Waterloo EDC Blog

Five charts that illustrate Waterloo’s unique tech hub credentials

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 28, 2019

Home to Google’s Canadian engineering headquarters, major Square and SAP offices, well-known scale-ups like North and Faire, 1000+ startups and Canada’s three fastest-growing tech companies, it’s pretty clear that Waterloo is generating some pretty significant tech success.

How do we compare to other tech-heavy communities across Canada and the United States?

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Topics: technology, talent, R&D

eSentire is driving security innovation from its Waterloo HQ

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 21, 2019

While most software companies are focused on building “bigger walls” to protect mid-sized enterprises from cyber threats, eSentire stands out as a true innovator with a different approach.

As the creator of “managed detection and response” (a new category of cybersecurity), eSentire’s software-as-a-service is about detecting complex threats that technology alone can miss and preventing...


Topics: security, technology, talent

Four guides to help you navigate Waterloo's renowned talent pool

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 19, 2019

At Waterloo EDC, we recognize that access to talent is one of the greatest pain points for growing businesses. With three outstanding academic institutions in our community, Waterloo offers a dynamic, future-proof talent pipeline that can help your company address its talent needs.

To help you navigate this pipeline, we’ve created four resources that highlight Waterloo’s talent advantages...


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

News round-up: Seven exciting business and investment stories from October 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 1, 2019

Several exciting business developments emerged from Waterloo throughout the month of October as businesses announced new expansions, centres of innovation and accelerator programs.

Here are seven breaking business and investment stories from the last month:


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

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