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About the caisse

A financial cooperative with deep roots in the community, Caisse Desjardins des Technologies has 13,000 members. Each caisse member is also a co-owner of the caisse. Our team of 35 advisors, support agents and managers know the industry and can help members with their plans for the future.

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Learn more about our cooperative dedicated to tech professionals (in French only, PDF, 2.4 MB) - This link will open a new window.

Caisse Desjardins des Technologies was started by and for tech professionals to meet the needs of tech businesses, employees, self-employed workers, newcomers and students, and to benefit the tech industry by providing financial products and services and being active in the community.

We can help you achieve your personal and professional goals by:

  • Being the leading financial institution dedicated to tech employees in Canada
  • Acting as an agent for positive change in the industry
  • Providing personalized support at every stage of your life, from their studies until retirement
  • Helping key innovators get started
  • Providing several scholarship programs and prizes
  • Embracing industry-led governance
  • Centring our members

Key sectors

  • Information technology
  • Robotics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare technology


Caisse Desjardins des Technologies serves a market that's experiencing rapid expansion, likely to continue for years to come. It aims to be a driver of growth, expertise and cooperation among different stakeholders and to contribute to the individual and collective success of the tech community.


  • Encourage and support women in the tech field
  • Promote employability and young workers in tech

Resulting from the merger between Caisse d'économie Desjardins des employés en télécommunication and Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l'information, Caisse Desjardins des Technologies is the leading financial institution dedicated to tech employees in Canada.

It's a Desjardins group caisse that understands the tech sector and that guides its members at every life stage, from their studies until retirement.

A little bit of history...

May 17, 1937: Founding of the Telephone Workers Credit Union

January 1, 2004: Caisse d'économie Desjardins des employés du Groupe BCE (Bell, Téléglobe et Kebectel) merges with Caisse d'économie Nortel and Northern Credit Union. They become Caisse d'économie Desjardins des employés en Télécommunication.

January 1, 2017: Caisse des Technologies de l'information is created from the merger of the La Tuque and Shawinigan caisses and a Montreal branch to better serve its members and the industry.

January 1, 2023: Caisse d'économie Desjardins des employés en télécommunication merges with Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l'information to become Caisse Desjardins des Technologies. It represents all the workers and businesses in the tech sector, as well as their families and the founding members.