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Q&A: NYC-based TripleLift makes a move into Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 27, 2021

In 2020, mere weeks before COVID-19 shut the world down, TripleLift landed an expansion in Waterloo.

A company that builds technology that makes advertising better for the open web, TripleLift has become a programmatic ad marketplace of buyers and sellers. They work with all 100 of AdAge’s top global advertisers and 80% of comScore’s top publishers. They’ve recently set their sights on...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, Q&A

Automate to innovate: Q&A with ATS Automation’s Simon Drexler

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 28, 2021

ATS Automation is one of Waterloo’s most successful companies – that’s saying a lot for a community with a global reputation for tech.

In Canada’s largest robotics and automation cluster – yes, we have 90+ companies that fit the description – ATS is the undoubted giant. The company has more than 5000 employees around the world, serves a global market and had revenues of more than $1.4 billion in...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, automotive, talent, business, site selection, Q&A

Q&A: Tech giant EPAM joins the Waterloo tech ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 20, 2021

Waterloo Region is no stranger to major multinational companies. We have homegrown examples like BlackBerry, OpenText and ATS Automation. We have foreign companies with major local operations like Google, SAP and Oracle NetSuite.Now, we’re adding EPAM Systems to the fold.EPAM is a true giant. They have 41,000+ employees, operate in 35+ countries and had $2.7 billion in revenue in 2020. They work...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, Q&A

Building Robots: Q&A with Clearpath Robotics CEO Matt Rendall

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 18, 2021

Robotics is a complicated business.

You need to have visionary leaders who can identify a problem expensive enough to need robots and a solution affordable enough that it’s reasonable. You need top talent in two very different industries, technology and manufacturing. You need support: money and expertise.

There’s a reason why you don’t see robotics clusters popping up everywhere.

We know that...

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

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