Communitech was founded in 1997 by a group of dedicated entrepreneurs, including Jim Balsillie of RIM, Tom Jenkins of Open Text and Jim Estill of EMJ, who wanted to raise the profile of the Waterloo Region tech community.  Their vision: more tech talent, a globally recognized tech sector and better support for companies.

Today, Communitech is an industry-led innovation centre that supports a community of nearly 1,000 tech companies.  We help companies at all stages of growth and development – from startups to rapidly growing mid-sized companies and large global players –overcome barriers to success.

A member of the Ontario Network of Excellence, which is funded by the Ontario Government, Communitech supports companies in commercializing innovation and technology.  Whether helping companies to raise capital, acquire customers, hire talent or go global – Communitech is about backing the entrepreneur and helping to create a more successful tech companies.

Companies accompanying Communitech:

maintenance assistant

Company Bio:

We are a company that is changing the way an industry works, we are disrupting status quo, and applying modern technology to a market that’s old, bloated, out-dated, and ripe for change.  We are the new Cloud Software provider to a $2B a year market and will be the dominant player displacing some of the biggest software companies in the world.  At Maintenance Assistant, we believe that applying true SaaS technology and new business models to the Enterprise Asset Management and Maintenance market we can change industry in the same ways that CRM and ERP markets have already been disrupted by the likes of and others.

Our Mission….

We obsess over simplicity, disrupt the status quo, are perpetually current and think deeply about everything we do. Delivering the best maintenance and asset management cloud platform for our customers, partners and community that empowers and provides a means for sincere social and environmental change.



Director or VP of Inside Sales
Inside Sales Rep
Account Manager
Digital Marketing (SEO specialist)
Marketing Manager

2016 Roles
Sr. Product Manager