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Marcus Daniels, CEO and Founding Partner at Highline Beta, argues that multinational corporations need to rethink their business models in the wake of COVID-19.
With COVID-19, it has never been more important to understand how Canadian firms innovate. The Conference Board of Canada is publishing an in-depth study on how innovation translates into growth.
Canadian tech firms and ecosystem partners are invited to join the survey. You will be first to receive the full report.
Vitesse, a FinTech providing real-time cross-border payments for businesses, scores £6.6M Series A (TECHCRUNCH)
The company says the new investment will be used for growth, including building out its sales and marketing functions, and expanding Vitesse’s footprint in the U.S. market.
The London-based FinTech startup blamed the mounting losses on its investment in international expansion and new product offerings.
Halifax startup Groundhog lawsuit alleges US-based ConsenSys stole code to create rival product (BETAKIT)
Halifax-based crypto startup Groundhog has filed a complaint against New York-based Ethereum company ConsenSys.
Facebook goes all-in on FinTech with launch of new product group (COINTELEGRAPH)
Facebook is determined not to take “no” for an answer when it comes to FinTech.
German market watchdog let staff trade in Wirecard shares (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
Germany’s stock-market regulator allowed its staff to trade Wirecard AG shares while it was investigating the company, putting the spotlight again on an agency that has come under scrutiny for ignoring red flags about the now insolvent FinTech giant for a decade.
FinTech funding falls as COVID-19 hits home (FINEXTRA)
As the COVID-19 fallout hit home, FinTech funding saw its third straight quarterly decline in Q2, according to data from Forrester.
A new petition launched by the CFIB is urging the federal government to enact specific changes to four COVID-19 aid programs.
Routable, a FinTech startup with Seattle roots, came out of stealth mode and announced a $12 million Series A funding round.
Two demographics inspired FinTech startup cred.ai to create its Unicorn Card: banking newcomers and millennial/Gen Z Americans with weak credit histories who are distrustful of the financial system.