Canadian fintech firm FundThrough acquires invoice factoring business of U.S. financial services provider BlueVine

FundThrough, a Canadian financial technology platform that provides invoice payments services to businesses, has announced that it has acquired the invoice factoring business of U.S.-based financial technology company BlueVine.  FundThrough says the acquisition

Published on: January 19th, 2022 Pragya Sehgal

Mastercard releases The Rise of Open Banking report

Mastercard’s The Rise of Open Banking report reveals that open banking is allowing people to have control over their personal data while still extracting value from it.  According to the report, while still

Published on: December 14th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Montreal-based Amadis partners with Middle East financial solution provider

Montreal-based payment software solution provider Amadis is partnering with eMcREY, a Middle East financial solution provider allowing Saudi Arabian merchants to transform mobile devices into contactless point of sale (POS) terminals. The partnership

Published on: December 13th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Swoop Funding comes to Canada

Swoop Funding, an Irish-based financial services company, has officially launched in Canada. Swoop is looking to help Canadian SMEs discover the right funding solutions to meet their business goals across sources such as

Published on: November 3rd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Fintech firm Stripe is on a hiring spree to fill its first Canadian office in Toronto

San Francisco-based financial technology firm Stripe has announced it will soon open its first Canadian office in downtown Toronto, Ontario, and is hiring for roles in engineering, product development, and sales. The company

Published on: October 1st, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Are you eligible to apply to Intuit’s new corporate VC program?

Intuit announced last week the launch of Intuit Ventures, a new venture capital (VC) program for businesses aimed to speed up innovation for growing tech startups and fintech companies. Who can apply? The

Published on: September 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

New recognition for women in FinTech & Blockchain

ITWC, Canada’s premier source for technology news and content creation, is thrilled to announce the inaugural Top Women in FinTech & Blockchain recognition program. “There are many Canadian women making significant contributions to

Published on: March 5th, 2021 Steve Proctor

U of T launches FinTech boot camp

The University of Toronto has launched a FinTech boot camp and applications are open. The course, which is 24 weeks long and is composed of two night classes during the week and one

Published on: February 3rd, 2020 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

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

Canadian-based Coinsquare makes first international move, launches in Europe

Toronto-born cryptocurrency trading platform Coinsquare is making its first international move, expanding into a number of countries in the European Union. Today, Coinsquare announced it has officially launched in 25 European countries, including the

Published on: December 19th, 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