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How six companies are inventing the future in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 26, 2022

The start of a new year always dazzles with possibility. It is a time to set new goals, explore new opportunities and seek out new experiences. Or perhaps, time to seek out new locations.

There is no better place to locate, relocate or expand than Waterloo in 2022. World-class talent, top post-secondary schools, thriving clusters in tech, manufacturing and more, countless innovation...


Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection, Q&A, Growth

Toronto-Waterloo a global leader in cleantech

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 24, 2022

A new report from Startup Genome has named the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor as one of the world’s top cleantech startup ecosystems, ranking 12th overall. This area was the top-ranking cleantech ecosystem in Canada and 6th in North America.

The report ranks 35 of the world’s top innovation ecosystems on six metrics: performance, funding, startup experience, knowledge, talent and focus.



Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

Five organizations leading the quantum revolution in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 21, 2022

Waterloo is at the epicentre of the quantum revolution – and has been for more than twenty years.

Nicknamed “Quantum Valley,” our complete theory-to-commercialization quantum ecosystem is high-density, collaborative and world-class. In our community, there are more than 250 researchers working in quantum theory at our top research institutions, which includes two of the world’s largest...


Topics: quantum, tech, technology, business, R&D

Six big Waterloo business stories from 2021

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 19, 2022

Waterloo had a big year in 2021. A record-breaking year.

We smashed existing records for new tech investment – driven by three of the fastest-growing tech companies in Canada – and Waterloo EDC smashed its own records, helping welcome more than $360 million in new investment.

We also welcomed new leadership at multiple major local organizations, which heralded a reshuffling of strategies and...


Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection, Growth

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