about Toronto


Toronto now boasts the highest concentration of AI startups in the world and has added more new tech jobs in the past year than New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area combined.

Toronto’s startup ecosystem is the largest in Canada and ranks in the top 20 most active startup scenes in the world

Compass Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking

Ranked among the top three cities in which Venture Capitalists and Angels are most interested in investing 

Angel List

  1. The strength of Toronto’s startup ecosystem is fueled by the city’s highly-educated and globally-connected talent pool and a unique set of support programs that foster innovation and collaboration.

  2. Toronto is a diverse cluster of business incubators and accelerators that offer a range of services and strategic partnerships to support sectors from technology and biotechnology to food manufacturing, fashion design and music. These organizations have contributed to growing some of the most cutting-edge startups in North America.

  3. 51% of Toronto’s residents were born outside Canada and over 150 languages and dialects are spoken here

  4. Eighth most popular destination for global talent – ahead of San Francisco, Tokyo, Munich and Copenhagen 

  5. Toronto is a marquee destination for global talent, making it a prime place to do business.

  6. Diversity truly is Toronto’s strength, making the city a dynamic, progressive and welcoming place to work and live. Harness the global marketplace by doing business in Toronto.