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Check out our world-class applied artificial intelligence ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 7, 2019

Waterloo is quickly becoming one of North America’s hotspots for applied artificial intelligence. Our recent survey found that our community now boasts 95+ AI businesses, from global giants like Google and SAP to startups launching products that bring artificial intelligence to advanced manufacturing, automotive technology, robotics, security and more.

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

Four reasons Waterloo was the best place for HockeyTech to score

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 30, 2019

When Stu Siegel, former CEO/Owner of the NHL’s Florida Panthers, realized they were not using tech or analytics to improve the way the hockey team was playing, he began digitizing and data-basing player data, sowing the seeds of what would later become HockeyTech.

After acquiring other tech companies working in hockey analytics, Siegel began looking for a single space to house his growing staff...

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Topics: technology, talent, business

Five Waterloo companies on list of high-potential Canadian tech firms

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 22, 2019

A new report from the University of Toronto’s Impact Centre identifies five Waterloo companies that hold the potential to explode onto the world stage, including the possibility of becoming Canada’s newest “unicorn.”

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Topics: technology, talent

Waterloo tech companies have “huge advantage” recruiting global talent

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 8, 2019

A two-year pilot program called Global Talent Stream helps fast-growing Canada-based tech companies hire people from other countries quickly and easily – a permanent resident visa and work permit can be approved in as little as two weeks.

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Topics: technology, talent

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