Waterloo EDC Blog

October Wrap-up: Tech drives headlines in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 1, 2022

When it comes to grabbing headlines it’s hard to beat Waterloo’s tech industry.

Take October, for example. We had stories about tech companies getting government funding, opening new offices and getting attention for their incredible growth. We had tech researchers getting exciting new research chairs. We had a post-secondary institution getting recognition as one of Canada’s top tech schools.



Topics: news wrap-up

Waterloo: Quantum Valley

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 27, 2022

Waterloo is at the epicentre of the quantum revolution, with 16 companies and over 250 researchers specializing in quantum cryptography, software, communication and consulting.

Our complete theory-to-commercialization quantum ecosystem is supported by a unique collection of commercialization and investment organizations. This makes Waterloo a perfect place for companies investigating quantum...


Topics: quantum, technology, ecosystem

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

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 20, 2022

The University of Waterloo has a global reputation for producing incredible tech talent.

Not only is UWaterloo #1 in Canada for computer science, its graduates have founded fast-growing companies like Faire, ApplyBoard, Arctic Wolf and eSentire, and global brands like BlackBerry and OpenText. It has produced 18% of all Canadian tech founders and is one of Silicon Valley’s most important sources...


Topics: talent, 5 charts, university of waterloo

Waterloo’s got (millennial tech) talent

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 13, 2022

It’s no secret that demand for tech talent is astronomically high these days. The location of quality and cost-effective tech talent is a prime consideration for tech companies looking to locate, relocate or expand in North America.

If you’re searching high and low for quality talent to fill your company’s ranks, look no further than Waterloo. According to CBRE, Waterloo’s millennial and new...


Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

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