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Waterloo EDC Blog

Four ways locating in Waterloo gives you 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

New cluster map shows how Waterloo, Canada businesses are securing the world

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

News round-up: Seven great February 2019 stories from Waterloo, Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 5, 2019

There was a lot of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month. 

Here are 10 great business and investment stories:

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Topics: security, technology, startup, manufacturing, automotive

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