Today, Equifax announced that it is the latest financial institution to join the MaRS FinTech cluster, MaRS’ hub dedicated to connecting financial incumbents and startups and driving the next generation of financial services.
Equifax joins institutions like Manulife, American Express Canada, TMX, and Interac that have set up shop in the cluster. Equifax’s goal is to act as a mentor for FintTechs tartups.
“As an innovator in financial technologies ourselves, Equifax is excited to explore co-development and co-innovation opportunities with up-and-coming enterprises as a corporate partner for MaRS,” said Chris Briggs, chief marketing officer at Equifax Canada. “FinTech is an exciting field that is delivering fresh, new ideas to the financial sector. With our history and expertise in the industry, we bring immense value to organizations looking to grow their business in Canada and beyond.”
MaRS’ FinTech cluster promises Fintech entrepreneurs access to advisory services, venture capital opportunities, and a national network of corporate partners, financial institutions, and 200 other FinTech ventures.