Waterloo EDC Blog

New report calls Waterloo tech talent quality and cost “exceptional”

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 17, 2018

In a recent report, CBRE has scored tech talent in 20 Canadian cities, including Waterloo. This report looks at labour market conditions, cost and quality of high-skilled tech workers, and cities were ranked according to their competitive advantages and appeal to tech-talent workers and tech employers.

When it comes to the balance of labour cost and quality, Waterloo is in a league of its own.


Topics: technology, talent

FleetCarma announces new plan to triple its size in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 14, 2018

Waterloo-based FleetCarma, an award-winning clean-tech information and technology company, has announced that it will triple in size – hiring about 100 new employees – and relocate to Catalyst137, the world’s largest Internet-of-Things manufacturing hub


Topics: technology, startup, talent

Three lessons from TD Bank Group’s innovation lab in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 12, 2018

When Canada’s second-largest bank set about becoming a “bank of the future,” it began to integrate innovative thinking across its entire operation. In 2014, when TD Bank Group launched the TD Lab at Communitech, Waterloo became a vital part of that transformation.


Topics: technology, financial services, business

Waterloo is the best place in Canada to start a tech company

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 4, 2018

Want to start a tech company? According to UK-based business consultant Expert Market, you should move to Waterloo.


Topics: technology, startup

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