M&T Bank Unveils Buffalo Tech Hub, Designed to Create Over 1,000 Jobs, Accelerate Startup Growth and Attract Talent to the Region
"The Tech Hub will be a catalyst for our emerging tech ecosystem," said
Creating Jobs and Attracting Talent – M&T to Hire Over 1,000 Technologists
M&T announced plans to hire over 1,000 technologists over the next three to five years, as it expands its capabilities to rapidly develop, improve and deploy financial technology solutions. Towards this goal, the bank has already hired more than 400 experienced technology professionals and over 120 recent college graduates in STEM-related fields.
"The Tech Hub at Seneca One is transforming
Drawing Tech Firms to the Region, Sparking Buffalo-born Startups
The decision to locate the Tech Hub at the previously vacant tower set in motion a massive redevelopment effort led by
"The Tech Hub expands the resources available to local startups and creates added momentum for our city's tech ecosystem," said 43North President
Fostering Homegrown Talent through Universities, Community Partnerships, Apprenticeships
As it pushes ahead with its tech hiring plans, M&T has launched national recruitment efforts to attract diverse candidates to the bank. It has also built recruiting partnerships with regional universities and created its own talent development initiatives, such as the Technology Development Program and Z Development Program Mainframe Apprenticeship, to help recent college graduates and community members start their tech careers.
"In today's economy, the success of cities hinges on its talent. Working with companies like
Developing Skills in the Community –
Among the many highlights in the Tech Hub is a
The bank has engaged
Building a Modern Workforce Through Design
M&T invested nearly
For its Tech Hub workspaces, M&T will adhere to the return-to-offices plans it has set for the entire company, which is guided by a committee that has adopted agile principles and modern design techniques to ensure a safe and collaborative return. The company expects to implement a phased strategy to bringing its workforce into the Tech Hub.
"As a lifelong resident of Western New York who witnessed the industrial decline of my community,
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