Working on a startup is an admirable goal because it takes months, often years, to get rewarded for your hard work. But sometimes, you can run into a golden egg, as was what happened to Marcos Cortes, the co-founder, and chief tech officer at Faire. The golden egg, in this case, was the lockdown following … Continue reading Pandemic brings 3x growth to Kitchener Waterloo startup Faire
Communitech, an organization that supports the entire “Community of Tech” in Waterloo, placed 9 billboards across Silicon Valley to invite US based tech employees to relocate to Canada for IT work. Communitech spent $100k on the billboards and promises tech talent that comes to Canada from US that they will provide them with health insurance, … Continue reading Communitech Lures USA Based Tech Workers to Work in Waterloo Canada
Google has announced last week that it will be adding three times more employees than they have now in Toronto, Montreal and Waterloo – Kitchener, Ontario. Google hopes to get the hires in within the next few years. Each location will get a new office. Kitchener is expected to have the largest number of employees … Continue reading Google to Hire Up To 5,000 Employees in Canada
Update: We have recently learned that both Amazon and Uber are hiring for AI tech jobs in Toronto such as AI Research Scientist (Self Driving), Computer Vision & Machine Learning Engineer/Research, and Data Scientist. Artificial intelligence took off like a wild fire in the last few years with Federal Government of Canada supporting the industry with … Continue reading 14 AI Companies Hiring Now in Toronto
Waterloo as you know is dubbed as Silicon Valley of the North. With over 1,200 new ventures for a population of around 600,000 is the region that has the highest startup density of any area globally. That is a good thing – but a lot of times Waterloo startup community is connected tightly with Toronto area … Continue reading Fly from Toronto to Waterloo in 18 minutes: Silicon Valley North United
The Startup Ecosystem Ranking report is out for another year and they have been some significant changes – London went up 3 places to #3, and Berlin went up 2 places to #7, and Beijing came in at #4. Things look good for Canada as well especially if you work and live in Vancouver or … Continue reading Vancouver and Toronto Ranked in Top 20 Startup Ecosystem around the World
We always want a great place to start our business. In deciding where to bring your business, you must define your priorities on several factors like operating and developer costs. Both, Toronto and Waterloo are considered very business friendly cities but which one is better? The question below was asked on Quora recently on where … Continue reading Toronto or Waterloo / Kitchener for tech startups?