17th Aug 2016

Why Montreal is a great place to work in tech


Lightspeed Silicon Valley is the center of planet tech. But what about the other innovation hotbeds that gravitate around this shinning star? Did you know that Montréal is also one of the best global cities to work in tech? Expert Market analysts looked at the top cities in the global startup ecosystem as determined by Compass and scored them according to eight factors:

  • Time to start business
  • Seed funding
  • Startup output
  • Average salary
  • Cost of living
  • Average rent
  • Paid vacation
  • Average commute
According to this methodology, Montréal ranked 8th best global city to work in technology, 3rd for average rent price, 5th for cost of living and one of the best places on earth to start a tech business.    

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