Waterloo EDC Blog

Enlighted keeps growing in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 16, 2022

Enlighted, a leading property technology company, just expanded their presence in Waterloo’s tech ecosystem and opened a new office – a calculated move to power the company’s development of cutting edge IoT and sustainability solutions.

We look forward to further tapping into the rich talent base in the Waterloo and Kitchener area to bolster our product innovation,” said Stefan Schwab, CEO of...


Topics: technology, R&D, expansion stories

Waterloo: A CBRE Profile

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 13, 2022

Waterloo is on a winning streak. For the second year in a row, our region was named the #1 small tech talent market in North America by CBRE. Earning this accolade once is an impressive achievement. Earning this accolade consecutively is nothing short of exceptional and requires further exploration.

So, what propelled Waterloo to the top of the tech talent podium once again?

To find out, we...


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

May Wrap-Up: Creative talent on the rise

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 1, 2022

Kicking the summer off right, this month we saw new tech funding rounds, growing partnerships with our higher education institutions and more.

Here are the top stories from May 2022:


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

Q&A: Waterloo EDC’s Maria Suarez on helping manufacturers grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 3, 2022

Waterloo has an excellent international reputation for tech. It’s well-earned.

However, it’s manufacturing that originally put us on the map and manufacturing still has the largest workforce in Waterloo. We’re leaders in robotics, automation and automotive – home to Canada’s largest automotive manufacturer, in fact – and even our tech community has joined in with innovative approaches to applying...


Topics: manufacturing, Q&A, R&D

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