A North American fintech hub

The best financial and tech talent come together in Greater Montréal, making the city a premier destination for fintech businesses and experts.

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Industry sector data

110,000+
jobs in finance
3,000+
companies
1st
in Canada for green finance
160,000+
jobs in information and communications technologies (ICT)

Montréal is the place to be for foreign companies looking to join a dynamic financial industry focused on innovation.

With its innovative business community and exciting start-up scene, Greater Montréal is strongly positioned as a key player in North America’s fintech industry.

  1. US$2.7+ B in venture capital investment in Montréal between 2018 and 2020
  2. An impressive IT sector and cutting-edge expertise in artificial intelligence
  3. A huge pool of skilled workers and top-notch university graduates
  4. 28% cost advantage in software development over other large metropolitan areas in Canada and the United States
  5. Advantageous tax credits

They chose Montréal

Success story
Morgan Stanley
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" The universities provide us with the resources we need to maintain our growth. We can also attract international talent to Montréal. The more tech businesses there are in Montréal, the larger the talent pool. That, in turn, attracts even more people who contribute to the available expertise. ”

Alan Vesprini

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

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Mark Maclean

Senior Director, Americas & Asia-Pacific - Foreign Investments