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International expansion in the age of remote work

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 9, 2022

In a new editorial for HR.com, Waterloo EDC President & CEO Tony LaMantia argued that – while much has changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – the principles of recruitment and business expansion have not.

The impetus for the article is that there’s an idea floating around that in a remote-first world there isn’t a reason to expand a tech company footprint into new communities and...

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Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

Come to Canada: International Expansion Services

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 2, 2022

International business expansion is what we do.

Since 2016, Waterloo EDC has helped companies invest more than $1 billion in our community, including helping foreign-owned businesses with local facilities expand and helping new entrants to the community make a soft landing. There’s a lot to love about expanding your company into Canada and, even though expansion comes with its share of hurdles,...

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Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

January Wrap-up: Cleantech, startups and sustainability

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 1, 2022

Waterloo kicked off 2022 with a bang. This month, our business ecosystem saw major funding announcements, earned research accolades and achieved international recognition for our cleantech and sustainability efforts.

Here are the top stories from January 2022:

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

Toronto-Waterloo a global leader in cleantech

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 24, 2022

A new report from Startup Genome has named the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor as one of the world’s top cleantech startup ecosystems, ranking 12th overall. This area was the top-ranking cleantech ecosystem in Canada and 6th in North America.

The report ranks 35 of the world’s top innovation ecosystems on six metrics: performance, funding, startup experience, knowledge, talent and focus.

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