Tagged: canada

Digital Banking Service Provider Metro Bank Partners Canadian Fintech Sensibill to Test App-based Online Receipt System

UK-based digital bank Metro Bank Plc recently revealed that it has teamed up with Canadian Fintech firm Sensibill in order to test out an app-based online receipt system made for small businesses. Metro bank notes that it’s inviting small business owners to take part in… Read More

Great Hill Announces Plans to Acquire VersaPay

Growth-oriented private equity firm Great Hill announced on Friday it is set to acquire VersaPay (TSXV: VPY),  a provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions including electronic invoice presentment and payment. According to the duo, Great Hill will indirectly acquire all of the issued and outstanding common… Read More

FrontFundr Officially Announces Partnership with DealSquare thus Expanding Investor Access to Private Securities Offerings

Peter-Paul Van Hoeken

FrontFundr, Canada’s largest equity crowdfunding platform and exempt market dealer, has partnered with DealSquare, a centralized platform for private securities offerings. Crowdfund Insider previously revealed the news when it was posted on an affiliated website. Silver Maple Ventures, the holding company of FrontFunder, said in… Read More

Canadian Fintech FlexPay Secures $6 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Impression Ventures

FlexPay, a Canada-based fintech that uses AI and machine learning to help merchants recover lost revenues from declined transactions, announced on Monday it secured $6 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Impression Ventures with participation from BMO Capital Partners and Anges… Read More

Canadian Neobank Koho’s Series B Funding Round Secures Additional $25 Million

Koho, a neobank that offers Canadians an alternative to traditional banking, announced this week its Series B funding round, which received $42 million and was led by Portag3 Ventures earlier this year, secured an additional $25 million from Drive Capital and National Bank of Canada. … Read More

Ontario’s Government to Reduce Regulatory Burdens, Improve Innovation in Fintech Including Harmonized Crowdfunding Rules

The government of Ontario is looking to updating their regulatory policies for capital markets while reducing the regulatory burden. Improvements for both large and small firms are the goal. This includes innovative businesses in Fintech as they will receive: “more flexibility in the OSC’s approach… Read More

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

Send this to a friend