As part of the Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network, Communitech startups enjoy exclusive programming in the new year. Check out these fresh opportunities for startups, small and mid-size companies.

Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day

Communitech companies are invited to apply to Demo Day in Silicon Valley and compete for Series A funding from an invite-only room of investors.

In 2014, Vancouver-based startup Mojio gained a $100,000 investment infusion for their pitch.
To qualify, your company must be:

  • An active client of Communitech
  • Actively seeking Series A investment between $1 million and $4 million in or around April 2015.
  • Available to travel to Mountain View, California from March 31-April 2, 2015

Applications close 11:59 pm on Jan. 23, 2015.

Apply: https://g4e.decision.io/forms/Google-for-Entrepreneurs-Demo-Day-2015-Application

Google for Entrepreneurs co-working space at Communitech

Work in the heart of Waterloo Region’s tech scene. Applications are now open to receive free shared tenancy for six months in the Google space at the Communitech Hub. We’ve got the development tools and resources to help you get up and running.

In addition to world-class facilities, you’ll receive the following perks:

  • Ignition Day: includes a tour of Google, lunch with key individuals and a demo to the Google team
  • Advice throughout the tenancy from select experts at Google
  • Closing presentation and potential business opportunities with Google
  • Lunch-and-learns at Google throughout the program
  • Guaranteed spot in Communitech Startup Services Group’s new Fundamentals program
  • Opportunity to apply for global Google pitch competitions

To qualify, your startup must be:

  • Building on a Google platform, including Android, Chrome, Cloud, Maps or YouTube; or
  • Porting your existing iOS or BlackBerry app version to a Google platform
  • Able to succinctly explain company; co-founders’ backgrounds; product; and market fit to investors, Google product experts and others in the Waterloo Region technology community
  • May be at any stage of fundraising

Applications close 11:59 pm on Jan. 23, 2015.

Apply: https://g4e.decision.io/forms/Google-for-Entrepreneurs-Co-working-Space-at-Communitech

For both Demo Day and Co-working space applications, preference will be given to companies that demonstrate strong traction and high growth potential. Communitech and Google for Entrepreneurs are committed to closing the gap in ethnic and gender diversity in tech. Companies with diversity among the leadership team will be highly considered.

For more information about Google for Entrepreneurs programming, contact Marylin Ma, Account Manager, Communitech at marylin.ma@communitech.ca.

Photo: 2014 Demo Day in Mountain View, California. Courtesy of Google for Entrepreneurs.

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