Waterloo as a Startup Ecosystem

Waterloo has been dubbed a “David vs. Goliath” startup ecosystem by Silicon Valleuy research firm Compass, which released a comprehensive global report of startup hubs around the world.

“Its startup density is second only to Silicon Valley and a full 50% higher than its closest follower,” the report states.”[With a population of only half a million], how can it be so productive and effective at developing innovative technologies and startups?

Waterloo’s Communitech broke down the 70-page Compass report to extract key takeaways. Check them out in the video and infographic below.



Infographic: Communitech