Interested in Expanding Your Hardware Business to Canada?

The Toronto Region is home to world-leading talent and companies in semiconductor and hardware engineering and has a broad base of manufacturers, providing a rich environment for collaboration and partnership.

…And Toronto Global can help you get here!

We’re dedicated to delivering innovative solutions tailored to your specific business needs, to set the stage for your success in the business and financial capital of Canada.

How We Help International Businesses Setup in Canada

Your success is our business. Since 2017, our elite team of business advisors have helped over 100 international companies set up their businesses in Canada through a simple, yet highly effective framework. Our team can:

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Want to learn more about starting a business in Canada?

Deliver
tailored market information and industry business cases.
Connect
you to industry insiders for candid conversations on the ecosystem.
ADVISE
you on business grants and incentives applicable to your business.
FACILITATE
introductions to sector experts and all three levels of government.
PROVIDE
guidance on site selection.
CONDUCT
a full review on the talent and market opportunities for your business.

But sometimes, numbers speak louder than words:

C$377 billion

economy

64%

have a post-secondary degree

38%

Home to 38% of Canada's business headquarters

7 million

regional population

OVER 51%

foreign born population in the City of Toronto

Corporate tax rate

Lower

than most U.S. States

Access to

+1 BILLION CONSUMERS

through international trade agreements

WE'VE GOT HARDWARE POWER! EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS TO THE TORONTO REGION.

Be In Good Company:

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IBM

IBM's Canadian head office, located north of Toronto in the tech hub of Markham, York Region, hosts the company's largest team of software engineers outside the U.S., with more than 2,000 employees.

Qualcomm

Qualcomm has three offices in Canada, including two in Markham, York Region, with over 400 employees.

Intel

Intel recently set up a new engineering lab for graphics processing units (GPUs) in North York, just south of Markham, adding to its 400+ employees working on microprocessors and CPU-based IP.

AMD

AMD has deep roots in Markham, York Region, with a current workforce of more than 2,000. The team is uniquely specialized in Canada for its development of leading-edge semiconductors.

Veoneer

Swedish-based Veoneer is a worldwide leader in automotive technology with a major presence in Markham, York Region. Over 750 employees are based here.

SPOTLIGHT: THE HARDWARE CATALYST INITIATIVE

Canada’s only incubator of hardware and silicon-focused solutions, located in IBM Canada’s headquarters in Markham, York Region.

ventureLAB’s Hardware Catalyst Initiative is a 12 to 24-month program dedicated to supporting both silicon and hardware companies as they scale their companies to compete globally.

The Hardware Catalyst Initiative (HCI) is Canada’s first hardware and silicon-focused lab and incubator. This competitive program supports companies building foundational technologies that create transformative sectors like AI, quantum computing, 5G, IoT, UAV, virtual reality, and beyond. The HCI helps SMEs accelerate their time to market in a sector that normally incurs lengthy entry and scale times, enabling Canadian hardware and silicon companies to grow and scale locally, and compete globally.

State-of-the-art Hardware Lab

Prototype Testing

Product development support

Advisor matching

Market Development

Innovation Space

Best-in-class partners

Growth and fundraising

Professional development

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Interested in seeing how Toronto Global’s business expansion solutions have helped other international companies transition to the Toronto Region market? Check out Cerebras' Success Story:
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Toronto Global worked with Cerebras Systems, a computer systems company dedicated to accelerating deep learning, in its expansion to the Toronto Region. Drawn to the region's globally renowned and growing technology sector, Cerebras established an Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence in the Toronto Region, with plans to triple its engineering team in the coming year.

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