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12 foreign expansion questions every business leader should ask

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 30, 2020

It isn’t every day that you take your business international.

While many business owners or founders have hard-earned experience with the core elements of building a successful business – hiring, finance, marketing, etc. – it’s hard to gain experience with expanding a business into a new country until you have to actually do it.

Where do you start? What questions should you ask? How should...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, site selection

What is the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 27, 2020

Waterloo is a special place for tech. It has unique tech credentials that places it among North America’s most dynamic tech hubs. It’s home to Canada’s three fastest-growing tech businesses and a globally renowned top tech university, as well as multinational businesses like Google, SAP and Faire.

Yes, we are proud of our hometown.

That said, the ace up Waterloo’s sleeve is one we don’t...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

The eight best original stories from Waterloo EDC in 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 15, 2020

To give 2019 the proper wrap party it deserves, Waterloo EDC chose to highlight some of the top news stories that came out of our business and technology community while also summing up Waterloo’s appearance in several prominent 2019 reports. These stories and accolades combine to build a case for business expansion in Waterloo.

While assembling these lists, we realized that it was also a...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

Seven reports that make the case for business expansion in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 8, 2020

Every year, organizations around the world release dozens of in-depth reports on a variety of subjects that are central to business expansion, including talent, business growth and immigration.

Due to Waterloo’s diverse economy, top post-secondary institutions, research assets and commercialization supports, our community routinely appears on these lists. To close out 2019, we’re...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

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