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Visa and Paypal launch Instant Transfer in Canada

Business owners often need access to their money immediately. In fact, a survey commissioned by Visa Inc. found 85 per cent of small businesses say they would likely switch to a new merchant

Published on: July 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Interac and Mastercard announce international e-transfers at Collision

Canadians will now be able to transfer money to Europe through the Interac Corp.'s e-Transfer platform, thanks to a collaboration with Mastercard Inc., as was announced today at Collision in Toronto. Leveraging the

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Collision 2019: TD calls for banks to collaborate more with fintech startups on AI solutions

AI and machine learning have become a large part of the financial industry, and some within the industry are calling for banks to be more open to collaboration with AI startups to accelerate

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

TD Bank chooses Microsoft Azure, says hyperscalers have ‘upped their game’

Microsoft Azure has become TD Bank Group’s go-to cloud provider for all of its big data and artificial intelligence (AI) needs, the bank announced recently, further signaling large enterprises’ increasing comfort around the

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Federal budget 2019: Tech community welcomes Global Talent Stream commitment, SR&ED expansion

By Brian Jackson and Buckley Smith  Insiders of Canada's technology community reviewed the budget as taking steps in the right direction to help firms scale up operations, but were critical that the Liberal

Published on: March 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Inside the Ontario company aiming to simplify the mortgage process

The startup Moregidge, which found a home at York University's YSpace, seeks to digitally connect mortgage brokers with those on their path to the home-buying journey. Founded in February 2018, Markham-based Moregidge is laser-focused on

Published on: March 15th, 2019 StartUpToronto

ITAC puts forth suggestions for ICT industry in 2019 federal budget

The Canadian federal government is tabling the 2019 budget on March 19 and the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) has addressed some serious concerns in its pre-budget submission that it believes would

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Federal budget preview: What the Council of Canadian Innovators wants to see

Innovative Canadian firms looking to scale up their businesses are looking for next week's federal budget to provide guidance on a national data strategy, commit to recruiting top talent from abroad, and open

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Mastercard acquires Toronto-based Ethoca to improve fraud detection

In an effort to step up its security for digital commerce fraud, Mastercard has acquired Toronto-based company Ethoca. Ethoca uses collaboration-based technology to bring together card issuers, ecommerce merchants, and online businesses to

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI changing the financial industry, although hurdles remain

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already brought about large changes throughout society, maybe nowhere more than in the world of business. The financial services industry is no exception. According to a survey conducted by

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Sage opens nominations for new Circle of Excellence Accounting awards

The Canadian arm of Sage Group plc, makers of multi-platform cloud business management software Sage Business Cloud, recently announced the launch of the Sage Circle of Excellence Accounting Awards, honouring the best and

Published on: February 21st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

TD’s digital mortgage application aims to take the pain out of buying a home

TD Bank Group has announced the launch of a new digital mortgage application designed to make it easier for potential homebuyers to apply for a mortgage. The new digital mortgage application completes a

Published on: January 24th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

India-based financial app Paytm finds success in Canada with innovation lab

Its brand new office space may be simple but the problems being solved at Paytm Labs, are anything but; the Toronto office for the Indian-based payments app is in charge of making sure the app works perfectly

Published on: January 18th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Square opens up payment system to app developers with SDK

Square Inc. today launched its SDK (software development kit) for developers, enabling retailers to integrate it as a payment option. The new in-app payment software allows retailers to process payments with Square through

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

TD announces more personalized banking app with new AI chatbot

TD Bank Group is introducing even more personalized experiences to its mobile banking app, today launching its new artificial intelligence-powered chatbot TD Clari. Clari is part of a new app update and TD's strategy

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Meagan Simpson