Fintech: Upgrade announces new Montréal Development Center

Upgrade, Inc., a San Francisco-based fintech company, plans to open a new development center in Montréal.

The company is planning to hire 75 more engineers in the next two years to join the 25 existing team members. Upgrade is collaborating with Montréal-based design firm ACDF to customize its 14,000-square-foot downtown office space.

Montréal has several assets for attracting high value-added businesses while helping position the region as a key player in financial technologies:

  • highest concentration of high-tech jobs in Canada and stands out for its sizeable and thriving financial sector;
  • great talent pool with top-notch expertise in diverse technology fields including big data, artificial intelligence and blockchain;
  • expertise in research and development to boost innovation;
  • an exceptional quality of life.
Montréal International

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