Canadian Tech Talent Resources

Our Canadian Engineering Talent Program is a turnkey service for Icon portfolio companies to recruit and establish their operations in Canada while capturing significant cost savings. With recruiting services, office space, and facilitation of operational services including legal, tax, HR and accounting, we help our companies find, hire and retain the best talent.

Program Overview

As competition for software engineers, product managers, and web developers becomes increasingly fierce, founders need to think about team-building strategically and cost-effectively. Icon's Toronto-based Canadian Engineering Talent Program is a full turnkey solution that provides everything our portfolio companies need to set up and operate in Canada.

Hands-on, Customized Program

We work with hiring leaders to build a recruiting program that finds the right people, along with the infrastructure to help manage and retain the employees remotely.

Access to World-Class Engineering Talent

Canada is home to a highly skilled workforce with world renowned universities and engineering programs, and with immigration laws that are easier to navigate, Canada is an attractive option for technology companies seeking highly skilled workers from all over the world to fill positions.

Government Grants and Subsidies

We help our companies identify and pursue appropriate government grants and subsidies available to technology companies.


Our Toronto-based Talent Manager has an extensive track record of helping U.S. startups hire in Canada and around the world. With the experience and understanding of recruiting workflows in venture-backed startups, he helps with everything from recruiting, sourcing and to managing applicant tracking so our companies can find and hire the best talent.

  • 500

    Candidate Introductions
  • 10

    Portfolio Companies Supported