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With thousands of firms, including an ever growing number of tech unicorns with valuations exceeding $1 billion, high-tech is thriving in Metro Vancouver. From fintech to quantum computing, from software-as-a-service to block chain, the regional high-tech cluster is supported by major research universities, tech incubators and accelerators, and a rapidly growing pool of talented workers. 

/ Global prominence
      in quantum computing applications in aerospace, bio-medicine, and manufacturing

/ National leader
      in applied and commercialized AI

/ One of the fastest-growing regions
      for tech talent in Canada

Regional Strengths

/ Software

/ Artificial Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality

/ Artificial Intelligence

Industry Snapshot

Invest Vancouver acknowledges that the region’s residents live, work, and learn on the shared territories of many Indigenous peoples, including 10 local First Nations: Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Squamish, Tsawwassen, and Tsleil-Waututh.

Invest Vancouver respects the diverse and distinct histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, which collectively enrich our lives and the region.