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A record-breaking year at Waterloo EDC

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 25, 2021

It’s official, 2021 was a massive year for new business investment in Waterloo.

In fact, it broke numerous records.

Waterloo EDC is the organization tasked with attracting new investment from international companies and helping local companies expand. We help our clients access government funding programs, find real estate and office space, connect with talent and more. Our services are...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

Waterloo well-represented on Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 17, 2021

Once again, Waterloo is home to some of Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies, according to a new ranking from Deloitte.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list ranks companies by revenue growth percentage over their last four years of operation. In past years, Waterloo has dominated the list, scoring the top three companies in 2019 and top two companies in 2020.

This year, a total of five...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

Project Arrow: the all-Canadian EV driving a net-zero future

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 10, 2021

All-Canadian. Zero-emissions. Autonomous. Meet Project Arrow. 

Electric vehicles are on the rise around the world and with the rapid growth of EV manufacturing comes the opportunity for automotive innovation.

In a recent virtual event hosted by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, Tony LaMantia, President & CEO of Waterloo EDC, and Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts...

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, automotive, business, R&D

October Wrap-up: A ground-breaking month for Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 1, 2021

This month, Waterloo broke ground – both literally and metaphorically – with the commencement of our new airport expansion and the launch of two new innovative research hubs at the University of Waterloo.

UWaterloo also reclaimed the title of Canada’s Most Innovative University while Ontario’s artificial intelligence ecosystem surged to new records amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are the...

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

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