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Montreal Mobile Payment Startup Mobeewave Closes Series B Round Led by NewAlpha, Mastercard & Forestay Capital

Mobeewave, an in-person contactless payment acceptance platform, has closed a US$16.5M Series B funding round, led by NewAlpha Asset Management, Mastercard and Forestay Capital. The strategic funding will enable Mobeewave to continue to deploy in global markets and develop new product offerings. “We are delighted… Read More

Finance Montréal Announces Launch of the Montréal FinTech Station

Finance Montréal announce on Monday the launch of the Montréal FinTech Station, which had financial support from the Government of Québec. According to Finance Montréal, the Montréal FinTech Station’s mission will be to support the development of new businesses in the financial technology sector as well as help… Read More

Autorité des Marchés Financiers Launches Fintech Lab

In an attempt to enhance their understanding of the Fintech industry, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) in Quebec, Canada, has announced the creation of a Fintech Lab. The Fintech Lab, which will be accessible to all AMF employees contributing to the projects of the Fintech… Read More

Founders du Haÿs and de Nanclas Comment on Montreal’s Mobeewave New P2P Payment AppPayMeTap

Montreal-based FinTech company Mobeewave has launched its mobile P2P payment application PayMeTap to people across Canada. This free application allows users to securely accept a payment by tapping their phone with a credit card. Available for Android in the Google Play Store, PayMeTap aims to enable… Read More

Montreal Startup Mosaic Manufacturing Hits Kickstarter With New 3D Printer Technology The Palette

This morning, Montreal-based Mosaic Manufacturing launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $75,000  for its new product,The Palette. The Palette is a technology that transforms virtually every 3D printer on the market into a multi-color printer, and allows existing machines to create functional electronic parts. Mosaic designed the device… Read More

Canadian Company Hits Kickstarter With New Virtual Reality Headset The Totem

Earlier this month, Montreal-based Vrvana, Inc. launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $350,000 for its new full-featured virtual reality headset, Totem. The device is described as a “premium developer kit” that has unique features and plenty of onboard horsepower to experience immersive and… Read More

Six Cool Projects From Kickstarter Canada’s First Day

Now that we’re all collectively celebrating the launch of Kickstarter support for projects seeking funding in Canadian dollars, let’s take a look at six projects that have taken advantage of this new aspect of Kickstarter’s service. (As always, caveat emptor!) Nix Color Sensor [Toronto] The… Read More

Indiegogo Holds Successful Outreach Event in Toronto (Video)

Indiegogo’s previously announced event to share their crowdfunding wisdom in Toronto, Ontario was deemed a huge success by the organizers.  None other than Indiegogo founder Danae Ringelmann was present to kick off the event last week which took place in the hip Gladstone Hotel in… Read More

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