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Waterloo prominent on Canadian Business Growth 500 and Startup 50

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 19, 2019

Last week, one of Canada’s leading business publications released their annual lists of fastest-growing Canadian companies – more than two dozen companies located in Waterloo made an appearance.

Canadian Business releases two lists each year – Growth 500 and Startup 50. The former ranks companies by 5-year revenue growth percentage and the latter ranks companies by 2-year revenue growth...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, financial services, artificial intelligence, site selection

How Thomson Reuters drives fintech innovation in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 6, 2019

When people hear the name Thomson Reuters, many automatically think of Reuters News.

But there is so much more to this global company than its consumer-facing brand.

One of its more recent ventures is Thomson Reuters Labs: an innovation lab of data scientists who “explore the art of the possible” using big data.

To date, there are seven Thomson Reuters Labs locations distributed throughout...

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Topics: technology, financial services, business

Need marketers, business strategists and accountants? Take a look at Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 25, 2019

No matter what type of business you are in you need people who can market your product, build a sound business strategy and ensure that your financials are good.

Known as a leading tech hub, it may surprise you to learn that Waterloo has the business and finance workforce and talent pipeline to keep your business running smoothly.

With three renowned post-secondary institutions – each with a...

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Topics: talent, financial services, business

Q&A: How creating an innovation outpost can help supercharge corporate innovation

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 3, 2019

As new technologies such as faster networks, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, robotics and nanotechnology rapidly transform our society, large global corporations are looking for ways to adapt and innovate quickly, so that they are not left behind.

For retailers, banks, insurance companies, or even long-established manufacturers, technology is critical to a prosperous future. They...

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Topics: technology, talent, financial services, artificial intelligence, Q&A

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