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Canada-Based Blockchain Data Provider Covalent Sells $10 Million Worth of Native Token “CQT” in a CoinList Sale

  Covalent, a Canada-based blockchain data provider, announced on Monday it has sold $10 million worth of native token CQT through a CoinList token sale. Founded in 2018, Covalent describes itself as a technology company that is solving the huge infrastructure problems inhibiting blockchain adoption. The company reported that its… Read More

Mogo Announces Partnership With Fundstrat

  Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO) (TSX: MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Fundstrat, to provide MogoMembers with exclusive access to crypto nd other equity research from FSInsight LLC (FSI), which is Fundstrat’s independent research firm. Mogo… Read More

North American Expansion: Paysend Now Offers Money Transfers from the U.S. to Canada

    Paysend, a UK-based global payments platform, announced on Wednesday it has expanded its services in North America by allowing money transfers from the U.S. to Canada. Paysend further revealed that the expansion will now allow U.S. residents to transfer funds to more than… Read More

Mogo Announces Acquisition Completion of Investing App Moka; Now Has Approximately 1.6 Million Members

      Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO) (TSX: MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Wednesday it has completed its acquisition of Moka Financial Technologies Inc. (Moka). As previously reported, Moka (originally Mylo) is on a mission to help its users achieve their… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Announces Corporate Investment in Ethereum

  Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO) (TSX: MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Monday it has purchased approximately 146 Ether (ETH) at an average price $2,780. The company reported that its Ethereum investment is consistent with management’s plans to increase its on-balance… Read More

TD Bank Announces Completion of Wells Fargo’s Canadian Direct Equity Finance Business Acquisition

    TD Bank announced on Monday it has completed the acquisition of Wells Fargo’s Canadian Direct Equipment Finance business. TD Bank reported that the acquisition adds scale and capabilities to its existing Canadian Equipment Financing business and expands the bank’s presence in core markets. While… Read More

Wealthsimple Secures $750 Million Through Latest Investment Round; Now Has Post-Money Valuation of $5 Billion

  Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service Wealthsimple announced on Monday it raised CAD$750 million through its latest investment round and now has a post-money valuation of CAD$5 billion. According to Wealthsimple, The round is led by Meritech and Greylock, with participation from DST… Read More

Canadian Insurtech APOLLO Receives Coverholder Status With Lloyd’s of London

    Apollo Insurance Solutions Ltd. (TSXV: APLO Reserved), a Canadian online insurance provider, announced on Thursday it has secured coverholder status with Lloyd’s of London. APOLLO reported that the status gives it access to an expanded product portfolio and the ability to manufacture products… Read More

Digital Commerce Investor Clearbanc Rebrands to Clearco, Company Announces $100M in New Series C Equity Funding

Clearbanc, a leading digital commerce investor and the company “revolutionizing the way founders grow their businesses,” revealed on Tuesday (April 20, 2021) that it will be rebranding. The company also announced a $100 million in new Series C equity funding to support its ongoing growth… Read More

Coinsquare Completes Closing of Strategic Investment By Mogo

CoinSquare, a Canadian digital asset exchange, announced on Friday the closing of the previously announced strategic investment in Coinsquare by Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX: MOGO), a digital payments and fintech company. Coinsquare reported that per the investment agreement, Mogo has acquired a 19.99% ownership interest for… Read More

Marble Financial Completes Acquisition of Canadian Fintech Inverite

  Marble Financial Inc. (CSE: MRBL; OTC: MRBLF; FSE:2V0), an AI-driven financial technology company that educates and helps Canadians better understand and manage their current cash flow and credit towards a better financial future, announced earlier this week it has closed the acquisition of Inverite Verification Inc.,… Read More

10 High-Potential Fintech Firms Chosen for 11th Annual Fintech Innovation Lab New York

Ten high-potential technology firms have reportedly been chosen for 11th Annual Fintech Innovation Lab New York. As noted in the announcement (published on April 7, 2021), Fintech solutions aim to leverage AI and advanced data analytics to “address key industry challenges including sustainability.” As mentioned… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Partners With LendingClub Bank For Carta Expansion

Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Thursday its wholly-owned payments platform, Carta Worldwide, is extending its U.S. market deployment with an expanded debit card issuance service offering for challenger banks. Carta has reportedly partnered with LendingClub Bank, National… Read More

Brim Financial Partners With Canadian Western Bank For Platform as a Service

  Brim Financial (Brim), a Canadian fintech and certified credit card issuer, announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with Canadian Western Bank (CWB) to roll out its Platform as a Service (PaaS) and credit card infrastructure. According to Brim, the PaaS enables CWB to… Read More

Mogo Launches Bitcoin Cashback Mortgage

  Canadian fintech Mogo Inc. (TSX:MOGO) (NASDAQ:MOGO) announced on Monday it has extended its Bitcoin cashback reward program to include MogoMortgage. Mogo reported that under the program its members who take out a new mortgage or refinance may earn up to $3,100 cashback deposited into… Read More

Global Fintech Payfare Announces New Board Members

Payfare, a global fintech that specializes in digital banking and instant payout solutions, announced on Thursday it has welcomed new directors to its board. The new board members are the following: Kelly Graziadei: Brings 20 years of leadership experience in tech companies including AltaVista, Yahoo and… Read More

Vancouver Fintech Beanworks Set for $105M Acquisition by French Enterprise Services Company Quadient SA ADR

Vancouver-based Fintech firm Beanworks will reportedly be acquired for $105 million. As reported by BIV, Beanworks is considered a high-growth tech firm and its acquisition deal is estimated at over $100 million. French enterprise services company Quadient SA ADR stated on Monday (March 22, 2021)… Read More

Bitcoin ETF: Pending US BTC Exchange Traded Fund Applications include WisdomTree, VanEck, NYDIG Asset Mgmt, Skybridge, First Trust 

The researchers at Bloqport have confirmed that only a month after launch, the first-ever Bitcoin ETF has reached $1 billion CAD in assets under management or AUM (as of March 20, 2021). Just one month after launch, the first ever #Bitcoin ETF has hit $1… Read More

Paysafe Expands Partnership With NeoPollard Interactive to Provide Payment Gateway For Alberta’s Online Gambling Website “PlayAlberta”

  Integrated payments platform Paysafe announced on Wednesday it has expanded its partnership with NeoPollard Interactive (NPi), the provider of iLottery programs in North America. Through this partnership, NPi uses Paysafe’s proprietary payment gateway to power Alberta’s only regulated online gambling website PlayAlberta.ca.  Paysafe further revealed with… Read More

Digital Banking Unicorn Revolut Suspends Operations in Canada, Says it Will Revisit Options Later

UK-headquartered digital banking challenger Revolut says it will be suspending its business operations in Canada, a move that has come just 18 months after the Fintech launched a beta version of its services in the North American country. BetaKit, which keeps track of Canadian tech… Read More

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