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Waterloo on Site Selection Magazine’s list of top Canadian regions

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 25, 2019

In its newest ranking of Canada’s best locations, Site Selection Magazine highlights Ontario as the top province for FDI and names Waterloo as one of its Top 20 Canadian regions.

Why did Ontario top the list of provinces?

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

TD Bank's Waterloo innovation hub an 'incubator of ideas'

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 23, 2019

With a goal to transform itself into a “bank of the future,” TD has successfully integrated innovative thinking across its entire operation.

Waterloo became a vital part of that transformation in 2014, when TD Lab first opened its doors.

Back then, the concept of a “corporate innovation lab” was quite new. In just a few short years, corporate innovation has become increasingly critical for...

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Topics: technology, talent, financial services, business

Waterloo prominent on Canadian Business Growth 500 and Startup 50

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 19, 2019

Last week, one of Canada’s leading business publications released their annual lists of fastest-growing Canadian companies – more than two dozen companies located in Waterloo made an appearance.

Canadian Business releases two lists each year – Growth 500 and Startup 50. The former ranks companies by 5-year revenue growth percentage and the latter ranks companies by 2-year revenue growth...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, financial services, artificial intelligence, site selection

New cluster map explores Waterloo's quantum ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 17, 2019

Quantum technologies are the future and Waterloo has the complete theory-to-commercialization ecosystem needed to lead the coming quantum revolution.

Don’t believe us? Here’s what smartphone inventor, technology visionary, quantum evangelist and Waterloo resident Mike Lazaridis has said on the subject:

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Topics: quantum, technology, site selection

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