The IT industry in the Canary Islands in one of the largest sectors. The Islands have a digital ecosystem with more than 1000 IT companies, more than 100 start-ups, more than 45 coworking spaces and 3 technology parks. Why is the IT industry so popular in the Canary Islands?
Due to its proximity to the West African coast, the Canary Islands are ideal for the development of technology as well as involvement in the technology revolution that is occurring in West African countries. Despite only being 60 miles from the African coast, the Canary Islands also have a perfect platform in order to play a key role in the European technology industry.