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Street Contxt says it is solving a serious pain point in the capital markets system.
Michele Romanow helped cofound Buytopia and SnapSaves and is a judge on Dragon’s Den. But her real financial education started when she was six. (sponsored)
The company works with MBAs to secure loans with rates as low as 5.78% APR. It claims it saves borrowers more than $14,000 on average over the life of the loan.
It’s so-called digital-first banks or FinTech startups taking various slices of the traditional banking pie that the company appears to have its targets set going forward.
UK digital challenger bank Starling has raised $70 million from Harald McPike, the founder of Bahamas-based quantitative investment manager QuantRes.
“We really felt that starting to develop relationships with FinTech companies would be a catalyst for us.” – Rob Paterson, Alterna CEO
Vancouver’s Voleo is one of the 15 startups heading to London.