Waterloo EDC Blog

Enlighted keeps growing in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 16, 2022

Enlighted, a leading property technology company, just expanded their presence in Waterloo’s tech ecosystem and opened a new office – a calculated move to power the company’s development of cutting edge IoT and sustainability solutions.

We look forward to further tapping into the rich talent base in the Waterloo and Kitchener area to bolster our product innovation,” said Stefan Schwab, CEO of...


Topics: technology, R&D, expansion stories

Constant Contact launches first Canadian office in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 4, 2022

Constant Contact, a digital marketing platform entrusted by millions of small businesses and non-profits, is opening an innovation lab in Waterloo. A strategic investment aimed at supercharging the company’s product development and research capabilities, this investment is the company’s first Canadian office.

“We chose the Waterloo-Toronto region for this expansion because it is Canada’s leading...


Topics: technology, artificial intelligence, expansion stories

Q&A: Waterloo EDC’s Catharine Gerhard on helping tech companies grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 8, 2022

Expanding into a new country isn’t easy. In fact, without help, it’s pretty hard.

That’s why Waterloo EDC exists – to simplify the process. We connect companies looking to expand with people who have a track record of making these expansions smooth and successful.

Catharine Gerhard is a Market Development Manager at Waterloo EDC. She has years of experience helping foreign companies set up shop...


Topics: technology, Q&A, expansion stories

“Most Innovative Retail Company” Faire raises another $416M

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 12, 2022

It was already valued at more than $12 billion. It was just named Fast Company’s Most Innovative Retail Company. Now, Faire has announced another massive raise worth $416 million.

Coming as an extension to their Series G round, a $400 million raise that closed last November, the new funding brings the company’s current valuation to $12.59 billion.

Faire operates an online wholesale marketplace...


Topics: technology, expansion stories

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