News archive - March 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Alumni tech firm Nulogy wins $3.4M in federal backing

A technology company founded by five Waterloo Engineering graduates has received $3.4 million in backing from the federal government to continue its growth.

Nulogy Corporation, which provides software and support for supply chain management, was one of six Toronto-based tech firms announced today for a total of $14.6 million in repayable investments by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Architecture alumni win award for lasting impact

Two architects who have compiled a long list of accomplishments since graduating from the University of Waterloo added to it this week with a prestigious award from a national organization.

Brigitte Shim and A. Howard Sutcliffe, who met at Waterloo and graduated together from the School of Architecture in 1983, were named the winners of the 2021 Gold Medal by the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC).

Monday, March 29, 2021

Student’s same-day delivery startup raises over $2M

A management engineering student’s company has raised $2.3 million in seed financing to help fuel its Ontario expansion.

Aaron Paul and Waterloo science alumnus Jaden Pereira co-founded TyltGO to connect couriers to retail clients that range from meal kit providers, florists and pharmacies.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Engineering teams sweep Concept $5K pitch finals

Teams from Waterloo Engineering swept the four winning spots at the Winter 2021 Concept $5K pitch competition held live, but virtually, this week.

Each of the teams – AquaSensing, Arbitrium, Scribenote and UWTensil – took home $5,000 after rising to the top of a field of more than 120 ideas submitted for the thrice-yearly event.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Dean Wells issues anti-hate, anti-racism statement

I have been greatly concerned over many months about the increasing levels of discrimination being shown to our Asian community during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was intensified last week after the tragic events unfolded in Atlanta. I want to clearly state that Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering has zero-tolerance for hate and racial intolerance of any kind.

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