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5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Stockholm

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 26, 2020

Waterloo is a special place for tech.

Our ecosystem’s tech credentials – especially in talent, business costs and research productivity – place us among North America’s most dynamic hubs and we can prove it. According to CBRE, we’re the top emerging tech talent market in North America and home to Canada’s highest-quality tech talent. According to Deloitte, the fastest-growing tech companies in...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, site selection

Canada and the UK strike post-Brexit deal

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 25, 2020

Canada and the United Kingdom have reached an interim trade deal that will extend free trade between the two countries once the UK leaves the European Union. The deal was announced by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday, November 21. Negotiations for a permanent free trade agreement will continue in 2021.

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, site selection

5 Charts: Waterloo vs. America's top emerging tech hubs

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 17, 2020

Waterloo is at the top of a lot of rankings in Canada. For example, we’re home to Canada’s #1-ranked computer science, engineering and mathematics school, three fastest-growing tech companies and highest quality tech workforce. In the Canadian context, we shine.

This got us wondering – how do our Canadian tech credentials hold up against America’s top emerging tech markets?

To answer this, we...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, site selection

5 Charts: Waterloo vs. Berlin

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 10, 2020

Waterloo is a special place for tech.

Our ecosystem’s tech credentials – especially in talent, business costs and research productivity – place us among North America’s most dynamic hubs and we can prove it. We recently published data-driven comparisons between Waterloo’s tech ecosystem and up-and-coming US tech markets like Austin, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, Columbus, Detroit and Phoenix....

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, site selection

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