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Waterloo EDC Blog

Security firm eSentire announces $47 million investment and expansion

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 14, 2019

Last week, Waterloo-based cybersecurity firm eSentire announced a new $47 million investment to supercharge research and development and a relocation within the community to accommodate its rapid expansion.

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Topics: security

Four ways Waterloo provides unrivaled access to a global market

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 12, 2019

This is an era of unprecedented uncertainty for businesses that depend on global market access to sell their products. The world’s two biggest economies the United States of America and China are in the midst of a trade war. The world’s fifth largest economy the United Kingdom – is coming perilously close to exiting the European Union without a trade deal, which will have significant...

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Topics: manufacturing, automotive, site selection

A multi-billion dollar development boom in Waterloo, Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 11, 2019

A new article from the Waterloo Record reports that the downtown Kitchener area is currently experiencing a massive boom. In just a few short years, 18 projects worth almost $1 billion will more than double the core’s population and radically transform the community’s skyline.

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Topics: business, site selection

Cluster map illustrates Waterloo's world-class security ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 7, 2019

Waterloo has a long-established reputation for innovation in security. Our researchers helped invent elliptic-curve cryptography, which helped keep the world secure for the last 15 years. Blackberry, a company known primarily for building the world’s most secure smartphones, was founded here. Today, Waterloo is home to more than 50 security companies committed to making the world a safer...

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Topics: security

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