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The world of finance is changing. The global industry is being reshaped by an unprecedented wave of regulatory reform, consolidation and technological changes. Investors are looking for a place with stable economic and political environments, a strong innovative ecosystem with a steady supply of unmatched talent to support their businesses. They will find that and more in Ontario.


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FINANCIAL SERVICES BY THE NUMBERS
For unparalleled opportunities in financial services
Ontario should be your 1st choice 
Why? Here's why
Let's do the math...

Ontario = Strength and Stability
One of the world's largest global financial centres 
Home to 12,000 financial firms
$60 billion sector GDP
3rd largest stock exchange in North America
One of the world's top 3 soundest banking systems 
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Ontario = Sophistication and Talent 
360,000 financial professionals 
67% of Canada's fintech workers
43,000 post-secondary business graduates annually
2nd largest chartered financial analyst society in the world
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Ontario = Research and Innovation
One of the largest start-up ecosystems in the world
Who's here?
Fintech innovation hubs
MaRS 
Communitech
DMZ  
OneEleven
Half of the Canadian Technology Fast 50
8 of the Top 10 Canadian tech start-ups
World leaders in mobile payments 
2nd largest IT cluster in North America
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Ontario = Diversity and Collaboration
14 million people
Half born outside Canada
200 diverse cultures 
A highly collaborative business environment

It all adds up to Ontario

InvestinOntario.com/financial-services
Footage courtesy of Communitech, DMZ, MaRS, Tourism Toronto, Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation
 

December 8, 2016

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