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Markham Drives Innovation & Talent

Markham Drives Innovation and Talent!

  • Markham, Canada’s High Tech Capital is home to a robust technology and innovation ecosystem - supported by 1,500+ ICT companies that generate 37,000+ jobs
  • Markham’s high tech cluster is part of York Region’s 4,300 + ICT companies: highest technology sector concentration in Canada relative to population
  • Majority of Markham’s technology companies are mature, established entities (b2b driven for product development & services) – translates to critical employment growth power
  • Tech start-up community in Markham is unique - made up of entrepreneurs/ business organizations founded by experienced leaders with strong technical expertise to drive growth and success
  • Markham is York Region’s innovation hub and a key player in the Ontario’s Innovation Corridor
  • Our vital and dynamic innovation networks:
    • ventureLAB - Markham’s technology incubator supports tech startups to scale up. Operates IBM Innovation Space- Markham Convergence Centre, a 50,000 sf innovation hub, home to over 40 tech companies.
    • Yspace - York University’s community and innovation space located in downtown Markham supports tech entrepreneurs with programs and maker space for prototyping
  • Markham drives a highly skilled, diverse talent pool in the Ontario and Canada
  • Downtown Markham is future home of York University – develops local talent pool. In partnership with the City, local businesses, and Markham Seneca College, York U Campus in Markham to deliver unique experiential learning for graduates
  • Get to know Markham’s innovation partners:




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