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Students choose many of same top colleges

For instance, the top-ranked liberal-arts college in the U.S. News & World Report rankings – Williams College – ranked 21st in the Parchment rankings below Swarthmore (11th), Pomona (12th), and Bowdoin (13th). One university that cracks the top 10 in the Parchment rankings doesn’t even make it into the U.S. News rankings because it’s in Canada: the University of Waterloo in Ontario.

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Waterloo operates the largest co-op education program in the world, meaning almost half of its 30,000 students alternate between four-month periods on campus and in the workplace. Because of co-ops, Waterloo students are accustomed to toggling between long stretches in the classroom and the work world while constantly refining and reflecting on what they learned in both places.

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A Four-Step Program for Entrepreneurial Success

Sharing entrepreneur success stories can spark insight and inspiration for founders in the startup community.

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Entrepreneurs who are changing the world come in all shapes and sizes, but the key tenets of entrepreneurial success are surprisingly consistent across all entrepreneurs: focus, tenacity, ecosystem of support, rapid iteration, learning from failure and making informed choices.

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Waterloo firm Smarter Alloys’ technology makes smart materials even smarter

Any family with a child who has braces knows that frequent visits to the orthodontist for adjustments are part of the package.

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He returned to Waterloo Region last year, setting up shop in the Velocity Foundry in Kitchener before quickly outgrowing the space and moving to a facility on Bathurst Drive in Waterloo earlier this year.

The move back to the region — “a centre of excellence in manufacturing,” Kuntz said — is advantageous for several reasons.

For one thing, the company conducts some collaborative research and development projects with the University of Waterloo.

“Being close to those projects again was of paramount importance,” Kuntz said. “Being close to that talent is important as well.”

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Canadian company Miovision aims to help fix global gridlock

Miovision Technologies, which creates automated traffic-data gathering systems, finds that exporting a disruptive product requires a local touch

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Miovision’s technology can help planners design their traffic systems and become quicker to address those frustrating problems where one traffic light seems to take forever while another doesn’t let more than one or two cars make a left turn.

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Canada’s Technology Triangle (CTT) Recognized for Creative Excellence

In Partnership with eSolutionsGroup, CTT Inc. awarded Gold in 2015 MarCom Awards

 

CTT Inc. is proud to announce they have won a Gold Award and received an Honourable Mention in the 2015 MarCom Awards competition – an international creative awards competition for individuals and companies in the marketing and communications industry.  

 

One of the largest competitions of its kind, the MarCom Awards recognize professionals involved in the conceptualization, writing, and design of marketing and communication materials and programs

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“The creative talent of both our digital marketing partner, eSolutionsGroup, and our Marketing Communications Manager, Janet Grondin, has led to this recognition, and provided CTT Inc. with innovative, award winning promotional tools”, said John Jung, CEO, Canada’s Technology Triangle Inc.

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Canada’s Technology Triangle (CTT) Recognized for Creative Excellence

In Partnership with eSolutionsGroup, CTT Inc. awarded Gold in 2015 MarCom Awards

 

CTT Inc. is proud to announce they have won a Gold Award and received an Honourable Mention in the 2015 MarCom Awards competition – an international creative awards competition for individuals and companies in the marketing and communications industry.  

 

One of the largest competitions of its kind, the MarCom Awards recognize professionals involved in the conceptualization, writing, and design of marketing and communication materials and programs

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“The creative talent of both our digital marketing partner, eSolutionsGroup, and our Marketing Communications Manager, Janet Grondin, has led to this recognition, and provided CTT Inc. with innovative, award winning promotional tools”, said John Jung, CEO, Canada’s Technology Triangle Inc.

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Waterloo-based Voltera first Canadian team to win international James Dyson Award | BetaKit

Voltera was recognized for its Voltera V-One project, a custom circuit board printer that only takes a few minutes to turn a design file into a prototype

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“The Voltera V-One team is made up of four impressive young graduates. Their solution makes prototyping electronics easier and more accessible—particularly to students and small businesses,” said Dyson. “But it also has the potential to inspire many more budding engineers, something I am very passionate about indeed.”