Waterloo EDC Blog

University of Waterloo earns top-5 ranking for artificial intelligence

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 16, 2019

A new report from Current magazine ranks the University of Waterloo 4th in the Americas for innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics.


Topics: technology, artificial intelligence

Waterloo tech companies have “huge advantage” recruiting global talent

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 8, 2019

A two-year pilot program called Global Talent Stream helps fast-growing Canada-based tech companies hire people from other countries quickly and easily – a permanent resident visa and work permit can be approved in as little as two weeks.


Topics: technology, talent

Waterloo EDC’s CEO predicts surprising economic growth in 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 2, 2019

Before kicking off the New Year, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) asked some of Waterloo’s leaders to make predictions for 2019. Tony LaMantia, Waterloo EDC’s President and CEO, said this about business investment in Ontario:


Waterloo-trained talent front-and-centre on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 18, 2018

If ever the University of Waterloo needed confirmation that it is one of the world’s great innovation universities, Forbes just delivered. At least 11 alumni and former students earned spots on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.


Topics: technology, talent

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