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News roundup: Eight business and investment stories from November 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 2, 2019

Waterloo often has a lot to celebrate when “report season” comes around, but this month was particularly exciting. With newly published reports bolstering our post-secondary institutions, tech talent and local business ecosystem, November was a big month!

Here are eight business and investment stories from the last month:

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Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection

eSentire is driving security innovation from its Waterloo HQ

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 21, 2019

While most software companies are focused on building “bigger walls” to protect mid-sized enterprises from cyber threats, eSentire stands out as a true innovator with a different approach.

As the creator of “managed detection and response” (a new category of cybersecurity), eSentire’s software-as-a-service is about detecting complex threats that technology alone can miss and preventing...

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Topics: security, technology, talent

Four guides to help you navigate Waterloo's renowned talent pool

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 19, 2019

At Waterloo EDC, we recognize that access to talent is one of the greatest pain points for growing businesses. With three outstanding academic institutions in our community, Waterloo offers a dynamic, future-proof talent pipeline that can help your company address its talent needs.

To help you navigate this pipeline, we’ve created four resources that highlight Waterloo’s talent advantages across...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

Waterloo companies hold top three spots on Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 14, 2019

The Waterloo community can claim the three fastest-growing tech companies in Canada, according to a new ranking from Deloitte.

ApplyBoard, Intellijoint Surgical and Auvik Networks top the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list, which ranks companies by revenue-growth percentage over their last four years of operation. Each company had a revenue growth of more than 7,900% over that period, with...

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Topics: technology, startup, artificial intelligence

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