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    #1 City
    in Innovation, Technology Readiness and Software Development
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    BA is home to 57%
    of Argentina's IT firms
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    +36,000 jobs
    in IT in BA

Why come to BA and Go Tech?

  • Major fiscal and financial incentives.
  • Global companies located in BA include Google, Huawei, Microsoft, Facebook, Samsung, Nec, HP, IBM, and GE.
  • Local companies located in BA include Mercadolibre, Globant, OLX, and Despegar.
  • IT services exports are expected to grow close to 19% next year.
  • Argentina ranks #1 in terms of Internet broadband quality in Latin America.
  • The sector's sales increased 36% in the last year.
  • Third largest nanotechnology sector in Latin America, only after Brazil and Mexico.
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    17%
    of Argentina’s population has a university degree
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    BA will be home to Argentina’s
    first school on nanotechnology by 2017
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    +24 university programs in IT and +36.000 jobs in BA

Education

  • National statistics: There are 760,000 students in all three education levels (283,000 in primary level); 17% of Argentina’s population has a university degree.
  • City of knowledge: There are 39 universitary institutions in BA; 34% of population has college or higher degree.
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    #1 City
    in Software Development and Multimedia Design in Latin America
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    +81,000 professionals
    employed in software industry
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    #1 City
    in Internet broadband quality in Latin America

Software Development

  • FDI destination: 26% Argentina's FDI is destined to software and IT services.
  • Regional leader: #1 City in Software Development and Multimedia Design in Latin America.
  • Valuable human capital: #1 City in Intellectual Capital & Innovation in Latin America.
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    +20%
    of foreign income comes from sales of IT products and services
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    Employment has expanded +30%
    since 2008
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    USD 625 million
    in IT exports in the first half of 2016

IT Consulting Services

  • National and regional R&D hub: BA concentrates the largest R&D activity in the country, being a R&D referent in Latin America.

Useful Facts

IT hub:

  • BA hosts 57% of Argentina's IT firms, creating a national scientific and technological hub.

Consistent talent and results:

  • +24 IT careers and +63,932 jobs, showing a persistent growth of employment, sales, and exports.

Local ecosystem:

  • +230 companies in BA’s Technology District.

FDI destination:

  • 26% Argentina's FDI is destined to software and IT services.

Bet on the future:

  • There are several government incubators for Technology Entrepreneurs.

Technology District:

  • Companies located in the Technology District receive tax exemptions and other incentives to foster growth. To learn more about these benefits please Contact Us or visit this external link