Five New Startups Awarded Residency at the Google Innovation Space at Communitech

A new group of startups has entered the Communitech Hub as part of the Google for Entrepreneurs initiative. The “mini-cohort” will see five new startups gain access to mentorship with Google experts, courses to help them elevate their startup, and pitch competitions to potentially seek investments.

This fall residency is for six months and also gives free co-working space within Communitech. Here is the five that scored a desk:


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SkyWatch taps into the world’s space telescopes, ground-based observatories, and astronomical databases to create the first real-time feed of everything happening in the Cosmos. SkyWatch is a 2014 NASA International Space Apps Challenge Global Winner.


Aterlo Networks creates innovative software solutions that help consumers and service providers understand, measure and control their Internet performance and quality.


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Clipter helps create collaborative video stories. Users record a moment, tag it to a story, and Clipter handles stitching it together into one video around the entire experience.


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Fundmetric allows charities to maximize donations and prioritize their time effectively by harnessing big data. Fundmetric analyzes, adjusts and automates donor communication for timing, medium and content to statistically maximize a charity’s ROI.


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Teknically’s Webplio presents easy to understand information on website performance for business owners. The online dashboard includes vivid graphs, summary scores, algorithmically determined insights, and developer ready recommendations.


Ian Hardy

Ian Hardy

Ian is the Director of Partnerships for BetaKit. He's been quietly creating and building things for years and is completely addicted to Tim Hortons.

  • Craig Hunter

    Congrats to Brett and the whole Clipter team!