Ottawa is a thriving and internationally recognized global tech hub anchored by multinational giants, homegrown successes, and high-growth startups and scale-ups with top talent.
Canada’s capital city is a centre of business growth within the domestic and global economy, and an ideal location for innovation, entrepreneurship, business expansion and commercial success.
With a diverse regional economy, Ottawa’s rate of business growth eclipses many North American cities, and its unemployment rate continues to be one of the lowest in Canada.
Tech Headlines From Ottawa
- Ottawa’s Kanata North Launches Platform To Grow Local Tech Cluster
- Gigamon Expands Footprint with New R&D Location in Ottawa
- Shopify Sheds Ottawa Office Space Amid Planned Toronto Expansion
- AWS & BlackBerry Join Forces For New Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform
Ottawa’s Top 3 Employers
Through its proprietary e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems, Ottawa-headquatered Shopify offers online retailers a suite of services including payments, marketing, shipping and customer engagement tools.
A global leader in intelligent IP video surveillance products and solutions for businesses including retailers, banks, transit agencies and more.
Rewind is a service that protects the data that is driving your business, from a simple side hustle to a successful venture. Our focus is on backing up data that lives in the cloud – specifically in apps like Shopify, BigCommerce, and QuickBooks Online.
Invest Ottawa is the lead economic development agency for knowledge-based industries in Canada’s Capital, facilitating economic growth and job creation in the City of Ottawa.