If ever the University of Waterloo needed confirmation that it is one of the world’s great innovation universities, Forbes just delivered. At least 11 alumni and former students earned spots on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
In a recent report, CBRE has scored tech talent in 20 Canadian cities, including Waterloo. This report looks at labour market conditions, cost and quality of high-skilled tech workers, and cities were ranked according to their competitive advantages and appeal to tech-talent workers and tech employers.
When it comes to the balance of labour cost and quality, Waterloo is in a league of its own.
Waterloo-based FleetCarma, an award-winning clean-tech information and technology company, has announced that it will triple in size – hiring about 100 new employees – and relocate to Catalyst137, the world’s largest Internet-of-Things manufacturing hub