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Waterloo #1 in North America for millennial workforce growth

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 5, 2021

Out of all small tech talent markets in North America, Waterloo’s millennial population is growing at the fastest rate.

CBRE recently released its 2021 “Scoring Tech Talent” report, with a feature on the importance of millennials – anyone between the ages of 23 and 38. Since 2014, Waterloo has seen a 26.3% increase in its millennial population, which reflects a successful, thriving tech...

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Topics: technology, talent, business

September Wrap-up: Waterloo gets global recognition

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2021

Waterloo made its mark on international and national stages in September.

This month, Waterloo excelled in reports from Startup Genome, the Globe and Mail and QS World University Rankings, while strategic partnerships elevated the tech and automotive ecosystem to new heights.

Here are the top stories from September 2021:

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

Q&A: NYC-based TripleLift makes a move into Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 27, 2021

In 2020, mere weeks before COVID-19 shut the world down, TripleLift landed an expansion in Waterloo.

A company that builds technology that makes advertising better for the open web, TripleLift has become a programmatic ad marketplace of buyers and sellers. They work with all 100 of AdAge’s top global advertisers and 80% of comScore’s top publishers. They’ve recently set their sights on...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, Q&A

North America’s top-ranked small tech talent markets

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 23, 2021

Every year, CBRE puts out its Scoring Tech Talent report and it’s nothing short of overwhelming. Nearly 150 pages of data, the report covers everything from tech workforce size and growth rate to talent density, costs and more. While there is an overall ranking, it combines two categories – large and small tech talent markets – making it hard to parse if you’re primarily concerned about...

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Topics: technology, talent, site selection

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