Tagged: canada

Canadian Fintech Stack Announces Partnership With MasterCard to Launch Digital Money Account With Mobile Tap-to-Pay Functions

On Monday, Canadian fintech startup Stack announced it has formed a partnership with MasterCard to launch its digital money accounts with mobile tap-to-pay functionality. Stack stated its accounts will include a chip-and-pin MasterCard prepaid card that provides secure point-of-sale access to worldwide retailers, global ATM networks, and… Read More

Canadian Fintech Dream Payments Announces National Dealer Program

Dream Payments, a fintech company that operates a payments cloud that powers commerce and payments across mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), announced on Thursday the launch of the Dream Payments Dealer Program. The company stated that the new program enables retailers including… Read More

TransferWise Announces Borderless Accounts in Canada

Transferwise, one of the highest profile Fintech firms in Europe, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Borderless account in Canada. This news comes just a few weeks after the company added Apple Pay to the list of options its users may leverage to… Read More

Fintech Firm MOBI724 Files & Receives Receipt For Final Prospectus

On Friday, Canadian fintech firm MOBI724 (CSE:MOS)(MOS.CN)(CNSX:MOS)(MOBIF) announced it has filed and received receipt for its final prospectus, qualifies the 29,538,203 common shares of the company and 14,769,101 common share purchase warrants issuable upon the exercise of the 29,538,203 special warrants that were previously issued by… Read More

Canadian Fintech Startup Dream Payments Opens Center of Excellence in Moncton

Dream Payments, a Canada-based fintech company that operates a payments cloud to power commerce and payments across mobile devices, announced on Wednesday the opening of its first Centre of Excellence in Moncton, New Brunswick. The company reported that this is its first Canadian office outside… Read More

nanopay Appoints Former Google Engineer As Vice President of Engineering

Real-time payments platform provider and fintech firm nanopay announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Google engineer, Kevin Greer, as its new Vice President of Engineer. The company revealed that Greer will be overseeing technical strategy and ensure successful rollouts of global services. During his… Read More

Canadian Fintech Startup Mylo Launches Mobile Personal Finance Management App For iPhone

Canada fintech startup, Mylo Financial Technologies (Mylo) announced on Thursday the launch of its new personal finance management app exclusively for iPhone.  According to Mylo, the new app automatically rounds up every purchase users make and invests the spare change. Users may also open a… Read More

nanopay Unveils Self-Service MintChip Retail Payment Platform For Canadian Merchants

nanoPay, an early-stage fintech company based in Toronto, announced on Wednesday it is launching a self-service MintChip Retail Payment Platform, which will enable merchants to accept digital cash (in Canadian Dollars) and deliver all the benefits of traditional cash at a fraction of the cost of… Read More

Canadian Fintech Firm MOBI724 Appoints New Members to Executive Management Team

Canada-based fintech firm MOBI724 Global Solutions Inc. announced on Monday it has appointed Michael Schuck as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) and Johnny Hawa as Chief Operating Officer (COO). The company reports that Schuck has more than 30 years of experience in both banking and financial… Read More

Singapore Tokenizes Their Currency Through Ethereum’s Blockchain

According to a recent article on Trustnodes, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore’s central bank, has successfully digitized their national currency by a creating a token out of the Singapore dollar on Ethereum’s blockchain technology. Phase 1 Complete Last November, MAS announced Project Ubin: a… Read More

OnDeck Canada Announces Partnership With Point of Sales Platform LightSpeed

Online lender OnDeck Canada announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with cloud-based point-of-sales platform for independent retailers and restaurants, Lightspeed. According to the duo, this new partnership will allow Lightspeed users to secure loans through OnDeck’s lending platform and the new offering will… Read More

National Bank of Canada Invests in Myanmar Fintech Company ONGO

Last week, ONGO, a mobile payments platform based in Myanmar, announced a strategic partnership with the National Bank of Canada (NBC). According to ONGO’s announcement, NBC acquired a 22% stake in ONGO. The company declined to disclose any other terms of the deal. ONGO is… Read More

Equifax Canada Announces Risk Reveal to Help Empower Businesses Achieve Better Credit Decisions Faster

Equifax Canada announced last week the launch of its Risk Reveal, which is said to help businesses achieve better credit decisions at a faster rate. The fintech company stated that by combining the depth of two credit databases into one solution, the new feature would… Read More

Crooked Crowdfunders: Prominent Crowdfunding Marketing Firm “Funded Today” Gets Fleeced But Fights Back & Wins

First Successful Arbitration Settlement Against a Crowdfunding Scofflaw Prominent crowdfunding marketing firm Funded Today is perhaps the most successful agency in their space today. Having helped to direct more than 300 perk-based crowdfunding campaigns to financial success, Funded Today has now been instrumental in raising… Read More

Asset Management & Institutional Advisory Firm NewOak Forms Partnership With LendingArch to Purchase Up to $2 Billion in Consumer Loans

Canadian marketplace lending platform LendingArch, announced it has formed a partnership with NewOak, a New York-based asset management and institutional advisory firm who have advised on over $5.5 trillion in assets on behalf of the world’s top banks, institutions, law firms, and regulators. According to… Read More

Matchi Teams Up With ATB Financial & KPMG in Canada to Launch Fintech Challenge

Matchi, a global fintech matchmaking firm, announced it has teamed up with ATB Financial and KPMG in Canada to launch a customer onboarding innovation challenge dedicated to fintech companies. The companies reported that this challenge aims to reimagine customer onboarding and management through collaboration with… Read More

Blockchain-based Identity Service backed by the Big 5 Canadian Banks

SecureKey announced Monday that later this year it will release a blockchain-based service, giving customers the ability to control what classifying information they share with corporations. The Toronto-based identity management company’s new service has obtained the support of Canada’s top five banks. SecureKey’s new service… Read More

A Voluntary Tax? Ontario Parliament Debates Bill to Crowdfund Public Projects

Finding and allocating money public projects including urban improvements is hard. Constituents never want to see their taxes increase and inevitably some people support certain projects. Others, not so much. Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac & Addington in Ontario, believes he has the solution. Hillier… Read More

UChicago Polsky Center Director E.J. Reedy: Still Time to Complete 2017 Americas Alternative Finance Industry Survey

“Having trusted, independent research is critical to cutting through some of the noise from a fast-changing space like alternative finance…We cut across to give a big picture view which isn’t typically available in other research.” It’s official, alternative finance platforms have been granted an extension… Read More

Misys & D+H to Merge and Create Global Fintech Leader in Banking & Finance Software

Misys, a financial service software provider, and D+H (TSX: DH), another financial technology provider, are poised to merge and thus create a “diversified Fintech market leader” with a global footprint providing financial services software with an estimated revenue of $2.2 billion.  The announcement came today… Read More