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Ontario's Tech Sector

Feb 01, 2021

Deloitte recently released its 12th annual Tech Trends report. It provides insights into how organizations are using technology to thrive in the face of change due to the current pandemic.

Amidst challenging times, Ontario’s tech sector continues to show strength. With over 300,000 tech workers and 23,000 firms with three of the largest start-up ecosystems in the world in Toronto, Waterloo and Ottawa, the Province of Ontario is North America’s second largest IT cluster, after California. Ottawa alone reported to have the highest concentration of technology talent in North America as mentioned in the Invest in Ontario article.

Without question, COVID-19 has impacted all the businesses within the tech sector, yet they continue to show resiliency. This February, the World Trade Centre Toronto, in partnership with the Ottawa Board of Trade and Invest Ottawa, will launch the Virtual Trade Accelerator Program for tech companies to support their international expansion. TAP is an award-winning, innovative program, designed to accelerate the strategic development of Canadian businesses for expansion into international markets.