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5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Detroit

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 15, 2020

This is part of a Waterloo EDC series called “5 Charts: Waterloo Versus” that compares our community with some of American’s top tech hubs, including Austin, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Columbus, Ohio; Salt Lake City, Utah and Phoenix, Arizona

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

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

Talent magnet tech offices are the way of the future

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 14, 2020

COVID-19 has changed a lot, but it isn’t likely to change where corporations locate their HQs.

At least, that’s what famed business expert Richard Florida had to say in a new article for the Harvard Business Review. The crux of his argument: the short-term effects of COVID are unlikely to undo the long-term trend of America’s largest companies keeping their corporate HQs in America’s largest...

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

September Wrap-Up: Money, rankings and manufacturing

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2020

As we step into autumn, September successes demonstrate the incredible adaptability of Waterloo’s manufacturing sector and the high growth of some of our tech ecosystem’s shining stars.

Here are the top business and investment stories from September 2020:

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

5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Salt Lake City

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 30, 2020

This is part of a Waterloo EDC series called “5 Charts: Waterloo Versus” that compares our community with some of American’s top tech hubs, including Austin, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Columbus, Ohio; Phoenix, Arizona and Detroit, Michigan. 

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

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

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