6 Tech Companies Bringing New Jobs and Offices to Calgary

Calgary Economic Development has been pushing our city as a sound bet for tech companies to set up shop. Here are some recent developments.

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In September 2022, this global consulting and IT services company announced a new commitment to bring 1,000 jobs to Calgary over the next two years and double its Canadian workforce to 8,000 by 2024.

1800, 401 9 Ave. S.W.,  infosys.com



The IT solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services was named in 2021 as a partner in the University of Calgary’s Quantum City quantum computing learning space. It established a Calgary office last summer and anticipates creating 1,000 jobs within five years, with a focus on hiring local talent.

2000, 411 1 St. S.E., mphasis.com



A global fintech firm that offers a unique AI-powered platform for order-to-cash operations, Sidetrade opened its North American headquarters in the Ampersand North tower in Calgary’s downtown last fall, with plans to invest $25 million here over the next three years.

140 4 Ave. S.W., sidetrade.com


IBM Client Innovation Centre

Open in February 2023, the IBM Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in the IBM Beltline office is the first of its kind in Western Canada. The purpose of a CIC is to help businesses with digital transformations and provide greater sustainability. The IBM CIC projects it will create 250 to 430 new jobs in the city in the next five years in the areas of AI, hybrid-cloud, 5G and security.

227 11 Ave. S.W., ibm.com


Garmin Canada Expansion

Last February, Garmin Canada announced a major expansion to its Cochrane campus. The company
creates cutting-edge GPS, fitness and outdoor technologies, and has a long history in the area: precursor Dynastream Innovations Inc. began as a Cochrane-based startup before being acquired by the multinational Garmin. The expansion is projected to create nearly 200 STEM jobs.

Unit 124, 30 Bow St., Cochrane, garmin.com/en-ca/


Applexus Technologies

The global company announced in February that it had chosen Calgary for its Canadian headquarters.
Applexus provides business consulting services to help manage the usage of SAP software. The move brings an investment of $3 million into downtown and a plan to create more than 100 jobs in the next five years.


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This article appears in the May 2023 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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