As the tech industry continues to expand and communities all over the world compete for tech jobs outside Silicon Valley, many executives, investors and entrepreneurs are promoting warm climes like Austin and Miami as the next big tech hubs. But they are tiny tech communities compared with the new hub growing in the cool air along the shore of Lake Ontario.
Thanks to years of investment from local universities, government agencies and business leaders and Canada’s liberal immigration policies, Toronto is now the third-largest tech hub in North America. It is home to more tech workers than Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and Washington, D.C., trailing only New York and Silicon Valley, according to CBRE, a real estate company that tracks tech hiring.
As there is a growing business space in the country, there are numerous solution providers that are trying to create a difference. To provide them with the right market insights and helps businesses align with the right partner ecosystem, we’ve developed this special edition on Canadian technology solution providers. The companies listed in this special edition are selected by our team of researchers, CEOs, CTOs and the editorial panel. The companies listed below are some of the most innovative as well as cutting-edge solution providers who are creating a difference in the Canadian IT space.