Canada

TSX Trust Company Selects Katipult for Deal Management Platform

Katipult Technology Corp (TSXV: FUND), a Canada based Fintech software provider for capital markets, has been selected by TSX Trust Company, a subsidiary of TMX Group Limited (the parent company of the Toronto Stock Exchange), to provide its new digital deal management platform designed to automate… Read More

Cryptocurrency Payments Firm NetCents Technology Joins Visa Fintech Fast Track Program

NetCents Technology Inc (CSE:NC) (FSE:26N) has reportedly joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program in order to enhance its payments platform. NetCents is a digital currency payments technology firm that will now be offering a Visa payment card to customers in the US and Canada. Like… Read More

Fintech Masters Course, including Machine Learning, Offered by Smith School of Business at Queen’s University for Digital Transformation Specialists

The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University has introduced Canada‘s very first Fintech Masters course. According to the Smith School of Business, the course has been designed mainly for financial or tech professionals who are already working in the industry. The first Master of… Read More

Canadian Digital Asset Custodian Brane Announces Expansion Plans for the U.S.

Brane Inc., a digital asset custodian based in Canada, announced on Thursday its plans to expand into the U.S. The company reported that the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) revealed that federally chartered banks and thrifts in the U.S. may provide… Read More

Ontario Looks to Facilitate Securities Crowdfunding with Interim Order

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has announced that in light of the COVID-19 crisis and difficulties regarding small businesses accessing capital, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has made an interim local order that adopts the start-up crowdfunding regime currently in place in certain other Canadian… Read More

Canadian Fintech Pascal Financial Partners Agora Dealer Services to Develop Wealthtech Solution for Mutual Fund Dealers, Advisors

Agora Dealer Services, a digital technology-focused Carrying Dealer that specializes in supporting mutual fund dealers and independent financial advisors, and Pascal Financial, a Canadian Fintech firm with an integrated, AI-enhanced wealth management platform with active behavioral finance, announced on July 29, 2020 that they’re developing… Read More

IBM Canada Signs 7-Year Agreement With Celero For Hybrid Cloud & Data Center Modernization

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Celero, a solutions integrator, recently announced they have signed a 7-year agreement to modernize and transform Celero’s data center and data center network environments.  The duo reported that through this agreement, Celero will significantly advance the digital banking technologies, cloud services,… Read More

Flexiti Announces Buy Now Pay Later Agreement With Mobilia

Canada-based point-of-sale financing and payment tech provider Flexiti announced earlier this week that it has it signed a buy now pay later financing agreement with Canadian furniture retailer Mobilia. According to Flexiti, Mobile will launch its omni-channel 0% interesting financing solution. “With Flexiti’s buy now… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Royal Bank of Canada Shifts Apps Under Development at AI Reserach Unit, Borealis AI, to Private Cloud Platform

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), a multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada by market cap, has reportedly shifted applications under developments at its AI research division, Borealis AI, to a private cloud infrastructure. The high-performance cloud platform will be supported… Read More

Ontario Securities Commission Settles with Coinsquare Executives Regarding Inflated Trading Volumes: 90% of the reported trading volume had no economic substance

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has approved a settlement agreement with Coinsquare Ltd., a top crypto exchange based in Canada. According to the OSC, Coinsquare executives  Cole Diamond, Virgile Rostand and Felix Mazer have settled allegations of market manipulation on the Coinsquare platform that mislead… Read More

Canadian Fintech Firms Pascal Financial, Fortuna AI Labs are Offering Special Incentives to Advisors during COVID-19

Several Fintech companies have been offering discounts or even free of cost services during COVID-19. These service providers aim to assist businesses, particularly SMEs, with managing and maintaining their operations during these challenging times. As reported by The Globe and Mail, financial advisors had already… Read More

Fintech Firms Launch Operations without Understanding Complex Regulatory Requirements, and Fail to Meet Compliance Standards, Industry Exec Explains

Matthew Unger, CEO at Vancouver, Canada-based iComply Investor Services Inc, a global compliance platform for digital finance, reveals that updated regulations for strong client authentication and transaction monitoring now require Fintech companies to manage many complex tools. He points out in an Op-Ed on Finance… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mylo Rebrands to Moka

Canada fintech startup, Mylo Financial Technologies (Mylo) recently announced it has officially rebranded to Moka Financial Technologies. Launched in 2017, Moka is on a mission to help its users achieve their financial goals through its savings and investing app. “The Moka app automatically rounds up… Read More

Wealthsimple Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Feature

Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service Wealthsimple is reportedly planning to launch a cryptocurrency trading feature, Wealthsimple Crypto. Founded in 2014, Wealthsimple claims it is investing “on autopilot” is building its users a personal, low-cost portfolio, and putting users’ money to work like the… Read More

Fidel, a Provider of Real Time Transaction Data, Crosses the Atlantic to Expand into North America

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UK based Fidel, a Fintech that provides real-time data for credit card transactions with clients like British Airways, Royal Bank of Canada, and Klarna, has expanded into the US with the establishment of a New York office. Fidel is backed by Nyca Partners and QED… Read More

Brave New Coin to Develop Cryptocurrency Indices that Toronto Futures Options Swaps Exchange will Use for Cash-Settled Options Trading

Brave New Coin, a crypto-asset trading, research, and data firm, has agreed to a multi-year partnership with Toronto Futures Options Swaps Exchange or tFOSE, a derivatives exchange and clearinghouse that’s in the process of obtaining regulatory approval in Canada. Brave New Coin will be designing,… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Foxquilt Secures $3.5 Million Through Seed Funding Round

Foxquilt, a Canada-based insurtech startup, recently announced it secured $3.5 million through its seed funding round. Founded in 2016, Foxquilt describes itself as an insurtech company that’s focused on empowering social groups and B2B networks to save on Small Business and Home insurance. “Our Insurance-as-a-Service… Read More

Flexiti Unveils Omni-Channel Buy Now Pay Later Financing at Memory Express

Canada-based point-of-sale financing and payment tech provider Flexiti recently announced Memory Express, a leading retailer of computer products and services with 12 locations across Canada, has launched its omni-channel financing solution. Flexiti reported that with its buy now pay later solution, customers may apply for a… Read More

Global Payments & Foreign Exchange Platform Shift Connect Forms Partnership With CurrencyCloud to Drive Expansion

  Shift Connect, Canada-based global payments and foreign exchange platform, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with cross-border payment platform Currencycloud to power its expansion into new territories, which includes the U.S., Europe, and the UK. Through the partnership, Shift Connect will… Read More

Canadian Cloud-Based AI Platform Senso Secures $3 Million Through Pre-Series A Funding Round Led By Mendoza Ventures & BreakawayGrowth

Senso, a Canadian cloud-based AI platform that enables financial service providers to manage and grow their consumer credit portfolios, has reportedly secured $3 million through its pre-Series A funding round, which was led by Mendoza Ventures and BreakawayGrowth. Founded in 2016, Senso stated it is… Read More

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