Waterloo EDC Blog

5 Tech Hubs, Incubators and Accelerators in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 14, 2022

Startups, scale-ups, unicorns, global giants – you name it, Waterloo’s tech ecosystem has it. Our diverse ecosystem is constantly buzzing with new businesses working on the cutting edge.

Yes, we have a major Google office, as well as substantial SAP, Oracle NetSuite and McAfee offices. Yes, OpenText started here and so did BlackBerry. But what makes Waterloo’s tech ecosystem so vibrant is the...


Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

What are North America’s top-rated small tech talent markets?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 30, 2022

CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report is an invaluable resource for leaders and decision-makers looking to build talented tech teams and fulfill critical business objectives for success in the years ahead.

However, the report is an overwhelming 150-page analysis of labour market conditions, cost and quality in big and small tech markets across North America. If you’re exclusively looking for...


Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

10 Largest Tech Companies in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 7, 2022

We talk about Waterloo’s booming tech talent community a lot. Our ecosystem, too. Oh, and our incredible, world-class tech university.

Here’s the deal: anyone can benefit from our incredible talent pipeline and prime location. You just have to come to Waterloo. We’ve attracted a lot of major companies because of those perks – sometimes it’s hard to keep track of them all. Where do we start?



Topics: security, technology, ecosystem

Waterloo: Quantum Valley

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 27, 2022

Waterloo is at the epicentre of the quantum revolution, with 16 companies and over 250 researchers specializing in quantum cryptography, software, communication and consulting.

Our complete theory-to-commercialization quantum ecosystem is supported by a unique collection of commercialization and investment organizations. This makes Waterloo a perfect place for companies investigating quantum...


Topics: quantum, technology, ecosystem

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