... and Toronto Global is built to help you get here! This is what we do! 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. We have helped numerous Indian businesses establish their footprint here in the region.
Your success is our business. Since 2017, our elite team of business advisors have helped over 200 international companies expand their businesses in Canada through a simple, yet highly effective framework. Our team can:
A recent report by Toronto Metropolitan University's Centre for Urban Research and Land Development revealed that Toronto and the surrounding municipalities had the fastest growth of any urban region in Canada or the U.S. in 2019; a boom fueled by immigration and access to talent. Clearly, the Toronto Region remains a hot spot for both national and global businesses. This dynamic and quickly growing region has a lot to boast about:
As Canada's economic engine, the Toronto Region has consistently outperformed all other international financial centres when it comes to providing a stable market for operations.
Our highly skilled, multicultural, and multilingual talent pool continues to be a major pull for international businesses looking to grow their teams.
With universal healthcare and competitive business costs, you can grow your business in the Toronto Region, for less than any comparable North American metro!
Within a 90-minute flight of New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington, our region connects you to every major North American business hub.
of the workforce has a post-secondary degree
Home to 40% of Canada's business headquarters
foreign born population
lower in approximate tax rate than U.S. average
through international trade agreements
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Certain Affinity is the largest independent video game developer in Austin and has a proven track
record of developing innovative, AAA action games, including original titles and the co-development of
games in franchise like, ‘Call of Duty' and ‘Halo.' The company established an office in Toronto as a
fully integrated extension of its Austin office to support AAA development of its games.
Uber announced plans to invest more than $200-million in Toronto over five years as it opens an
engineering office and expands its self-driving car centre. In 2017, the company also announced a new
research hub to focus on developing AI for driverless vehicles, representing Uber's first R&D operation
outside of the United States.
U.S. entertainment company CBS Television Studios will open a television and film production hub just
outside Toronto next year. The company says the hub will include six sound stages, production offices
and other support facilities. CBS says the 260,000 square-foot facility will be located in Mississauga
and is due to open in 2020.
General Motors is in the process of rapidly expanding its R&D presence in Canada. Maintaining its
Canadian headquarters and assembly plant in Oshawa since 1953, along with five other sites across the
province, GM has been a pillar of the Toronto Region's automotive sector and is making big investments
to advance our capabilities even further.
Expanding into a new global market is a complex, multifaceted process. A not-for-profit investment attraction
agency, Toronto Global will connect your business to local resources, industry support networks, and market
insight to ease your transition and set you up for success in your new location.
We're proud to have assisted in the transition of over 100 businesses across the following industry sectors
as they have laid foundations in the Toronto Region and experienced positive business growth:
Cognizant, a Fortune 500 company, is one of the world's leading technology and business services companies. Cognizant works with major companies in industries from healthcare to banking to help transform their business, operating and technology models for the digital era.
India-headquartered Servify is a consumer technology enterprise delivering ‘consumer happiness' across the post-sales lifecycle for products that touch consumers' everyday lives. Since 2015, Servify has been working seamlessly to build the world's most advanced self-learning customer service ecosystem.
DoorDash, a leading last-mile logistics platform, recently announced the launch of a new engineering site in Toronto with plans to hire at least 50 engineers across backend, front-end and mobile roles by the end of the year. DoorDash first launched in Canada in 2015 and has since grown its presence to serve over 150 communities and over 30,000 merchant partners. DoorDash currently has offices in 4 cities including Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary. The company plans to continue hiring for roles across all sides of the business and increase the company’s total Canadian corporate headcount to 200 by the end of 2021.
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Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, recently announced its Toronto office, its first office in Canada. Cloudflare’s office plans represent the company’s continued investment and growing presence in the region and will support its expanding customer-base. Cloudflare’s new Canada-based team and operations will grow brand awareness, support, and acquire customers, and recruit new talent.
Tech Mahindra (2018): This Indian-based digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering service and solutions company announced plans to develop a $100 million Centre of Excellence for AI and blockchain solutions.
HCL Technologies is a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. In March 2021, HCL announced the expansion of its Canadian operations with a new global delivery centre in the Toronto Region, employing 350 people in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector when it opens, eventually growing to 500 positions.
Wipro Limited is an leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, headquartered in Bengaluru, India, with over 190,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. In 2021, Wipro worked with the Toronto Pearson International Airport to provide frontline staff with wearable COVID Safety Alert devices to aid in physical distancing and contact tracing.
Amazon is an American multinational technology company which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. Amazon recently announced plans to hire 1,800 new corporate and technology employees at its Canadian offices in 2021, including its Vancouver and Toronto Tech Hubs.
Uber Technologies Inc. will double the size of its Toronto technical team by the end of the year. The San Francisco, California based ride-hailing and food delivery company will hire about 60 people in engineering, design, data science and product management roles.
Samsung (2018): Samsung is setting up an engineering office in Toronto, focusing on artificial intelligence. This allows the company to tap into the rich AI ecosphere and talent pool.
Cognizant (2018): recently opened a new 50,000 square-foot technology and services delivery centre in Mississauga, which will house training rooms, a digital lab, delivery centre, co-innovation space, and up to 600 employees.