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10 Exciting Autotech Companies in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 5, 2023

Waterloo is home to a number of world-renowned companies and global leaders dominating in various industries.

With innovation booming in every corner, we wanted to showcase the diversity and talent in one particular sector: autotech.

Our unique autotech ecosystem is made up of 100+ vibrant companies, powered by years of research and high-quality expertise.

Here are some key players and industry...

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Topics: automotive, ecosystem, autotech

5 Tech Hubs, Incubators and Accelerators in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 14, 2022

Startups, scale-ups, unicorns, global giants – you name it, Waterloo’s tech ecosystem has it. Our diverse ecosystem is constantly buzzing with new businesses working on the cutting edge.

Yes, we have a major Google office, as well as substantial SAP, Oracle NetSuite and McAfee offices. Yes, OpenText started here and so did BlackBerry. But what makes Waterloo’s tech ecosystem so vibrant is the...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

5 Charts: University of Waterloo vs. New York’s Top Tech Schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 6, 2022

The world-renowned University of Waterloo is at the centre of Waterloo's reputation as a dynamic tech ecosystem. It’s the driving force behind CBRE recognizing Waterloo as the #1 small tech talent market in North America, it’s also the reason companies keep coming to Waterloo, or expanding their existing operations here. In our community you’ll find some of the strongest tech talent in the ...

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Topics: talent, 5 charts, university of waterloo

November Wrap-up: Batteries, immigration and entrepreneurs

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 1, 2022

Last month, the news in Waterloo was all about tech. This month, the news highlights just how diverse our ecosystem is.

Stories touched on our how great our academic institutions are at producing entrepreneurs, our appeal to new immigrants and some excellent tech news. Oh, and big news for Canada's EV battery supply chain, too.

Here are the top stories from November 2022:

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Topics: news wrap-up

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