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Why should I expand my company to a new location?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 5, 2020

This is the first part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

Expanding requires significant planning, paperwork and, since you’ll be funding an entirely new operation, justification and risk. The process of finding a new location, identifying office space, building a team and maintaining...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, site selection

News roundup: Waterloo kicks off new decade with big headlines

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 4, 2020

Waterloo kicked off the new year and a new decade right with big business and investment news - from medical incubators opening their doors to major new funding for a local Internet-of-Things company. If January is any indication, 2020 is going to be a big year for Waterloo.

Here are six Waterloo business and investment stories from January:

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Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection

12 foreign expansion questions every business leader should ask

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 30, 2020

It isn’t every day that you take your business international.

While many business owners or founders have hard-earned experience with the core elements of building a successful business – hiring, finance, marketing, etc. – it’s hard to gain experience with expanding a business into a new country until you have to actually do it.

Where do you start? What questions should you ask? How should you...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, site selection

The eight best original stories from Waterloo EDC in 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 15, 2020

To give 2019 the proper wrap party it deserves, Waterloo EDC chose to highlight some of the top news stories that came out of our business and technology community while also summing up Waterloo’s appearance in several prominent 2019 reports. These stories and accolades combine to build a case for business expansion in Waterloo.

While assembling these lists, we realized that it was also a very...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

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