Waterloo EDC Blog

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:


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...


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

5 charts that prove the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor is a top tech hub

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 17, 2022

Waterloo is an extraordinary place for business, technology and discovery. Our world-class institutions, tech credentials, entrepreneurial spirit, bold leaders and diverse workforce all combine to position us as an advantageous destination to land, expand and grow your business. We’ve told our story before.

One of Waterloo’s stand-out value propositions – one that often gets lost in our...


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

Canada is the fastest growing country in the G7

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 9, 2022

The newest data from Statistics Canada has confirmed that Canada remains the fastest-growing country in the G7. In fact, our population grew at almost twice the rate of other G7 countries.

In the spring of 2021, Canada’s agency for the collection of demographic, economic, social and cultural data completed a new census of the population – the first since 2016. As they roll out the results,...


Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

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