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A record-breaking year at Waterloo EDC

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 25, 2021

It’s official, 2021 was a massive year for new business investment in Waterloo.

In fact, it broke numerous records.

Waterloo EDC is the organization tasked with attracting new investment from international companies and helping local companies expand. We help our clients access government funding programs, find real estate and office space, connect with talent and more. Our services are...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

Waterloo’s new leaders on revitalizing our tech ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 18, 2021

The best ecosystems are those that embrace change. It is understood that change is more opportunity than threat and that the best way to adapt is to seek new voices, expertise and perspectives.

Waterloo has a history of change. An industrial community for 150 years, our business ecosystem is as well-known for tech innovation as it is manufacturing these days. To become Canada’s most dynamic...

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Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

Waterloo well-represented on Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 17, 2021

Once again, Waterloo is home to some of Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies, according to a new ranking from Deloitte.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list ranks companies by revenue growth percentage over their last four years of operation. In past years, Waterloo has dominated the list, scoring the top three companies in 2019 and top two companies in 2020.

This year, a total of five...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

Project Arrow: the all-Canadian EV driving a net-zero future

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 10, 2021

All-Canadian. Zero-emissions. Autonomous. Meet Project Arrow. 

Electric vehicles are on the rise around the world and with the rapid growth of EV manufacturing comes the opportunity for automotive innovation.

In a recent virtual event hosted by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, Tony LaMantia, President & CEO of Waterloo EDC, and Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts...

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, automotive, business, R&D

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