Communitech takes over Canadian startup job board Prospect - Startup Canada Visa

Communitech takes over Canadian startup job board Prospect

Communitech, a public-private innovation center in Waterloo that supports more than 1,600 tech companies and startup ventures are taking over Prospect. The non-profit organization helps connect the world’s talent with Canada’s startups and will now operate under CommuniTree – an arm of Communitie Digital Inc (CDI).

Chris Albinson, Communitech’s CEO said that the company is adding Canada’s largest startup job board to its toolkit. With this new resource, they can connect Canadian startups with skilled workers from around the world and scale up to more quickly than ever before!

“We’re excited about the addition of Prospect,” said Communitech’s CEO, “It will help us connect Canada’s startup with skilled workers from around the world.”

The transaction is a win-win for the two companies and their customers. Prospect’s current CEO, Bulger will continue to provide leadership on jobs while also staying involved in Communitech’s next phase of growth as an advisor!

Prospect is an innovative, workshopping community for start-ups and entrepreneurs that offers no money exchanged in transactions. Its executive leadership will continue to guide Communitech to proceed into its next phase of growth with Bulger remaining involved at a distance but providing input throughout the process.

Communitech is making it easier than ever for you to find your next great job with the company’s new rebrand. Prospect will be available as a free service and all of the branding, applications process, features, etc., remain exactly how they were before!

“Prospect was created to increase accessibility between Canadian tech startups and the world’s skilled workers, by centralizing all of the opportunities in one place,” said Bulger. “As a globally-recognized brand, Communitech is well-positioned to take this job board to the next level and continue to offer and expand on Prospect’s mission.” 

Prospect is a new Canadian company that was founded in response to the shortage of skilled tech workers. They are supported by founding partners BDC Capital, Golden Ventures, and Communitech who have helped promote over 40,000 jobs across 1 thousand startup companies since their launch.

Prospect is a non-profit organization that provides data on demand for more than 1,000 tech companies in Canada and has helped over 40 thousand jobs get filled since its launch in 2018.