Why the Canadian Tech Scene Doesn’t Work

This post is by Alex Danco from alexdanco.com

Toronto is not the next great startup scene. Neither is Waterloo, or Vancouver, or anywhere in Canada.  I’m sorry that I have to write this. I really am. I want it to work. But the growing chorus of aspirational claims that “Toronto’s tech ecosystem is growing faster than anywhere else in North America” or “The Toronto-Waterloo corridor is ‘the nice person’s Silicon Valley’” honestly do not portray an accurate picture of what we’ve built here.  To be clear: I am not saying there are no individual success stories of Canadian startups, or that there are… Read more Why the Canadian Tech Scene Doesn’t Work