AI & DATA ECONOMY

Sector Overview.

Mississauga is a growing hub for artificial intelligence (AI) and data centres in Ontario gaining the attention and investments from around the world. The city continues to be a location of choice for AI and Data Economy companies scaling-up their Canadian operations in areas such as AI and machine learning (ML), data analytics, cloud computing, IoT and cyber security.

As part of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga companies can benefit form a rich pool of talent and access to leading institutions, such as Vector Institute, Ryerson-DMZ, MaRS, Next AI and OneEleven.

2nd Largest ICT Cluster in North America

Mississauga is centrally located within the second largest technology cluster in North America, the Toronto-Waterloo Technology Corridor in Ontario.

Industry Size

Mississauga is home to over 60 leading AI & Data Economy companies employing over 4,000 employees and home to a cluster of diverse and multinational companies offering enterprise software solutions and services enabling digital transformation.

Highest Concentration of AI Start-ups

Mississauga, as part of the the Toronto Region is home to the highest concentration of AI Startups in the world. In the past year, there were more new tech jobs added in the Toronto Region than New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area combined.

Education

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is the top producing area of STEM graduates in all of Canada and is expanding many programs in applied artificial intelligence.

Access to Tech Talent Pool

Mississauga has access to the fastest growing technology talent pool in North America, the Toronto-Waterloo Technology Corridor in Ontario. The Toronto Region saw a 40% increase in software developers and data analysts in the past five years.

Growth

Mississauga continues to be the preferred location for leading companies such as Telus and Kenna that operate data analytics development centres. Mississauga also attracts hardware and software companies focused on Internet of Things (IoT).

Business Community.

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60+

Businesses

4,000+

Employees

Notable Companies.

Mississauga is a home to many leading AI & Data Economy businesses. These companies contribute to our growing sector and we’re proud that they call Mississauga home.

Latest News & Events.

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Resources & Tools.

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We assist companies like yours in the following areas:

We connect your business to companies to support your supply chains needs. We provide introductions to industry organizations and networking opportunities so your business can find clients that are looking for your products and services.

We support companies in their decision making by providing high-level to highly customized data related to market, infrastructure, talent, sector, and beyond.

Building a sustainable workforce for our businesses is critical to their success and to maintaining our Region’s global competitiveness. Our office leads from the front by connecting key stakeholders to discuss and advocate for solutions including the development of new programs and co-operative education opportunities to address workforce development challenges.

Are you announcing the opening of a new facility? Do you have an event that you would like to promote? Let us help you spread the word through our social media channels, website and more formal announcements

Do you have a problem you need help solving? We can help! Whether you are having trouble navigating the municipal building permit process or need to discuss transit-related items, our office is your one-stop shop to help resolve outstanding city-related or other matters.

We offer guidance and support related to relevant government funding and programs available to help businesses establish and grow.

We provide access and guidance to newcomer supports and resources to ensure employees and their families have everything they need to make Mississauga their home.

We provide real estate options for available sites, site tours, connections to realtors, and use verification to ensure sites meet the clients’ needs.

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Real Success Stories.

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All the right ingredients for success.

We are an open and diverse city that attracts and welcomes people from around the world to live, work, study, visit and play. Discover how our city has the assets your business needs to grow and succeed.