Waterloo EDC Blog

Four eye-opening facts about Wilfrid Laurier University

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 7, 2019

Wilfrid Laurier University (Laurier) is one of three outstanding post-secondary institutions located in Waterloo. Recognized for their exceptional business degree program and a wide range of experiential learning opportunities, Laurier plays a key role in filling Waterloo’s talent pipeline with a highly trained professional workforce.With over 19,000 students in nine faculties across four...


Topics: talent, quantum technology, wilfrid laurier

Waterloo-based ISARA is building a quantum-safe world

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 8, 2019

Founded in 2015 in Waterloo, ISARA Corporation is not only part of the region’s growing high-tech sector: it’s also the largest company of its kind worldwide.

ISARA develops quantum-safe security software that can be embedded into commercial products to secure data—now, and in the future. As such, it is leading a global collaborative effort to protect companies from the emerging quantum threat.



Topics: strategic location, quantum technology

News round-up: Seven business and investment stories from Sept 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2019

As the month of September restored motivation, routines, and productivity, a flurry of new lists and reports have highlighted the dynamism of Waterloo’s ecosystem and the benefits of expanding your company to our unique community.

Here are seven great business and investment stories from the last month:


Topics: artificial intelligence, industry news, quantum technology

New cluster map explores Waterloo's quantum ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 17, 2019

Quantum technologies are the future and Waterloo has the complete theory-to-commercialization ecosystem needed to lead the coming quantum revolution.

Don’t believe us? Here’s what smartphone inventor, technology visionary, quantum evangelist and Waterloo resident Mike Lazaridis has said on the subject:


Topics: ecosystem, quantum technology

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