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Tier1 Financial Solutions Appoints Compliance Software Sales Exec Megan Howe to Expand North American Presence

Tier1 Financial Solutions, a provider of capital markets and investment banking client relationship management solutions, and AML compliance and fraud prevention solutions, has appointed Megan Howe as MD, North America Sales. Howe will be responsible for “driving compliance software and buy-side CRM sales in North… Read More

Digital Identity Verification Firm Trulioo Shares Common Use-Cases for ID Verification

Trulioo, the international identity verification firm, notes that ID verification has three primary use cases: “achieving compliance requirements, reducing fraud and building trust and safety.” Trulioo explains in a blog post that depending on your business and where you operate, you might “prioritize a particular… Read More

Binance Canada Registered to Operate as Money Service Business, OSC Says Not So Fast [u]

Binance Canada, or Binance Canada Capital Markets, Inc., has been registered as a Money Service Business (MSB), The Calgary-based operation is registered to provide foreign exchange dealing, money transferring, and dealing in “virtual currencies.” The registration is good until December 2024. As shared with CI,… Read More

Walmart Canada Introduces Interac Debit Payments for Digital Commerce Shopping via Walmart.ca and Walmart Mobile App

Walmart Canada and Interac Corp. have announced that they have teamed up to provide  Walmart Canada clients the option to make payments with Interac Debit via Walmart.ca and in-app. As of December 8, 2021, Walmart Canada clients are able to check out using Interac Debit… Read More

Fintech Firm Payment Rails Rebrands as Trolley, Finalizes CAD 7M Series A Round

Canadian Fintech firm Payment Rails has revealed that it is rebranding as Trolley—the payouts platform for the “Internet economy.” The newly renamed Trolley also confirmed its recent $7M Series A investment round, which was led by Pace Capital. Established in 2015, Trolley is a payouts… Read More

Canadian Fintech WealthSimple to Exit UK Market

Digital wealth management platform Moneyfarm has confirmed that it will acquire Wealthsimple’s UK business book. Wealthsimple UK has reportedly agreed to transfer its 16,000 UK clients to Moneyfarm by the end of January 2022. The Canadian Robo-advisor said it would no longer be offering its… Read More

Interac Chooses Microsoft Azure for Virtual Payments Solution Development in Canada

Interac Corp. has announced an agreement with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in order to use Microsoft Azure‘s cloud capabilities to securely manage the “continued growth of digital transactions, enabling greater innovation and ultimately faster payments.” As a key player in Canada‘s payments ecosystem, Interac has seen… Read More

Payables Automation Fintech Tipalti Looking to Expand Professional Team in 2022

Tipalti, a global, scalable payables automation solution provider for high-velocity companies, is reportedly recruiting talent for its new location, looking mainly for Account Executives, Sales Development Reps, Solutions Consultants, Alliances and Sales Operations. Tipalti claims to be the only international payables automation solution for enhancing all… Read More

Canadian Fintech Borrowell Celebrates Financial Literacy Month, 2M Customers

Canadian fintech Borrowell announced this week that more than two million Canadians are now members of its platform. This announcement comes during Financial Literacy Month in Canada, as Borrowell continues its mission to educate and empower consumers to take control of their financial health. “At… Read More

Contactless Payments: TransLink, Interac Corp., Cubic Transportation Systems to Integrate Interac Debit Option

TransLink clients should soon be able to use Interac Debit to “hop on transit.” As mentioned in the announcement, TransLink, Interac Corp., and Cubic Transportation Systems are working cooperatively to “integrate Interac Debit onto the system to give customers more contactless payment options.” By the… Read More

ID Verification Platform Trulioo Reports that 87% of Compliance Professionals Say Digital Identity More Important Now Following COVID Outbreak

Following a massive $394M Series D round earlier this year to establish the foundation for greater financial inclusion, international ID verification Fintech Trulioo is “strengthening pathways to create a more inclusive and trust-oriented digital economy,” according to an update shared with CI. With the ability… Read More

Payments Canada Survey: Consumers Are Optimistic About their Financial Wellbeing

Even though there has been considerable economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 outbreak, recent data from Payments Canada reveals that the nation’s residents feel that the worst might be behind them and are fairly optimistic regarding their financial wellbeing. Although 56% stated that they spend… Read More

Mackenzie Investments Chooses Bloomberg to Enhance ETF Management

Bloomberg reveals that Mackenzie Investments, a Canadian asset management company, has adopted PORT Enterprise, which is Bloomberg’s portfolio analytics and risk management solution, in order to support its (exchange-traded-fund) ETF business. Mackenzie also uses Bloomberg AIM, an order management solution, in order to support its… Read More

Canada: Interac Debit Contactless Payments Now Being Accepted on UP Express via Pilot led by Metrolinx

Interac Debit is now accepted as a contactless payment option on UP Express via a pilot led by Metrolinx on the PRESTO fare payment system. This option will allow UP Express riders to buy their transit fare by simply tapping their physical Interac debit card… Read More

Digital Payments Fintech Clik2pay Extends Product Offering with Flexible QR Code Feature

Payment service provider Clik2pay introduced its latest product capability at the Telecommunications Risk Management Association of Canada (TRMA Canada) Conference, which was held in Toronto. Building on the established Clik2pay service, which enables consumers to make secure payments directly via their banking accounts, this capability… Read More

Compass Mining, an Online Marketplace for Bitcoin Mining Hardware, Launches Compass Payment Plan

Compass Mining, which claims to be the first and largest online marketplace for Bitcoin mining hardware and hosting, announced the launch of its effort to make BTC mining accessible to all — Compass Payment Plan. This new program allows customers to “purchase Bitcoin mining equipment… Read More

Nuvei Corp. Teams Up with Visa to Offer US Customers Access to Faster Payments via Visa Direct

Nuvei Corporation (Nasdaq and TSX: NVEI), the international payment tech partner of major brands, reveals that it’s teaming up with Visa, the leader in virtual payments, in order to offer Nuvei’s US customers with access to quick payouts via implementation of Visa Direct, which is… Read More

Duality Technologies, Provider of Privacy-enhanced Data Collaboration Solutions, Acquires $30M via Series B

Duality Technologies, a provider of privacy-enhanced data collaboration solutions, reveals that it has secured $30 million via a Series B round, bringing its total funding to $49 million. The company’s round was reportedly led by LG Technology Ventures along with contributions from Euclidean Capital and… Read More

Pascal Wealthtech Chosen for NextSteps Program, which Supports Early-Stage Canadian Tech Firms

Pascal Wealthtech reveals that after “careful” consideration by the Selection Committee, they’ve been accepted into the NextSteps Program & Pitch Competition by BCF Ventures and MNP. An “exclusive” program meant to assist early-stage Canadian tech firms with achieving their growth objectives, the selection to participate… Read More

Open Banking and Intelligent Payment Plaform Zūm Rails Introduces Anti-Fraud Tools

Zūm Rails, an Open Banking and intelligent payment software provider, reveals that it has introduced a new set of anti-fraud tools to improve the security of its Instant Deposit feature. Instant Deposit, supported by Visa Direct, the payment giant’s real-time push payments solution,  and offered… Read More

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