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Toronto-Waterloo Corridor jumps up Startup Genome Fintech rankings

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 29, 2022

The newest Startup Genome report has recognized the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor as the #7-ranked Global Fintech Ecosystem. This is a substantial jump from our 13th-place finish in 2020.

The report notes that Toronto-Waterloo’s improved funding scores have helped drive this higher ranking, but our top talent, significant technology workforce – more than 300,000 workers – and excellent universities...

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Topics: technology, talent, fintech

Waterloo: A CBRE Profile

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 13, 2022

Waterloo is on a winning streak. For the second year in a row, our region was named the #1 small tech talent market in North America by CBRE. Earning this accolade once is an impressive achievement. Earning this accolade consecutively is nothing short of exceptional and requires further exploration.

So, what propelled Waterloo to the top of the tech talent podium once again?

To find out, we...

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Topics: technology, talent, R&D

July Wrap-Up: Why Waterloo?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 2, 2022

This month’s top news stories really highlight why so many companies choose Waterloo for their expansions, with global rankings and manufacturing achievements contributing to major milestones.

Here are the top stories from July 2022:

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Topics: technology, talent, industry news

Waterloo: A Pioneer in Cybersecurity Innovation

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 25, 2022

Cybersecurity is at the core of Waterloo’s innovation ecosystem. Our robust cybersecurity cluster is built on a foundation laid by BlackBerry – a company founded in Waterloo – and the University of Waterloo, supported by internationally renowned experts and numerous cybersecurity-related R&D hubs.

The University of Waterloo itself has a longstanding reputation for security innovation, including...

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Topics: security, technology

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