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September Wrap-up: Waterloo gets global recognition

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2021

Waterloo made its mark on international and national stages in September.

This month, Waterloo excelled in reports from Startup Genome, the Globe and Mail and QS World University Rankings, while strategic partnerships elevated the tech and automotive ecosystem to new heights.

Here are the top stories from September 2021:

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

Q&A: NYC-based TripleLift makes a move into Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 27, 2021

In 2020, mere weeks before COVID-19 shut the world down, TripleLift landed an expansion in Waterloo.

A company that builds technology that makes advertising better for the open web, TripleLift has become a programmatic ad marketplace of buyers and sellers. They work with all 100 of AdAge’s top global advertisers and 80% of comScore’s top publishers. They’ve recently set their sights on...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, Q&A

North America’s top-ranked small tech talent markets

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 23, 2021

Every year, CBRE puts out its Scoring Tech Talent report and it’s nothing short of overwhelming. Nearly 150 pages of data, the report covers everything from tech workforce size and growth rate to talent density, costs and more. While there is an overall ranking, it combines two categories – large and small tech talent markets – making it hard to parse if you’re primarily concerned about...

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Topics: technology, talent, site selection

Toronto-Waterloo rises in Startup Genome report

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 22, 2021

A new report from Startup Genome called the Global Startup Ecosystem Report has recognized Toronto-Waterloo as the top tech ecosystem in Canada and in the global top-15. For the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor, this year’s report marks a return to form – achieving 14th overall and 7th in North America – after dipping to 17th in 2020.

The Startup Genome report is the world’s most comprehensive and...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

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