Tagged: canada

Canadian Fintech nanopay Expands Leadership Team By Appointing New Chief Revenue & Chief Risk Officers

Canada-based real-time payments platform provider and fintech firm nanopay recently announced it has appointed Nilesh Dusane as Chief Revenue Officer and Amir Sunderji as Chief Risk Officer. The company revealed that Dusane and Sunderji will play an essential role in its mission to scale payments solution and build… Read More

NFCA’s VanFUNDING 2017 to Bring More Than 50 Leading Blockchain, Fintech, & Capital Innovation Experts to Vancouver Last Weekend of November

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NFCA)’s VanFUNDING, a West Coast event that’s dedicated to connecting people to partnerships, investment, and business opportunities, announced on Wednesday it is bringing its 2017 Blockchain, Fintech, Funding Conference and RegTech Hackathon to Vancouver on November 28th at the Morris… Read More

Former PayPal Head Darrell MacMullin Named Advisor at Canadian Fintech Mogo Finance Technology

Canadian fintech Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (MOGO.TO) (MOGOF) announced on Tuesday it has appointed former PayPal head Darrell MacMullin as one of its new advisors in order to support the company’s product expansion efforts, including the upcoming launch of its recently announced cryptocurrency account, and new… Read More

Air Canada Announces Partnership With Adyen to Provide International Payments Solution to Customers

Air Canada announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Adyen to provide an international payment solution to all customers. The airliner reported that through this agreement, customers will be able to use their preferred local method of payment when making travel purchases. While… Read More

QUOINE Forms Partnership With Blockwave to Expand Cryptocurrency Exchange Services In Canada

Global crypto fintech company QUOINE announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Canadian fintech startup Blockwave to bring blockchain fintech services to Canada, starting with the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange before the end of this year. The company revealed that it will deploy… Read More

Cannabis / Hemp Company True Leaf Tests the Waters for Reg A+ Crowdfunding Campaign

True Leaf Medicine International (CSE: MJ) (FSE: TLA) (OTCQB:TRLFF), a Canadian company is running a testing the waters (TTW) campaign to gauge investor interest in a possible Reg A+ crowdfunding offer seeking a max raise of $10 million. True Leaf says this is the first… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Covera Raises $1 Million During Seed Financing Round Led By Ferst Capital Partners

Covera Technologies Inc., a Canadian-based insurtech start-up that uses technology to find its customers optimal insurance rates every year, has raised $1 million through its seed financing round led by Ferst Capital Partners with participation from fintech angel investors. The latest funding round follows the company’s $500,000… Read More

Dream Payments Announcement: Staples Joins Fintech Company’s Recently Launched Dealer Program

Canadian fintech Dream Payments announced on Tuesday Staples has joined its recently launched Dealership Program. The company revealed that under the partnership, its mobile point-of-sale (POS) debit/credit card terminal will now be able for purchase on Staples’ website. While sharing details about the new partnership,… Read More

La Caisse Forms Partnership With Desjardins Group to Launch New Canadian Fintech Fund

La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with the Desjardins Group to launch a new fintech investment fund. The creation of this fund was announced during the Canada FinTech Forum According to the Canadian companies, the funds… Read More

Former PayPal President Scott Thompson Joins Canadian Fintech Payment Rails As Investor & Board Advisor

Payment Rails, a Canada-based API-first payouts platform for businesses, announced on Tuesday it has appointed former President of PayPal, Scott Thompson, as an investor and board advisor. This news comes just after the company completed its seed round and brought total investment funding to $1.1… Read More

Goldmoney Adds Bitcoin & Ethereum to Holdings Platform

Canada fintech firm and direct online access to securely vaulted and insured precious metals, Goldmoney, Inc. (TSX: XAU), announced on Thursday the addition of vaulted Bitcoin and Ethereum as secure and fully-reserved offline investable assets within the Goldmoney Holding. This will allow qualified clients to buy, sell, and exchange cryptocurrencies… Read More

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