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Waterloo EDC Blog

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

Here's how the Waterloo community can help your business succeed

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 27, 2019

One of the reasons Waterloo, Canada has emerged as a haven for companies looking to scale, expand to the North American market, and grow their talent pipeline is our deep and growing community of industry support organizations.

From local universities and colleges to incubators, hubs and everything in between, Waterloo’s community is geared toward helping businesses succeed.

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Topics: technology, business

Four reasons Waterloo was the best place for HockeyTech to score

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 30, 2019

When Stu Siegel, former CEO/Owner of the NHL’s Florida Panthers, realized they were not using tech or analytics to improve the way the hockey team was playing, he began digitizing and data-basing player data, sowing the seeds of what would later become HockeyTech.

After acquiring other tech companies working in hockey analytics, Siegel began looking for a single space to house his growing...

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Topics: technology, talent, business

Three lessons from TD Bank Group’s innovation lab in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 12, 2018

When Canada’s second-largest bank set about becoming a “bank of the future,” it began to integrate innovative thinking across its entire operation. In 2014, when TD Bank Group launched the TD Lab at Communitech, Waterloo became a vital part of that transformation.

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Topics: technology, financial services, business

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