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Waterloo Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
7th
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2
in Belgium
Regional Ranking
201st
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61
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
667th
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118
worldwide

top industries
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Software and Data
1 startups
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Social & Leisure
1 startups
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Ecommerce & Retail
1 startups

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Waterloo is ranked at number 667 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -118 spots since 2020. Waterloo also ranks at number 7 in Belgium, and 201 in Western Europe.

Waterloo is an ideal place to locate for Software and Data, Social & Leisure and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in Waterloo, there is a sample of 1 Software and Data startups in Waterloo, 1 Social & Leisure startups in Waterloo, and 1 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Waterloo, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 4 startups in Waterloo, no accelerators in Waterloo, no coworking spaces in Waterloo, 1 organizations in Waterloo and no leaders in Waterloo.

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BraceAbility is a leading online retailer of braces and supports such as knee braces, ankle braces, back braces, wrist braces, and wrist supports.  Read more
DarwinAI is a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence startup based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Our technology, stemming from years of scholarship by our academic team from the University of Waterloo, uses ‘AI to build AI’ in order to: 1.) dramatically reduce the size of deep neural networks while maintaining functional accuracy and reducing inference time; 2.) facilitate ‘explainable’ deep learning: the ability to understand why a network makes the decisions it does. Our academic team have won numerous awards, including best workshop papers at the prestigious NIPS conference in 2016 and 2017. We have also published numerous scholastic and empirical papers to validate our optimization claims, which you can find. Read more
Gifts Utopia is a new free service that allows you to build a detailed interest profile on all of the important people in your life and find them the perfect gifts for any occasion. Simply enter their important dates, answer a few personality/interest questions, and receive email notifications in time to buy a gift along with tailored suggests that match your recipients unique interests. Our service is the answer for anyone without the time to sift through website after website or go to a store to find a gift every time someone needs remembering. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Belgium Ranked by StartupBlink

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72nd
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8
6.502
1.13
2.07
3.31
2nd
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158th
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5
3.524
0.45
0.37
2.71
3rd
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237th
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80
1.497
0.21
0.14
1.15
4th
0
311th
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115
0.866
0.10
0.10
0.67
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2
390th
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292
0.572
0.07
0.07
0.44
6th
0
543rd
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91
0.319
0.04
0.04
0.24
7th
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2
667th
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118
0.227
0.02
0.03
0.17
8th
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1
701st
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151
0.212
0.02
0.03
0.16
9th
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1
847th
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3
0.160
0.01
0.02
0.12
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