For Canada’s 150th birthday, we’re shining a spotlight on Vidyard, a B2B software company specializing in analytics that track how online video is viewed, and a uniquely Canadian success story.

After completing the Y Combinator program in Silicon Valley, CEO Michael Litt and co-founder Devon Galloway decided to bring the company back to Canada, setting up shop in Waterloo Region. Many of Litt’s advisors — some highly respected figures in the Valley — advised against the move. Now, Litt says the Canadian tech ecosystem the reason Vidyard is still around and succeeding.

Read more about Vidyard on Communitech News, including coverage of Trudeau’s Visit and the story of Vidyard’s road back to Waterloo Region.