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Waterloo gets spotlight in Site Selection Magazine rankings

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 7, 2021

Each year, Site Selection Magazine releases a ranking of the best Canadian locations for foreign direct investment (FDI). For the third consecutive year, Waterloo is on the “2021 Canada’s Best Locations” list, which is unranked.

Why has Waterloo made the list?

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Topics: technology, talent, site selection

Waterloo tech company funding jumps 387%

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 2, 2021

The newest report from Hockeystick and [b]riefed.in has revealed that Waterloo-based tech companies raised an astounding $749.7 million in Q2 2021, representing a 387% jump from the same period in 2020. The results were achieved via just seven new investment deals, highlighting the big-raise potential of Waterloo’s fastest growing tech companies.

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

August Wrap-up: Medtech accelerates in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 1, 2021

Although summer is slipping away and beach days are coming to an end, Waterloo continues to make waves in the tech industry.

From exciting new investments in health innovation to more accessible incubation programs, Waterloo is poised for an impressive autumn.

Here are the top stories from August 2021:

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

Risk: Health and Happiness

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 5, 2021

This article is part of our "Understand the Risk" series, which looks at business risk with comparative data. Articles in this series cover natural hazards, infrastructure, economic competitiveness, stability and freedom, talent and workforce and health.

Over our “Understand the Risk” series, we’ve looked into risk areas that should be considered when planning an office relocation or choosing...

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

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