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Four reasons TD Bank things Waterloo is a “rising tech superstar city”

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 8, 2019

In a new report from TD Bank Group’s economics office, the Waterloo community is classified as a “rising tech superstar city” that represents a model for jurisdictions intent on avoiding the regional economic and income disparity found in the United States.

The report is called “The Digital Divide Between Canadian Cities” and focuses primarily on whether the distribution of digital services...

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Topics: technology, talent

Five astounding facts about the University of Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 30, 2019

The University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) is the largest of our community’s three post-secondary institutions and has a well-deserved reputation for churning out some of the world’s most talented computer science and engineering graduates.

The New York Times has called it “one of the world’s top technology schools,” and The Wall Street Journal has noted that the “school’s graduates are the...

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Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence

Need marketers, business strategists and accountants? Come to Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 25, 2019

No matter what type of business you are in you need people who can market your product, build a sound business strategy and ensure that your financials are good.

Known as a leading tech hub, it may surprise you to learn that Waterloo has the business and finance workforce and talent pipeline to keep your business running smoothly.

With three renowned post-secondary institutions – each with a...

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Topics: talent, financial services, business

Why Waterloo is giving big tech hubs competition

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 23, 2019

A couple of months ago, investment advisor Conor Sen wrote a fascinating piece for Bloomberg called “The Year That Big Tech Hubs Got Some Competition” about the “confluence of forces” that have led to “secondary cities” like Columbus and Pittsburgh showing undeniable momentum in the tech industry.

In this case, the term secondary cities isn’t a slight of any sort – these communities simply...

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

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