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Nine big ways Waterloo has changed in the last 10 years

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 20, 2019

Over the last decade, Waterloo has transformed into a hub for innovation, tech excellence and a place where industry giants come to thrive. From the creation of tech incubators to the re-emergence of Waterloo icons, this community has supported the growth and development of a robust tech ecosystem. We have compiled a list of nine developments from the last decade that have helped build...

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Topics: tech, talent, business

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

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