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.
There was tons of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month. That made choosing just 10 stories a challenge, but we did it anyway:
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...
Waterloo has become an epicentre for automotive technology. Our recent survey found that Waterloo now boasts 80+ AutoTech businesses, from global OEMs and suppliers to tech startups using artificial intelligence and nanotechnology to create new automotive products, and 20+ research and commercialization hubs.