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Canadian Insurtech Apollo Enters U.S. Market

Apollo Exchange, a Canada-based insurtech startup, recently announced it has officially entered the U.S. insurance market. Apollo reported that it entered the American market with a liability insurance product tailored for educators in California. Its insurance product allows consultants, instructors, and therapists to purchase their… Read More

Celero Teams Up With STACK to Launch Digital Member Experience & Rewards Platform Aura

Celero, a solutions integrator, and STACK, a Canadian fintech, announced on Thursday they have formed a strategic partnership to develop and launch Aura, which is a new digital member experience and rewards platform, exclusively for credit unions. The duo reported that by combining Celero’s expertise… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Unveils Digital Lending Pilot With goeasy

Canadian fintech Mogo Finance Technology announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with goeasy Ltd. (TSX:GSY)  to provide Canadians with personal loans up to $15,000 with terms of up to 5 years, all available quickly and conveniently from a mobile device using the Mogo app. According… Read More

Wealthsimple Announces Acquisition of Tax Software Company Simpletax

Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service, Wealthsimple announced this week it has acquired SimpleTax, a Canadian web-based tax preparation service. According to Wealthsimple, both companies aim to further their joint mission of making financial tools simple and accessible to everyone. “The acquisition marks Wealthsimple’s… Read More

CPP Group’s Insurtech Blink Teams Up With Canadian Travel Insurer to Roll Out Real-Time Insurance Services

Blink, part of Leeds headquartered CPP Group Plc, recently announced it has teamed up with Canadian travel insurance group Manulife to support the roll-out of real-time insurance services. CPP claimed that since its inception in 2016, Blink has quickly established itself as one of the most… Read More

Financial Services Provider goeasy Announces New Partnership & Equity Investment in Fintech PayBright

goeasy Ltd. (TSX: GSY), a provider of financial services for non-prime Canadians, announced earlier this week it has formed a new partnership and invested in PayBright, a Canadian fintech platform focused on instant point-of-sale consumer financing and installment payment plans. goeasy reported that through the… Read More

Milestone: Canadian Fintech iCASH Surpasses $100 Million in Consumer Loans Funded

iCASH, a Canada-based fintech platform, announced on Thursday after three years of lending operations, it has surpassed $100 million in consumer loans. Launched in 2016, iCASH stated it is focused on helping Canadian consumers “address their cash flow needs” by paying more attention to their… Read More

NovaCap’s Portfolio Company Nuvei Acquires SafeCharge For $889 Million

Novacap, a Canada-based private equity firm, announced on Wednesday its portfolio company and payments tech platform Nuvei has acquired payment services SafeCharge International Group Limited for $889  million. According to Novacap, the acquisition creates a global leading payment solutions provider with significant scale, able to… Read More

The Canada Fintech Forum Returns to Showcase New Global Trends for Fintechs

The Canada Fintech Forum, a fintech event that is being held in Montréal, is set to host its seventh edition of showcasing the global trends of the fintech industry, as well as new applications of technology for the financial industry, and growing FinTech start-ups. “The… Read More

Royal Bank of Canada Launches New Mobile Banking Experience For Students

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new mobile banking experience that is specifically for students. The RBC Mobile Student Edition was notably designed in collaboration with students to enable features that matter most to them. “The Student Edition hones… Read More

Online Investing Service Wealthsimple Picks Xignite to Power Online Investment Manager

Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service, Wealthsimple announced on Tuesday it has selected Xignite to power its new online investment manager feature, Wealthsimple Trade, which is described as a new stock-trading mobile app, available in Canada. Wealthsimple reported that it is using Xignite financial… Read More

DigiMax Capital Joins KoreConX’s Global Ecosystem

KoreConX announced on Wednesday the addition of DigiMax as an ecosystem KorePartner. DigiMax is publicly listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange through its parent company, DigiCrypts Blockchain Solutions. According to KoreConX, DigiMax Capital provides corporate advisory services to clients seeking to grow their businesses by… Read More

Canadian Fintech Sensibill Secures $31.5 Million Through Series B Funding Round

Sensibill, a Canada-based fintech startup, announced on Monday it secured $31.5 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by AI-focused venture fund Radical Ventures. Founded in 2013, Sensibill notably works with global financial institutions to solve their customers’ point of management receipt… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Announces Completion of Business Combination & Formation With Difference Capital

Canadian fintech Mogo Finance Technology announced on Friday it has completed the business combination and formation with Difference Capital. Mogo reported that under the arrangement, it was combined with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Difference and each Mogo common share outstanding immediately prior to the Arrangement, other… Read More

B2B Payments Processor Comdata Joins Billtrust’s Business Payments Network

Billtrust, a fintech firm focused on B2B payment cycle management, announced on Wednesday that B2B payments processor and commercial card issuer, Comdata, has joined Business Payments Network (BPN), enabling their 30,000 buyer customers to send payments to suppliers on BPN. Billtrust reported that through the… Read More

Broadridge Completes Acquisition of Canadian Wealth Management Tech RPM Technologies

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial announced on Monday it has completed its acquisition of RPM Technologies, a Canadian wealth management technology provider. Broadridge revealed it was acquiring the company last month for approximately $300 million. Broadridge stated at the time: “Building on Broadridge’s strong Canadian Wealth Management… Read More

Following Series B Investment, Canadian Fintech Koho Launches New Cashback Program

KOHO, a fintech startup that offers Canadians an alternative to traditional banking, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new cashback program. This news comes just weeks after Koho successfully secured $42 million through its Series B funding round. As previously reported, Koho stated with… Read More

Coinbase’s Canadian Customers May Now Link Their PayPal Accounts

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Tuesday it is now expanding PayPal support for our customers in Canada. Coinbase reported that its customers in Canada may now instantly transfer sale proceeds directly into their PayPal accounts. “Coinbase is committed to being the most trusted crypto exchange… Read More

Portag3 Ventures Announces Appointments of Six New Senior Advisors

Portag3 Ventures, the venture capital arm of multi-asset class alternative investment platform Sagard Holdings, recently announced it has appointed six new senior advisors. Founded in 2016, Portag3 claims to be an early-stage investor that’s dedicated to backing the new generation of innovative, global financial services… Read More

Katipult Announces Record Subscription Revenue & Gross Margin in First Quarter 2019

Canadian fintech Katipult announced last week its 2019 first quarter financial results for the three-month period ended March 31st. The company revealed that the first quarter 2019 is the fifth consecutive quarter of higher subscription revenues and marks its highest recorded subscription revenue and total… Read More

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