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Four eye-opening facts about Wilfrid Laurier University

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 7, 2019

Wilfrid Laurier University (Laurier) is one of three outstanding post-secondary institutions located in Waterloo. Recognized for their exceptional business degree program and a wide range of experiential learning opportunities, Laurier plays a key role in filling Waterloo’s talent pipeline with a highly trained professional workforce.With over 19,000 students in nine faculties across four...

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Topics: technology, automotive, business, R&D

News round-up: Seven business and investment stories from October 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 1, 2019

Several exciting business developments emerged from Waterloo throughout the month of October as businesses announced new expansions, centres of innovation and accelerator programs.

Here are seven breaking business and investment stories from the last month:

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Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection

FleetCarma acquisition has electrified telematics giant Geotab

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 23, 2019

When large technology companies buy smaller ones, they often assimilate the technology and intellectual property, integrate the workforce and, eventually, leave the company’s original community.

But that’s not what happened when Geotab Inc. bought Waterloo-based FleetCarma last year. Geotab decided to not only keep the staff in Waterloo, but to invest and expand the Waterloo division, now...

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Topics: technology, automotive, business, artificial intelligence

Three infographics on Waterloo’s workforce, demographics and economy

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 16, 2019

At Waterloo EDC, we’re always trying to create useful new resources for sharing the business investment potential of our community. To that end, we’ve created cluster maps, talent guides and step-by-step instructions for opening a remote office in Waterloo.

Now, we’re releasing three new infographics that highlight the talented workforce, diverse demographics and resilient economy that make...

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Topics: quantum, technology, business

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