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Waterloo EDC Blog

Here's how Waterloo fills your tech company's talent gaps

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 19, 2019

Waterloo benefits from having three of Canada’s most highly-regarded post-secondary institutions – the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College. For tech companies looking to grow, these schools are an incredible resource with a multitude of tech-specific programs.

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Topics: technology, talent

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

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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