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Microsoft and Mastercard team up to improve access to digital identities

Microsoft Corp. and Mastercard Inc., are teaming up for a new initiative, hoping to make it easier for more streamlined for people to use their digital identity online. In an announcement on Dec.

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Coinsquare acquires Toronto-based cryptocurrency wallet startup BlockEQ

Cryptocurrency buy and trade platform Coinsquare has announced the acquisition of the Toronto-based digital wallet startup BlockEQ to expand its reach in the world of digital currency. The acquisition was closed for $12 million CAD and

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Quickbooks announces updates to help small businesses with cash flow

Being an entrepreneur isn't easy, as co-owner of Tool Shed Brewing Company Graham Sherman put it to the audience at Quickbooks Connect conference, he would often found himself "crying into my pillow at

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Ratehub acquires finance media brand MoneySense from Rogers Media

RateHub Inc., an online comparison platform for mortgage rates, credit cards and insurance, has acquired personal finance media brand MoneySense from Rogers Media. According to a press release, Rogers and Ratehub are expected

Published on: November 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

RBC launches ‘robo-advisor’ service for automated investing

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is putting investment on autopilot, launching on Thursday a new 'robo-advisor' across Canada. RBC InvestEase is an online investment platform that offers automated advice, recommendations and ongoing portfolio

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Property technology focused Alate Partners launches with $40 million in seed funding

Today a new business launched in Toronto with the focus of funding, developing and adopting technology to help improve the property and real estate market. Alate Partners launched its property technology or proptech business

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Home of Toronto Maple Leafs & Raptors making move to cashless food and beverage stalls

Toronto's Scotiabank Arena may soon be a cash free-zone, as Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment (MLSE) group is testing out cashless food and beverage kiosks which has led to an increased number of transactions,

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Fast growing payments system Adyen expands to Canada

International payment processor Adyen, which boasts customers like eBay, and Microsoft has expanded its platform into Canada. The Amsterdam-based company announced on Tuesday it is bringing its full-scale unified commerce payment system to

Published on: October 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

New Moneris analytics tool shows ROI of digital marketing for brick-and-mortar stores

A new digital analytics tool from Moneris Solutions Corp. is hoping to make it easier for retailers to measure the effect digital ad spending can have on in-store purchases and ROI with its

Published on: October 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

ATB Financial, IBM partnership focuses on digital transformation in banking

Alberta-based ATB Financial is deepening its relationship with IBM Corp., with the creation of a Digital Innovation Lab and mobile/web-based platform as it continues to digitally transform its business offerings and provide customers

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

TD Bank’s ‘Layer 6’ to bring machine learning personalization to diabetes care

Layer 6 AI is teaming up with the University of Toronto (UofT) to bring its personalization focused deep learning technology to the world of healthcare, with a focus on diabetes. The TD Bank

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

TD Bank helps Canadian startups with patents

TD Bank Group is no stranger to investing in artificial intelligence and Canadian startups; acquiring Layer 6 at the beginning of this year, and partnering with Kasisto in October of last year and Toronto-based

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Digital tools drive economic growth: PayPal

Businesses that leverage e-commerce experience significantly accelerated growth, says PayPal Canada after a recent study. The research involved over 4,000 Canadian small businesses that handle between $30,000 to $3 million in online transactions

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Tom Li

BDO Canada moves to enterprise cloud, hoping to become the “firm of the future”

Las Vegas - Since it was founded in 1921, BDO Canada, has grown from an accounting firm to a professional services firm that offers everything from legal, tax, assurance and advisory services and

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canada’s payments modernization effort chugs towards ‘real time rail’ by end of 2019

Do you remember what making payments was like in the year 2000? At a restaurant, you'd either be counting out your pennies and calculating the tip percentage in your head. Or if you

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson