Canada

Digital Asset Platform OKX to Support ERC-7579 Standard

OKX, a Web3 technology company, announced that it has partnered with Web3 platforms Biconomy, ZeroDev and Rhinestone to co-publish the ERC-7579 standard, which outlines technical standards for simplifying and unifying the management of ‘Modular Smart Accounts.’ The standard aims to enable developers “to customize and… Read More

US Claims Over 80% of Spot Bitcoin ETF Market, Surpassing Canada – Report

The US has reportedly captured 83% of the Spot Bitcoin ETF market, overtaking Canada. This, according to an update from CoinGecko. Spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are “incorporated in 11 countries worldwide and traded in just 6 geographical markets,” the team at CoinGecko noted. CoinGecko… Read More

Canada: Round13 Digital Asset Fund Claims 40% Gain Since Launch

Round13 Digital Asset Fund (DAF), a fund created by Round13 Capital that invests in crypto-focused Canadian firms, has reported a 40% gain since its inception. According to the company, the Fund was launched in April 2022 and has invested in 20 different portfolio firms backing… Read More

BlockchainK2 Invests in RealBlocks

BlockchainK2 (OTC:BIDCF) says it has invested in RealBlocks – a company that aims to provide a platform to launch and operate private funds. The terms of the deal were not immediately available. BlockchainK2 is a microcap valued at around $7.85 million. TYhe company said it… Read More

Yaacov Martin, CEO of Jifiti, Discusses Evolution of B2B Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Space in Canada

Yaacov Martin, CEO of Fintech firm Jifiti, a company focused on consumer financing and B2B lending experiences for lenders and merchants, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. For context, embedded finance helps with the incorporation of a range of financial services directly… Read More

DealMaker Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

DealMaker, a tech-enabled broker-dealer specializing in online capital formation, has announced a new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Jonathan Stidd. DealMaker co-founder and CEO Rebecca Kacaba said that Stidd’s track record of working with issuers to raise over $600 million has helped to define the crowdfunding… Read More

Payments Canada Shares Update on Leadership Transition

The Payments Canada Board of Directors announced that Tracey Black, who joined Payments Canada in 2018, made the decision not to renew her term as President and CEO of Payments Canada. Over the last five years, Black has led “a series of major payment modernization… Read More

Canadian Fintech Nuvei Introduces Enhanced Omnichannel Payments for Platforms

Nuvei Corporation (Nasdaq: NVEI), the Canadian fintech company, announces that it is launching its enhanced omnichannel payments solution for merchants and platforms. Nuvei’s unified commerce offering, which is now available to customers “operating outside of North America for the first time, is enabling businesses to… Read More

UK Fintech Atlantic Money to Offer Fixed-Fee Money Transfers Across Additional Global Markets

UK fintech Atlantic Money is set to offer its fixed-fee money transfers across additional major markets. Within 1.5 years of launching in the UK, Atlantic Money has “met relevant requirements to offer its services in the United States, Canada and Australia.” Users will be able… Read More

BIGG Digital Assets Announces that Blockchain Intelligence Group Has Expanded Operations with Law Enforcement Agencies

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG) an innovator in the digital assets space and owner of Blockchain Intelligence Group, Netcoins, and TerraZero, announces further expansion of its product and QLUE user base. Blockchain Intelligence Group has partnered with a State Bureau of Investigations that will… Read More

Robinhood Markets Announces Business Expansion Plans, Aims to Recruit Professionals in Canada

Robinhood (NASDAQ: HOOD) explains that it was founded on a simple idea: that their financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the “heart” or core of their decisions, Robinhood claims that it is lowering barriers and “providing greater access to financial information… Read More

Canadian Fintech Koho Pursue Banking License

Koho, a Canadian Fintech, says it is moving forward with its pursuit of a banking license. According to a note from the firm, Koho has entered the “next phase” of securing approval from regulators. Koho currently offers a spending and savings account and an integrated… Read More

Fintech Objectway Announces Acquisition of Canada’s Nest Wealth, a Digital Wealth Solutions Provider

Objectway, the Fintech provider of as-a-service software and services to banks, wealth and asset managers, announced the acquisition of Nest Wealth, a Canadian provider of digital wealth solutions. Building on more than 30 years of business expertise, Objectway has “built partnerships with banks, wealth and… Read More

Canadian Securities Administrators Seek Feedback on Funds Holding Crypto

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have issued a call for comment on proposed regulations for funds that invest in crypto. CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds Pertaining to Crypto Assets is available on all of the… Read More

BIGG Digital Assets Releases Unaudited Results for Netcoins During Q4 2023, Introduces Crypto Trading API

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), an innovator in the digital assets space and owner of TerraZero, Netcoins, and Blockchain Intelligence Group is pleased to announce select unaudited financial results for Netcoins’ Q4 2023 and the launch of its Crypto Trading API. Assets under Management… Read More

Galaxy to Offer Exposure to Spot BTC via Invesco Galaxy Bitcoin ETF (BTCO)

Galaxy Asset Management, which claims to be one of the largest digital assets and blockchain investment managers, in partnership with Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ), a global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced the launch of the Invesco Galaxy Bitcoin ETF (BTCO). BTCO invests directly in… Read More

DealMaker Update: 2024 is Going to Be a Big Year For Our Products and Services

DealMaker is part of a new group of broker-dealers that are focusing on online capital formation, providing a tech-enhanced environment for companies looking to crowdfund a securities offering. Based in Canada, the company has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing young firms in the… Read More

Webull Trading Platform Expands Into Canada Market

Webull has announced its expansion into Canada. Webull is a broker based in Florida that serves customers from around the world. The digital marketplace offers equities, including fractionals, along with ETFs and options. Webull also offers a sweep account in the US that pays a… Read More

Cboe Canada to Bring Together NEO Exchange, MATCHNow Alternative Trading System into Corporate Entity Effective Jan 2024

Cboe Canada announced receipt of all necessary approvals to formally unify its Canadian operations by bringing together the NEO Exchange and the MATCHNow alternative trading system (ATS), along with other related Canadian regulated entities, “into one corporate entity under the umbrella of Cboe Canada, effective… Read More

Canada: BIGG Digital Assets Onboards Publicly Traded Bitcoin Mining Firm as OTC Trading Client

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), an innovator in the digital assets space and owner of Netcoins, Blockchain Intelligence Group and TerraZero is pleased to announce that it has on-boarded one of “the largest publicly traded Bitcoin Mining companies as an OTC Trading Client –… Read More

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