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Nine big ways Waterloo has changed in the last 10 years

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 29, 2022

In case you missed it, over the last decade Waterloo has transformed into a hub for innovation, tech excellence and a place where industry giants – and future giants – come to thrive. From the creation of tech incubators to the re-emergence of Waterloo icons, this community has supported the growth and development of a robust tech ecosystem. We have compiled a list of nine developments from the...

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Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, site selection, R&D

Waterloo EDC can help your company grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 7, 2022

“You never walk past an old friend to greet a new one.”

That’s something Waterloo EDC’s President & CEO – Tony LaMantia – is fond of saying. In economic development, it’s a truism that helping local companies – and local subsidiaries of global multinationals – grow is a strategic imperative.

If you’re already here, you’ve already made a commitment to our community and it’s only right that we...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, R&D

February Wrap-up: A storm of tech success

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 1, 2022

February brought a storm of tech funding and cybersecurity success to Waterloo.

This month, a flurry of funding raises for companies like eSentire, DOZR and RideCo descended on our community, while exciting announcements regarding research and rapid growth in Waterloo made headlines.

Here are the top stories from February 2022:

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

Five charts that illustrate Waterloo’s unique tech hub credentials

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 17, 2022

Home to Google’s Canadian engineering headquarters, major Square and SAP offices, well-known scale-ups like ApplyBoard and Faire, hundreds of startups and some of Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies, it’s pretty clear that Waterloo is generating some pretty significant tech success.

How do we compare to other tech-heavy communities across the United States?

Waterloo EDC has explored the...

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Topics: technology, talent, R&D

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