Meet our lead mentors, the Executives in Residence.
Here at Communitech’s HYPERDRIVE, we know that starting a business is tough, and we know that being an entrepreneur is equal parts exciting and terrifying. How do we know? Because we’ve been there.
Technology the new engine of central Canada
Ilya Grigorik, a skinny 25-year-old computer engineer, represents the future for Ontario. With a passion for blogging and $3-million in seed capital, he launched AideRSS, a Waterloo-based software company that helps people surf online content in an efficient manner. His software, PostRank, works by filtering items according to individual tastes or by popularity — how many hits, clicks, stumbles, tumbles or tweets the item generates.