Why Waterloo Region?
Waterloo Region innovators have built technologies that have shaped the world we live in: from satellite communications, to smartphones, to search technology. The Toronto-Waterloo Corridor is home to one of the most diverse and skilled populations on the planet, driving world-leading research in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, theoretical physics, medical and life sciences.
Just an hour’s drive from Toronto, Waterloo Region has an ecosystem that’s like no other. With top-notch universities and research institutes and a highly collaborative culture, our startup scene is one of the fastest-growing ecosystems in the world. The Toronto-Waterloo Corridor is home to 15,000 tech companies, 200,000 tech workers and 5,200 startups. Communitech supports the ecosystem by helping startups hire talent, get in front of customers, raise capital and build relationships.
True North Waterloo is your chance to experience the unmatched diversity, curiosity and hustle of this globally-ranked tech community. Whether you’re heads-down building tech, or curious to see where the world is heading, we look forward to seeing you in May.