Diverse, innovative, and entrepreneurial are words used to describe the businesses and skilled labour force in Canada's Technology Triangle (Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge). From manufacturing at Toyota, to leading financial and insurance companies, and global high tech companies, such as Blackberry, Open Text, Christie Digital Systems, and D2L (formerly Desire2Learn), the region is one of the best places in the world to do business. In fact, the region was ranked first overall in FDI magazines Top 10 American Micro Cities of the Future (2011/2012).
Waterloo Region is located just 1 hour from Toronto and Canadas biggest international airport, 2 hours from Buffalo, and 3 hours from Detroit making it a strategic and convenient location for business.
Investment in the areas information technology sector has doubled over the last four years, and the presence of leading academic institutions, together with Communitech, an organization that helps tech companies start and grow, has resulted in the creation of more than 1,000 tech firms with several hundred start-ups emerging in the past few years. The dynamic start-up culture and support system draws top talent to the area, making the future look very bright.
Canada's Technology Triangle Inc (CTT) offers complimentary services to help companies and individuals looking to establish a presence in the region. CTT can provide introductions to community and business leaders and information, such as the availability of commercial and industrial sites, etc.