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Startup city: The high-tech fever reshaping Kitchener-Waterloo

As BlackBerry fades to a shadow of its former self, a new generation of entrepreneurs is rising out of the Waterloo region

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theglobeandmail.com

But this isn’t a story about how Waterloo has been defined by BlackBerry. This is about a generation that grew up alongside BlackBerry and seeks to forge a new identity for the city. At the centre are an indispensable institution, the University of Waterloo, a bunch of young people starting companies, and a dedicated group of community leaders eager to support the region’s ambition to become a world-class technology centre.

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