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Quantum businesses in Waterloo get a $41 million boost

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 25, 2019

Last week, the Canadian federal government announced funding for four Waterloo-based quantum technology businesses and organizations totaling $41 million. Delivered through the Strategic Innovation Fund, this money further strengthens Canada’s position in the world of quantum computing and machine learning and further affirms Waterloo’s nickname “Quantum Valley.”

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

Four questions companies using the H-1B visa program need to ask

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 17, 2019

It’s no secret that tech companies are having a harder time than ever attracting highly skilled talent. Global talent shortages have made recruitment a high-stakes competition that could mean the difference between success and failure, especially for scaling companies.

In the United States, the H-1B visa program provides the best path for tech companies looking to recruit the world’s best...

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Topics: technology, talent

Three ways Waterloo can help your AI business grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 11, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction. It is driving innovation in a wide variety of industries, from unsurprising suspects like software-as-a-service to less expected applications including advanced manufacturing and automotive.

Are you looking for an ecosystem that has a strong record of helping applied AI companies grow? Or, are you interested in integrating AI into...

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

Find out how Waterloo is inventing the future of technology (with video)

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 9, 2019

For decades, Waterloo has cultivated a reputation as one of North America’s most dynamic tech communities. What makes us a world-renowned tech hub?

Watch our new video to find out.

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

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