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August Wrap-Up: No summer slowdown in 2020

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 1, 2020

The dog days of summer usually mean a slow-down for business investment as time off to enjoy the sunny weather take precedence over big announcements. That wasn’t true this August.

This month, Waterloo celebrated plans to significantly grow a local tech company that was in receivership just two years ago, welcomed new tech and manufacturing companies to the community and launched an...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, artificial intelligence, R&D

5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Columbus

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 26, 2020

This is the third edition in a new Waterloo EDC series called “5 Charts: Waterloo Versus” that compares our community with some of America’s top tech hubs. We’ve already matched up against Austin, Texas, andPittsburgh, Pennsylvania.We will soon take on Phoenix, Salt Lake City and more.

We often compare Waterloo’s exceptional tech credentials to other major cities in Canada like Toronto and...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, site selection

5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Pittsburgh

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 11, 2020

This is the second edition in a new Waterloo EDC series called “5 Charts: Waterloo Versus” that compares our community with some of America’s top tech hubs. We’ve already matched up against Austin, Texas, and will soon take on Phoenix, Salt Lake City and more.

We often compare Waterloo’s exceptional tech credentials to other major cities in Canada like Toronto and Montreal, and major US tech...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, site selection

July Wrap-Up: Waterloo tops the charts

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 4, 2020

There is a lot to be proud of in the month of July. Businesses are re-opening and reporting positive momentum. Local public health authorities have declared that the first wave of COVID-19 in Waterloo is over after just one case was reported in the last five days of the month.

This month saw Waterloo top the charts as North America's best “opportunity market,” local tech companies receiving...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, artificial intelligence, R&D

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