The Detroit Region is a rapidly growing tech hub 

In this emerging Industry 4.0 age, digital technology is at the heart of all business growth and innovation. From software development to data storage, the Detroit Region has the tech talent to power this next generation industry.

The world’s leading technology companies—Google, Amazon, LinkedIn, and Microsoft—are all expanding and investing in the Detroit Region. They recognize the value of the region’s tech infrastructure and talent pipeline, including 34 colleges and universities and the seventh best computer engineering program in the U.S.

The Detroit Region is one of the United States’ top locations for high-quality tech talent at the most affordable rate, with 30% lower labor costs compared to other top regions. Detroit is also the second fastest-growing U.S. metro in STEM workers and the ninth fastest region for technology job growth. And beyond the digital technology sector, the Detroit Region offers a robust workforce of tech talent across every industry—from agriculture to manufacturing to professional services.

Whether your company is a tech giant or a growing startup, the Detroit Region keeps your business on the forefront of progress.

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The Detroit Region has become a growing hub for software development, especially in regards to fintech and mobility technology. Our metro area is also the second fastest-growing region in STEM workers with the second largest concentration of engineering talent. 

2019 Digital Technology Facts

2,300

Businesses

Three Times Higher Than the U.S. Average

200,500

Tech Talent Pool

#1

In Tech Talent Affordability

50% Lower Cost than in San Francisco

6.5%

Software Development Growth

2015–2019

500,000+

Annual Graduates

Within a 5-Hour Drive

18

Tech Companies Ranked on the Inc. 5000

Resources and Data

Digital Technology Cluster Overview

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Digital Technology PDF Overview

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Digital Technology Interactive Story Map

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Key Companies

Amazon

CareTech Solutions

Cisco

Covisint

Danlaw

Google

HTC Global Services

IBM

LinkedIn

Microsoft

Oracle

Secure-24

Siemens

Stefanini

Syntel

Technosoft

Twitter

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Connie Loh

Connie Loh

Business Development Manager