17025 (A2LA) Accredited, EMC, Product Safety, ISO 9001 & 13485 Quality Management Systems, ISTA, Mechanical & Laboratory Testing Services. We operate from a state-of-the-art engineering facility spanning over 40,000 square feet. Our facility is equipped to handle a wide range of testing requirements (Medical, Hi-Tech, Wireless, Auto), making it a convenient one-stop-shop for all your testing needs. Megalab Group Inc. and its team are committed to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations as an industry leader in environmental and related regulatory testing services, through constant business improvement while upholding the highest integrity and quality in stand.

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Public Affairs

Wellington Advocacy

Wellington Advocacy will work with you to build and deliver a concise and compelling presentation to all levels of government: federal, provincial, and municipal. Drawing on extensive public policy and government experience, as well as our awareness of key government issues, we work with you to align your objectives with government priorities. Our goal is simple – ensure the right people hear your message at the right time.

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Adecco Canada Search

Adecco Canada Search is our Direct Hire Division, offering a team of career experts that leverage a consultative approach in areas ranging from entry to executive level positions. Adecco Search provides the flexible, tailor-fit service of a boutique firm, combined with the reach, resources, and financial stability of a Fortune Global 500 Company. Our team of career experts focus on specific verticals allowing us to provide the highest caliber of service to both our clients and candidates. Adecco Search strives to build long term relationships and diverse talent pipelines all while reducing the timeline to hire and increasing long-term employee retention. 

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Artemis specializes in recruitment, helping high-growth tech companies build their teams. We're focused on helping our clients with executive-level roles (Director level and above) and senior or strategic hires (ie. Product Managers, Team Lead/Technical Lead, Managers, etc). Through ProSquad, we're here to talk about any level of role, offer advice and discuss your general recruitment questions.

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Brightly is a boutique executive search & recruitment agency dedicated to helping startups scale their business meaningfully. We’re founded on the belief that mindful, nurtured candidate relationships and assessments make for stronger long-term hires. The connections we make possible for our clients aren’t luck — they’re based on a deep understanding of people’s needs, and a compassionate, honest understanding of both the candidate and the company. We identify the candidates who can lead and support their teams towards greater collaboration, performance and resilience. Our results speak for themselves, with a 100% success rate on search mandates and 90% of our clients partnering with Brightly on a repeat basis.

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Essential HR

Essential HR empowers small to medium sized businesses with a comprehensive suite of HR solutions and high-touch fractional support. 

Clients hire us to streamline their HR operations, boost team performance, attract top-tier talent and to work as an extension of their team. 

From implementing cutting-edge HR programs to hands-on support for tough employee challenges, we're committed to delivering results that drive long-term success.

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Software Development


Our goal is to help you answer the tough questions and give you the tools you need to be successful. Weavik started out as 3 people with a wealth of experience building technology and a whole lot of passion for startups! We are now KW-based product house, with a team of 30+, focussing on deep tech and intuitive design. Say hello if you are looking to develop an MVP or build out your core offerings.

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