Did You Know?

London’s digital creative sector - with over 300 companies employing more than 9,000 people - has been built on innovative local start-up ventures finding a niche market and growing into successful Canadian and global players like Autodata Solutions, Info-Tech Research Group and Big Blue Bubble.

Top Employers

200

Employees

Ibm Canada Ltd.
185

Employees

Digital Extremes
250

Employees

Autodata Solutions

Unique Assets

Technology companies in London specialize in interactive game development, manufacturing plant floor software, financial services, asset management, content management middleware and creative content.

Education, Research & Development

  • TechAlliance helps entrepreneurs with new technologies or fast-growing tech companies access resources and expertise through services such as business analysis, prototyping, market intelligence, and access to capital
  • OIART is the first school of it's kind in North America providing an education that prepares students for the audio industry
  • Western University has programs in Computer Science, including a minor in game development and Computer and Software Engineering
  • Fanshawe College has programs in Information Technology such as programming and networking, as well as Contemporary Media including digital media, games, 3D animation and web development
 
  •  The new Centre for Digital and Performing Arts (CDPA) with Fanshawe College is a 50,000 square-foot facility, located in the heart of downtown London, is equipped with modern labs, classrooms, and collaborative learning spaces for 400 students and staff. The centre is home to a number of Fanshawe's creative programs, such as 3D Animation and Character Design, Interactive Media Design and Production, Technical Costume Studies, and Theatre Arts.
  • LEDCFor those who want hands-on experience in production as well as the theoretical background necessary to critically analyze media, Western offers an Information and Media Studies program that teaches students the fundamentals that they will need to pursue a successful career in a media-related field.

Case Study
Bron Animation

Bron Studios Inc., a British Columbia film production company, opened a London office for its animation division in 2016. The new business helps diversify London's growing digital media sector that includes 300 tech businesses, with 40 in digital media. The London studio will help woo talent from across Ontario, as well as grow the industry locally. Click here to view the full case study.

Testimonial

There is a very strong network of entrepreneurs and technology start-ups here in London. There is a sense of community, a lifestyle and a pool of talent that doesn't exist anywhere else.Taylor Ablitt, Co-Founder and CEO, GoViral
Diply London Testimonial LEDC

London Tech Jobs

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Upcoming Events

  • TechAlliance Info Session
  • Rapid Prototyping: 3D Printing and Laser Cutting
  • Filmmaker Boot Camp

Industry News

  • 10 Questions With Stephanie Ciccarelli, Co-Founder Of Voices.com
  • I am London 150 campaign showcases immigrants' inspiring stories
  • My Singing Monsters gets animated series

Job Postings

Kre'Adiv House

July 23, 2017

Parts Canada Development Co.

July 19, 2017

Western University

July 17, 2017

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Brittany Medeiros

Manager, Business Development

519.661.4545 • 1.800.327.2428