Mastercard to bring ‘selfie pay’ to Canada this summer

MasterCard will officially be rolling out its biometric payment service, MasterCard Identity Check - a smartphone app which allows users to verify purchases by taking a selfie instead of entering a password -

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks adds payment processing to services

Cloud-based accounting service FreshBooks has added payment processing functionality to its solution, addressing what it calls the No. 1 problem facing small- and mid-sized services businesses: cash flow. FreshBooks integrates the WePay payment

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Dave Webb

Vogogo raises $8.5M to help ‘cryptobusinesses’ accept Canadian dollars

For businesses that deal with Bitcoin, it can be hard enough to master cryptocurrency transactions – but it’s a whole new game when they start accepting Canadian dollars and begin working with banks.

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Candice So

Well.ca loses customer credit card data in security breach

Well.ca, a Canadian online retailer for health and beauty products, has suffered a data breach, losing the credit card information of "a few thousand" of its customers. In an email to its customers

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Candice So

Bitcoin fever: How Bitcoin lost battles but is winning the war

By Shawna-Kay Scarlett Bitcoins and virtual currencies alike have had their fair share of shine in the press, receiving raves for being the wave of future currency. On the converse, bitcoins and virtual

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Fueled

Sage launches invoicing solution for SMBs

Sage North America rolled out a new online accounting and invoicing solution for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) today, aiming to help them get paid faster. Branded as Sage One, the new solution

Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So

Gittip founder starts Open Company Initiative

The creator of an open payments system that allows users to give small weekly cash gifts to help other users pay their bills is now extending the concept to a wider initiative for

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ingenico brings more mobile payment options to Canadian retailers

Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Wave Accounting transforms with new Wave rebrand

Toronto-based online accounting software startup Wave Accounting is rebranding itself and calling out its major competitors in the bookkeeping business.Wave Accounting has re-launched to become WaveApps.com and has launched a suite of new

Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Never miss a parcel delivery again with BufferBox

Delivery failure is not an option.That's the motto on the Web site of BufferBox.com, a Waterloo, Ont.-based startup founded by a team of University of Waterloo Mechatronics Engineering grads fed up with missing

Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

New apps ‘boost’ mobile phone payments in Canada

When you fancy something in at a department store, do you reach for wallet or grab your phone? Darrell MacMullin, general manager of PayPal Canada believes it won't be long now before many

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano