Waterloo EDC Blog

How to locate in Waterloo’s tech-centric research park

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 27, 2020

In the first part of our series on the David Johnston Research + Technology Park (R+T Park) at the University of Waterloo (UWaterloo), we looked at the history of the Park and its collection of tenant companies and organizations. Home to tech giants like SAP and OpenText, scale-ups like TextNow and SSIMWAVE Inc. and the Accelerator Centre, the R+T Park is well on its way to building a tech...


Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection, Q&A, R&D

Waterloo Region is the fastest growing community in Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 25, 2020

Last week, Statistics Canada released its annual report on Canada’s population growth. The big news: Waterloo is the country’s fastest growing community.

The top five fastest growing communities include:


Topics: tech, technology, talent, business, site selection

What are the different types of business expansion?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 20, 2020

This is the second part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

No two expansions are the same. It’s true. There’s an obvious reason: no two companies are the same. Companies have different products, different challenges and strengths, as well as different motivations for expanding to a new...


Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

5 charts that prove the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor is a global tech superpower

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 19, 2020

Waterloo is an extraordinary place for business, technology and discovery. Our world-class institutions, tech credentials, entrepreneurial spirit, bold leaders and diverse workforce all combine to position us as an advantageous destination to land, expand and grow your business. We’ve told our story before.

One of Waterloo’s stand-out value propositions – one that often gets lost in our...


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

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