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Tech in the Toronto Region.

Toronto Region’s tech scene is one of the largest in North America. Our high-quality talent pool, multicultural community, high quality of life and limitless opportunity for growth are just some of the things our tech companies have access to.

Why Toronto Region is right for you:

  • The Toronto Region has been named the second fastest growing tech centre in North America by CBRE
  • The Toronto Region’s tech industry is powered by over 285,000 skilled workers making it one of the largest tech hubs in the world
  • Toronto Region presents a significant cost savings of 20 to 50 percent when compared to U.S. metropolitan regions
  • Industry giants such as IBM, Alphabet (Google), HP, Cisco, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and Meta choose Toronto Region
  • Over 16,000 students graduated from a STEM degree program in the Toronto Region during the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Over 190 languages spoken – including Mandarin, Hindi, Punjabi, Cantonese, Spanish, Urdu, Tagalog, Italian, Tamil, and Arabic.

Key subsectors:

      • Artificial Intelligence
      • Cybersecurity
      • Digital Media & Gaming
      • Hardware
      • Cleantech
      • And many more!

Number of Tech Workers
Source: CBRE Scoring Tech Talent Report 2023

Third largest tech talent pool

The Toronto Region’s tech industry is powered by over 285,000 skilled workers making it one of the largest tech hubs in the world. We are the third largest pool of tech workers in North America after San Francisco Bay Area and New York Metro.

Success story


USEReady, a New York-based strategic data and analytics company, expanded its operations to the Toronto Region.

The company announced a $50M investment into an office located in Mississauga. The motive behind USEReady’s investment was the Toronto Region’s attractive world-class universities and availability to tech talent.

Major Recent investments in the Toronto Region:


Rogers Cybersecurity Catalyst

One of Canada’s largest postsecondary institutions, Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), has developed a national centre for training, innovation and collaboration for cybersecurity located in Brampton.

The Rogers Cybersecurity Catalyst supports individuals and organizations in supporting opportunities and tackling challenges in cybersecurity. Notable programs include Cyber Talent Acquisition, Corporate Training, a cybersecurity training program, and a Cyber Accelerator for cybersecurity-focused companies.

Learn more about USEReady, check out our blog here.

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