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Who is techNL?

The technology and innovation sector in Newfoundland and Labrador is a significant economic driver, where local technology companies contribute in excess of $1.6 billion to economy each year, employing almost 4,000 people in the province, with a customer base that spans the globe. As other industries begin to focus on digitalization, the cumulative economic impact of the technology and innovation sector is even greater, employing more than 8,700 people locally.

techNL helps its members create new possibilities through technology and innovation. Through the delivery of day-to-day programs and services, expanding business development opportunities, building capacity to support accelerated growth, and advocating on the issues that are most important to the sector, techNL is committed to working with members, industry and partners to help local technology companies scale-up and grow; create a talent pipeline to further fuel the growth of the sector; and work together with other industries as they move toward digitalization. The technology and innovation sector in Newfoundland and Labrador has a compelling story to tell – one of growth, innovation and incredible potential.



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Delivering powerful digital workflow applications designed for the Oil and Gas Industry, radient360 has established itself as a trusted partner in...

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Blueprint HR

Blueprint HR

Blueprint HR works with busy HR teams to move the strategic and transformational work off the corner of their desks and into the spotlight,...

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Xplorobot enables workers in industrial facilities to optimize operations by deploying autonomous robots with multimodal sensing and live Digital...

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TxtSquad is a SAAS startup company that helps businesses communicate professionally with customers over text messages. Born out of the home services...

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Mission Partner

techNL is pleased to announce Stewart McKelvey as the 2022-2023 Mission Partner.

As part of this partnership – developed with the goal of supporting tech participants to grow, develop and scale their businesses – Stewart McKelvey is offering techNL members exclusive access to complimentary legal advice from their experienced lawyers specializing in a number of areas relevant to businesses in the tech and innovation spaces.


As a techNL member, you can book your complimentary 20-minute session with a subject matter expert by contacting 709.570.8870 or by visiting them online.





News & Events

Innovation Week 2022 – Photo Recap

In the blink of an eye, Innovation Week 2022 has come and gone. Attendees left with valuable lessons on high growth and scaling, the state of talent, and youth networking, with the energizing week being capped off with a celebration of our members and the inspiring...

Innovation Week Keynote Speakers Announced!

📢 #IW2022 ANNOUNCEMENT 📢 techNL is pleased to announce that Jamie King, CEO, Verafin and Susan Black, CEO, The Conference Board of Canada will be joining us as expert keynote speakers during Innovation Week! You can find the full AGENDA here and you can still register...

A Look Back at NL’s First Career-Based Hackathon, TechFWD

This past Saturday, at 1:30PM NDT in The Landing at Memorial University, NL’s first career-focused hackathon concluded. Over the prior five days, 50 participants completed 9 projects focused on solving the problems of tech jobseekers, racking up over 800 hours of...

Business Training Sessions for High School Students

As part of techNL's High School Tech Immersion Program, students have been given the opportunity to attend a handful of Business Training Sessions over their internship, allowing them to explore the "non-technical" side of the industry. Industry experts from member...

Industry Awards 2022 – Applications Open

Applications for this years Industry Awards are now open!

Business Tech Solutions Program: Limited Call for Labrador Region

A Limited BTS Call is now open for businesses operating in Labrador

techNL Celebrates Advocacy in Action and Welcomes 2022 Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2022 - St. John’s, NL: Motivated by a year of incredible growth, member success stories, celebrated milestones and innovative initiatives, techNL is excited for what’s to come and pleased to officially announce its 2022 Board of...

Stewart McKelvey x techNL Mission Partnership

techNL is excited to announce a new Mission Partnership with Member Company, Stewart McKelveyAs part of this partnership, Stewart McKelvey is pleased to provide techNL members with exclusive access to complimentary legal advice from our experienced lawyers...

Advocacy In Action – techNL’s 2021 Highlights

Click the button below to see our full 2021 Infographic, containing highlights from 2021's momentous year in tech. The full Annual Report from 2021 can be found here.


April 4, 2022 - St. John’s, NL:  After much anticipation the techNL Board is thrilled to announce that Florian VillaumĂ© has been selected as the incoming CEO. The techNL Board Executive Search Committee, in partnership with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette,...

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