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ApplyBoard announces $55 million in new funding

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 27, 2019

Waterloo-based ApplyBoard, creators of an AI-enabled recruitment platform that helps international students apply to post-secondary programs in North America, has announced $55 million in Series B funding. This comes just one year after the company raised $17 million in Series A.

This new investment will help the fast-growing company further develop its platform and accelerate expansion into...

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Topics: technology, artificial intelligence

Q&A: How the Waterloo ecosystem is helping LEONI grow its Canadian footprint

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 21, 2019

Waterloo has more than a century of manufacturing experience. With our emergence as a global technology hub and world-renowned technical expertise, companies looking to innovate in robotics, aerospace and automotive can truly invent the future.

Waterloo’s industrial roots have laid a foundation for the future of manufacturing, which lead us to LEONI – a world-class advanced manufacturer that...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, automotive, Q&A

Q&A: Here’s why the world’s auto OEMs are choosing Waterloo to innovate

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 16, 2019

The automotive sector, a major of driver of economic prosperity in North American communities, has been evolving with technological change ever since the first mass produced cars came off the assembly lines in the early 20th century.

But now, the pace and the type of change is nothing short of revolutionary.

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Topics: technology, automotive, artificial intelligence, Q&A

Startup Genome releases list of world’s top startup ecosystems

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 15, 2019

A new report from Startup Genome called the Global Startup Ecosystem Report for 2019 has highlighted the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor’s steady ascent as a tech startup powerhouse. For the first time, Toronto-Waterloo cracked the world’s top 15 ecosystems, and was crowned Canada’s top startup ecosystem.

Here are the top 15 ecosystems from the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking: 

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Topics: technology, startup, talent

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