We Built This — TextNow

TextNow, a phone replacement app cofounded by CEO Derek Ting, is the biggest Waterloo success you've never heard of. They're enjoying a ton of momentum, with seven million monthly active users and a new office in San Francisco, so We Built This was eager...

We Built This — DOZR

DOZR is one of those startup ideas that makes you wonder how no one has done this before. The idea, dreamed up by founder and CEO Kevin Forestell, is incredibly simple: an online marketplace that lets contractors rent equipment to each other. Forestell was...

We Built This: Unitron

I didn't think you could get excited about a hearing aid until I went to Unitron. Unitron is a global company, founded in Waterloo Region, that designs and manufactures some of the best hearing aids in the world, but they don't call them hearing aids. They...