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ApplyBoard announces $55 million in new funding

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 27, 2019

Waterloo-based ApplyBoard, creators of an AI-enabled recruitment platform that helps international students apply to post-secondary programs in North America, has announced $55 million in Series B funding. This comes just one year after the company raised $17 million in Series A.

This new investment will help the fast-growing company further develop its platform and accelerate expansion into...

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Topics: technology, artificial intelligence

Q&A: Here’s why the world’s auto OEMs are choosing Waterloo to innovate

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 16, 2019

The automotive sector, a major of driver of economic prosperity in North American communities, has been evolving with technological change ever since the first mass produced cars came off the assembly lines in the early 20th century.

But now, the pace and the type of change is nothing short of revolutionary.

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Topics: technology, automotive, artificial intelligence, Q&A

News round-up: Nine great Waterloo business and investment stories from April 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 1, 2019

There was a lot of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month, including multiple major government funding announcements, significant news about Toyota’s manufacturing plans and reporting on a US tech exodus to Canada.

Here are nine great business and investment stories:

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Topics: quantum, technology, manufacturing, automotive, artificial intelligence

Attending Collision? Four reasons you should visit Waterloo, too

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 29, 2019

From May 21-23, the tech world will converge in Toronto for the Collision Conference. With more than 25,000 attendees representing business decision-makers from global tech behemoths and emerging tech companies alike, it is North America’s fastest-growing tech conference.

Collision is also taking place right next to one of North America’s hottest tech hubs: Waterloo.

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

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