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Quantum Benchmark is at the leading edge of the quantum revolution

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 11, 2019
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre at the University of Waterloo (Credit: Institute for Quantum Computing)

Quantum Benchmark, a Waterloo startup launched in 2017, is getting ready to power the age of discovery about to be unleashed by quantum computers.

The company now employs 14 people and is part of Waterloo’s vibrant and growing cluster of quantum computing companies.

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Topics: quantum, technology, startup

Q&A: University of Waterloo expert talks corporate opportunities in applied AI

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 6, 2019

Artificial Intelligence has already permeated the world around us, with such profound implications for the economy and society it can be classified as a second digital revolution, as powerful as the first.

Unlike programming computers with a detailed set of instructions, much of today’s artificial intelligence (AI) uses “machine learning” techniques to enable the software to “learn” from the...

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence, Q&A

News round-up: Nine great Waterloo business and investment stories from May 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 3, 2019

There was a lot of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month, including new investment announcements, exciting new autotech research and a Governor General’s Award for one of Waterloo’s local business leaders.

Here are nine great business and investment stories:

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, automotive, artificial intelligence

Q&A: Insticator CEO Zack Dugow on why he expanded to Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 30, 2019

In 2018, spending on digital ads topped $100 billion. The continued convergence of adtech, fintech and martech will open up even bigger opportunities for innovators and disruptors. Insticator, one of the newest additions to Waterloo’s tech ecosystem, is leading the way and is well-positioned to take a significant piece of that very large digital ad pie.

Insticator is one of the most exciting...

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Topics: technology, Q&A

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