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10 Largest Tech Companies in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 7, 2022

We talk about Waterloo’s booming tech talent community a lot. Our ecosystem, too. Oh, and our incredible, world-class tech university.

Here’s the deal: anyone can benefit from our incredible talent pipeline and prime location. You just have to come to Waterloo. We’ve attracted a lot of major companies because of those perks – sometimes it’s hard to keep track of them all. Where do we start?

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Topics: security, technology, ecosystem

Waterloo: A Pioneer in Cybersecurity Innovation

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 25, 2022

Cybersecurity is at the core of Waterloo’s innovation ecosystem. Our robust cybersecurity cluster is built on a foundation laid by BlackBerry – a company founded in Waterloo – and the University of Waterloo, supported by internationally renowned experts and numerous cybersecurity-related R&D hubs.

The University of Waterloo itself has a longstanding reputation for security innovation, including...

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Topics: security, technology

eSentire added to Waterloo billion dollar businesses

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 22, 2022

Waterloo has a new unicorn in town.

eSentire, the cybersecurity innovator, has announced a new $325 million financing deal that will give the company a $1.1 billion valuation.

The new funding comes as eSentire has surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue. The company’s platform is used by 1,200 organizations in more than 75 countries and they are a recognized leader in the managed...

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Topics: security, technology, expansion stories

Cybersecurity leader Arctic Wolf reaches $4.3 billion valuation

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 13, 2021

For the third time in the last month, a Waterloo-based unicorn tech company has announced a massive raise and valuation. Arctic Wolf, the cybersecurity innovator, has announced a $150 million Series F round that has raised its valuation to $4.3 billion.

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Topics: security, technology, expansion stories

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