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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: ecosystem, industry news

Cluster map illustrates Waterloo's world-class security ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 7, 2019

Waterloo has a long-established reputation for innovation in security. Our researchers helped invent elliptic-curve cryptography, which helped keep the world secure for the last 15 years. Blackberry, a company known primarily for building the world’s most secure smartphones, was founded here. Today, Waterloo is home to more than 50 security companies committed to making the world a safer place.

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Topics: security, technology, ecosystem

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, R&D, ecosystem

New report highlights Waterloo, Canada’s diverse tech ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 21, 2019

A new report that seeks to shine “a light on the Waterloo region technology scene” using publicly-available company information has found that the local tech community is exceptionally diverse, operating in more than 60 different sectors of the economy.

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Topics: technology, ecosystem

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