Toronto’s Finaeo has announced a $5.35 million funding round, led Luge Capital, supported by RGAX, the transformation unit of global reinsurer RGA, San Francisco-based Rising Tide Fund, iNovia Capital and a strong angel syndicate, led by AngelList Partner, Alex Norman. Continue reading “Finaeo Raises $5 Million to Transform the Distribution of Insurance”
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Four Canadian startups won top honours at the FinTech Startup Pitch Contest, which took place during the 2018 Canada FinTech Forum in Montreal yesterday. Continue reading “Canada FinTech Forum Awards Four Startups Over $300K”
The Canada FinTech Forum takes place from October 29th to 31st at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal with more than 70 speakers will be there to discuss this year’s theme, “Open Innovation in Financial Services”. Continue reading “Finance Montréal Launches Sixth Edition of the Canada FinTech Forum”
Montreal startup Flinks has raised a $1.75 million round from National Bank and Luge Capital.
Flinks’ financial API allows users to synchronize their banking information with the app of their choosing in the savings, investment, and cryptocurrency sectors. A number of large financial service providers, including TransferWise, Wealthsimple and ATB Financial, are already using its platform.
Flinks is a leading open banking enabler in Canada and currently connects almost 200 fintechs and banks in Canada, U.S. and Europe to over 250 million financial accounts.
This investment round will be used to accelerate growth and market an AI-powered risk assessment solution based on the transaction habits of end-users and the health of their financial accounts.
Innostart Capital, Panache, iNovia Capital and Conconi Growth Partners, also participated in the financing round.