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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...

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Topics: quantum, technology, business

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:

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Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, site selection

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:

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Topics: quantum, technology, site selection

Five astounding facts about the University of Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 30, 2019

The University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) is the largest of our community’s three post-secondary institutions and has a well-deserved reputation for churning out some of the world’s most talented computer science and engineering graduates.

The New York Times has called it “one of the world’s top technology schools,” and The Wall Street Journal has noted that the “school’s graduates are the...

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Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence

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