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Mastercard to provide free cybersecurity assessments to small Canadian businesses

RiskRecon, a Mastercard company, is offering free cybersecurity tools to help small Canadian businesses with up to 100 employees through December 31, 2020 to...

Mastercard study finds a significant rise in the use of contactless payments amid COVID-19

There has been a significant surge in contactless payments for everyday purchases since the onset of COVID-19, according to a new study. The Mastercard global...

DMZ and Oxford Properties come to the aid of OneEleven’s members

OneEleven's partners, DMZ and Oxford Properties have come forward to help OneEleven members impacted by the sudden closure of the tech accelerator.  Hard hit by...

Don’t rush into e-commerce because of COVID-19, says expert

With the COVID-19 crisis forcing retailers and restaurants to close their doors, some are thinking of shifting quickly to selling products online to bring...

Canada’s economic relief efforts are a good start, but tech scale-ups demand clarity around eligibility

Some parts of Canada's economic relief efforts are receiving a lukewarm response from technology scale-ups, according to a new report that also says cash...

CATA asks PM to assist tech firms with rapid emergency aid

*This story has been updated to include comments from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) says the federal government confirmed...

eBay launches program to help SMBs move their business online

By Catherine Morin   E-commerce giant eBay has launched a program to help small businesses and physical retailers keep their operations running during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Canadians spend more when they use cards, but most SMBs still make it hard for them to do that

Nearly 90 per cent of Canadian consumers think it’s important to support local small and medium businesses, but according to a recent report, SMBs...

Payments Canada enables wider use of digital debit payments 

Payments Canada says it's making it easier for merchants to offer debit as an alternative to cash thanks to new regulations. The latest rule called...

Canadian businesses are doing a poor job helping employees travel safely and effectively, says new study

Traveling for work is often stressful for employees, but a recent global survey of business travelers by SAP Concur dug a little deeper into...

TD and The Big Push team up and launch ‘Lift-Off’ program to support women entrepreneurs

TD Bank Group and a Toronto-based business accelerator have entered into an agreement designed to support women entrepreneurs in six key areas of business,...

Toronto startup wants to cut the time it takes for Canadian startups to scale in half

It takes roughly 10 years for Canadian startups to scale. Highline Beta is working towards cutting that time in half.  Highline Beta is a Toronto-based...

Small businesses outside of big cities driving Shopify’s merchant base in Canada

There are over 34,000 Shopify merchants in Canada living outside of the six major urban centers, representing more than 64 per cent of all...

TD Bank opens new operations hub in Toronto

Among a swath of other news at TD's annual TD Tech Day event in Toronto, the bank announced a new 9,000 square foot facility...

Samsung Pay Cash is released as a mobile budgeting tool

Samsung Pay has gained new capabilities as Samsung has announced the addition of Samsung Pay Cash and the Money Transfer service. Samsung Pay Cash The Samsung...

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