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5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Amsterdam

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 20, 2021

Waterloo is a special place for tech.

Our ecosystem’s tech credentials – especially in talent, business costs and research productivity – place us among North America’s most dynamic hubs and we can prove it. According to CBRE, we’re the top emerging tech talent market in North America and home to Canada’s highest-quality tech talent. According to Deloitte, the fastest-growing tech companies in...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, site selection

Waterloo EDC’s top 9 original stories from 2020

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 13, 2021

As we begin anew in 2021, the Waterloo EDC team is looking back at the year that was in 2020. We’ve already taken a look at some of the biggest business stories from last year and provided an overview of the reports and rankings that highlight Waterloo as one of Canada’s most exciting economies.

Now, we’re looking at our own original stories from 2020, which drew inspiration from local...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

Eight reports from 2020 that make the case for expanding to Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 7, 2021

Every year, Waterloo is featured in several reports and rankings that touch on everything from tech talent quality and university rankings to company growth.

Waterloo is a globally renowned tech and manufacturing hub, home to top post-secondary institutions, leading research institutes and some of the world’s most promising startups, all of which helps solidify our place among the world’s top...

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

Waterloo's top 12 business news stories from 2020

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 15, 2020

As we near the end of 2020, it’s only fitting to publish a good, old-fashioned year-in-review series. We’ll recap some of Waterloo’s top news stories, our appearance in several prominent 2020 reports and highlight some of our favourite original stories from the year.

Communities everywhere experienced a year full of unique challenges. As our city streets quieted down and everyone focused on...

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

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