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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

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

Online Investing Service Wealthsimple Secures $100 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Allianz X

Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service, Wealthsimple announced on Wednesday it received a $100 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Allianz X, a digital investment unit of the Germany-based Allianz Group, a global insurer and asset manager.  Wealthsimple reported that… Read More

Canadian Fintech Wealthsimple Raises £37 Million During Latest Funding Round

On Wednesday, Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service, WealthSimple, announced it has secured £37 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Power Financial. Founded in 2014, Wealthsimple describes itself as a new kind of financial advisor, which is one that is… Read More

Portag3 Ventures Fintech Fund Aims to Reshape Canadian Fintech

Adam Felesky and Paul Desmarais III today announced the closing of a new fund, Portag3 Ventures (“Portag3”), focused on the fintech sector. Felesky, a co-founder and former CEO of Horizons ETFs, has been named President and will run day-to-day operations at the fund. Paul Desmarais III,… Read More

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