Affirm is building a new kind of payment network based on trust, transparency, and putting people first. [Read more…] about Amazon and Affirm Partner to Bring Payment Flexibility to Consumers Across Canada
Increasingly popular “Buy now, pay later options” can lead to sales boosts of up to 30%, according to Susan Pond, who is the owner of Fab Finds Online, an e-commerce furniture and home goods marketplace headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario. [Read more…] about Square Launches Afterpay in Canada, Empowering Merchants with BNPL Functionality
FrontFundr this week announced a significant growth milestone.
The Toronto-based equity crowdfunding platform says that is has surpassed 100 successful campaigns which have processed over $150 million in investments for startups in Canada. The fintech launched in 2015. [Read more…] about Celebrating Major Milestone, FrontFundr Launches Campaign Allowing Canadians to Invest in Platform
A Canadian-based financial technology company is expanding south of the border.
Toronto-born OTT Pay, a payment service provider, has launched a subsidiary OTT Pay USA to provide more convenient payment collection and settlement solutions “to help global e-tailers save even more on cross-border transaction costs.” [Read more…] about OTT Pay Expands to US for Cross-Border Commerce Convenience
The storied e-commerce pioneer from Ottawa continues to innovate.
Although the typically clever company this year lost a bet that forced significant layoffs, Tobi Lütke and his crew across Canada appear unwilling to be demoralized. [Read more…] about At Forefront of Flexible Compensation, Shopify Unveils ‘Flex Comp’ System
It is estimated that more than three million people aged 18-plus in Canada are “credit invisible,” according to Equifax, one of the largest consumer credit reporting agencies.
Being credit invisible means these individuals either do not have a credit file or the credit information on file is insufficient to generate credit scores, which can make life challenging. An additional seven million may have two or less credit accounts on their credit file, which is considered limited credit history—a “thin” credit file, according to Equifax. [Read more…] about Rent Reporting Platforms a Game-Changer for Tenants in Canada, Equifax Data Shows
One of the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure providers is partnering with a Toronto startup to boost compliance efforts in Canada. [Read more…] about Binance Taps Toronto Startup MinervaAI on Quest for Compliance in Canada
The Royal Bank of Canada has reimagined its rewards program.
RBC Rewards is now Avion Rewards, and the Canadian bank says its next-generation loyalty program marks a “transformation.” [Read more…] about RBC Improves E-Commerce Experience with Reimagined Rewards Program
Sleek is a web browser extension that promises an e-commerce experience sleeker than most online checkout processes.
The Toronto-born financial technology startup thinks buying stuff online should be super simple—and rewarding. [Read more…] about Toronto Startup Sleek Simplifies One-Click Online Shopping, Bolsters Experience with Rewards
Canada’s largest provider of innovative solutions for mobile, online, and in-store payments announced recently that it is hiring at the next Tech Talent Canada Job Fair, a quarterly affair that connects growing Canadian companies with top talent across the country. [Read more…] about Fintech Pioneer Moneris Continues Building Team Across Canada