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Wealthsimple has entered into a partnership with Grayhawk Investment Strategies, an independent wealth management firm
Transsion Future Hub, a subsidiary of Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion, is teaming up with Kenya’s Wapi Capital to source and fund early-stage African FinTech startups.
Overbond, a Toronto-founded AI and FinTech startup, is partnering with business school HEC Montreal, Concordia University, and the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO) to open a series of R&D labs.
Flatfair, a London-based FinTech that lets landlords offer “deposit-free” renting to tenants, has raised $11 million in funding.
Montreal-based FinTech company Nuvei has completed the acquisition of UK-based SafeCharge International Group for $1.1 billion CAD ($889 million USD).
UK FinTech Curve launches crowdfunding campaign(BUSINESSCLOUD)
The seven-figure raise, penned for September, follows in the footsteps of Monzo, Revolut, and Freetrade.
Coinberry, a Toronto-based digital crypto platform, is partnering with Singapore-based Cyclebit to offer a cryptocurrency-to-retail payment processing solution.
The right people to solve the trillion-dollar student debt crisis might be the ones who are suffering from it the hardest.
The organization said Canada’s digital asset ecosystem is currently being stifled due to a lack of regulatory clarity and a lack of commitment from the government.
Global FinTech funding drops, but deal volume holds up(INVESTMENTEXECUTIVE)
Accenture says drop in deal value reflects the absence of a “mega transaction” in H1.