Payments modernization and open banking are gamechangers for Canada’s financial sector. The announcements made in the 2023 Fall Economic Statement are a testament to the ever changing fintech ecosystem and the need for increased competition to ensure consumers can continue to make the right choices for themselves when selecting a financial services provider. [Read more…] about Canada’s Financial Shift: Wise’s Take on Payments Modernization and Open Banking
Prepaid financial services are thriving in Canada, with collaboration between financial institutions and fintech companies leading to innovative solutions. [Read more…] about Jennifer Tramontana on the Rise of Prepaid Solutions in Canada’s Fintech Ecosystem
While the inflation rate has been steadily slowing down heading into 2024, Canada is still working its way out of an unprecedented housing crisis as Canadians feel the sting of higher rents, mortgage payments and property taxes. [Read more…] about Steering Through Economic Challenges: Canadian Financial Services in 2024
Despite collaborative efforts to combat cyber threats, Canada is seeing record surges in fraud and cybercrime.
Canada’s digital identity and data security standards aren’t keeping pace with online activity. Fortunately an ecosystem of innovators are trying to change that. [Read more…] about Q+A with ATB Ventures’ Chandra Rink on Strengthening Digital Identity in Canada
According to a recent report from Statista research, the total value of investments into fintech companies worldwide increased drastically between 2010 and 2019, when it reached 216.8 billion U.S. dollars. [Read more…] about Q+A with Information Venture Partners’ Co-founder on the Top Challenges for Enterprise B2B Fintech Startups
Ethereum’s Merge was the joining of the original execution layer of Ethereum, the Mainnet that has existed since genesis, with its new proof-of-stake consensus layer, the Beacon Chain. [Read more…] about Q+A with HIVE CEO Aydin Kilic on the Transition from Mining ETH to Exploring AI
Founded in 2021 by Andrew Kim, Carmen Da Silva and Dmitri Bourchtein, SHARE is a real estate technology company that specializes in sourcing high return US single-family rental homes and then professionally renovating, tenanting, and managing them on behalf of investors. [Read more…] about SHARE: Revolutionizing Real Estate Investment with Digital Solutions and US Single-Family Homes
Banking as a Service (BaaS) is a business model that allows banks to offer white labelled banking processes to fintechs and other corporations through the bank’s secure and regulated infrastructure. [Read more…] about Q+A with Fintel Connect Founder Nicky Senyard on Banking as a Service
Did you know that in most parts of Canada a real estate lawyer is necessary to process a housing-related transaction?
The conventional methods of buying and selling property often prove intricate and overwhelming, and that includes the tedious legal process. And yet, the legal stage of the home buying and selling process has been untapped. Until now. [Read more…] about Q+A with Doormat CEO Robert Saunders on the Need for Technology in the Real Estate Industry
Open banking is a financial services trend that enables third-party providers (TPPs) to access and use financial data from customers with their consent. This is achieved by utilizing application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow secure data exchange between financial institutions and TPPs. [Read more…] about Q+A with Financeit’s Michael Garrity on the Future of Open Banking in Canada