Due to a concentration of capital-intensive companies, high-deal velocity, large deal size, foreign investments and individual wealth, Calgary is an attractive market for firms in the financial services sector. The strength of the sector has been a catalyst for the growth of fintech firms in the city with expertise in blockchain, cryptocurrency, insurtech, paytech, capital markets and investments, personal finance, and tech and software.

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Investing in digital transformation

With a growth projection of 11% year-over-year, Financial Services’ digital transformation (DX) spend is projected to be $1.5 billion in Alberta by 2024. See how financial services is leading digital transformation on our DX spend dashboard.

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Calgary is an opportunity-rich city.

Our interactive investment map highlights the foreign direct investment (FDI) that has taken place in the Calgary area over the past 6 years.

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Fintech firms are disrupting our traditional industries such as energy, transportation and agribusiness, as well as the financial services sector. 40+ Fintech companies, 28 co-working spaces, and 12 incubators and accelerators are supporting the growth in Calgary. Scroll down to see what firsts Calgary has claimed in the fintech sector thanks to the disruptive and innovative nature of our city.


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Chelsea Hallick

Business Development, Enterprise Technology

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