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Here's how the Waterloo community can help your business succeed

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 27, 2019

One of the reasons Waterloo, Canada has emerged as a haven for companies looking to scale, expand to the North American market, and grow their talent pipeline is our deep and growing community of industry support organizations.

From local universities and colleges to incubators, hubs and everything in between, Waterloo’s community is geared toward helping businesses succeed.

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Topics: technology, business

BlackBerry is now one of the world's leading cybersecurity firms

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 26, 2019

Last week, Waterloo-based BlackBerry announced that it has acquired Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion. This acquisition makes BlackBerry – once known primarily for building the world’s most secure smartphones – one of the world’s largest cybersecurity firms.

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Topics: quantum, security, technology, automotive, artificial intelligence

New report highlights Waterloo, Canada’s diverse tech ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 21, 2019

A new report that seeks to shine “a light on the Waterloo region technology scene” using publicly-available company information has found that the local tech community is exceptionally diverse, operating in more than 60 different sectors of the economy.

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Topics: technology, startup

Three ways Waterloo can solve your tech talent problems

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 19, 2019

Talent is a challenge in tech. Software developers, data scientists and product managers are always in short supply and high demand. This means these hires are also very expensive. It’s even worse if you’re in a big city or tech hub like Silicon Valley.

We have good news for you: Waterloo can help. You just need to locate here.

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Topics: technology, talent

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