• 18
  • November

Which Waterloo Region companies made the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 500?

Note: this post has been updated with more info since initial publication It’s a big day in the North American tech company landscape, with the publication of the 2020 edition of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. No doubt there will be lots of press releases and blog posts flying around today, so what’s one more? I thought I’d dive into the […]

  • 17
  • April

Crommunity Podcast | Episode 2019-03 | Heather Galt

“Canadians in general need to feel like they can be successful at scale. I think we need to have some courage. We also need to recognize our value, and that I think is where sustainable scale will come from.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Kitchener wasn’t the only big thing happening in Waterloo Region on Tuesday; as most people were heading […]

  • 05
  • February

Growing Pains

While the region’s companies scale pretty much as expected up to a point – about 100 to 150 employees – they appear to run into a real problem crossing particular thresholds: at roughly the 200-, 250-, 500-, and 1000-employee marks. In preparing the Waterloo Region Technology Marketing Spotlight, I gathered a great deal of data. In crunching that data, I’ve come to suspect that Waterloo […]