National Bank invests $103 million in Flinks, takes majority stake
National Bank of Canada is investing $103 million in Flinks, a Montreal financial data company. As part of the deal, National Bank acquire..
Fintech Cadence Adds Toronto Presence
Montreal-based Fintech Cadence, Canada’s fintech hub, has announced today that it is absorbing another Canadian fintech catalyst, Toronto’..
Fintech Growth Creates Canada’s Newest Unicorn
For years Wealthsimple has been one of Canada’s leading financial technology companies and operates one of the country’s largest and faste..
Nuvei Corporation Completes US$833 Million IPO
As reported by MTLinTech in late August, Montreal’s Nuvei released its IPO last week raising about $730 million US on the TSX. The stock p..
Montreal Fintech Nuvei Seeking $2 Billion+ IPO
Media reports have surfaced indicating that Montreal’s Nuvei Technologies, a Fintech founded in 2003 by Philip Fayer, is preparing to file..
Lightspeed a Money Lender, Reports $20M Loss
Montreal’s favorite point of sale startup turned scaleup turned public company is now offering loans to certain customers it pre-qualifies..
Montreal’s Mobeewave acquired by Apple
Montreal FinTech Mobeewave has been making it possible for anyone to accept money using their phone since 2011, digitizing in-person peer-..
Lightspeed Revenue Way Up, Still Reports Loss
Montreal’s Lightspeed POS announced year end results May 21. This marked the end of the company’s first full year as a public entity. The ..
Teen Finance Startup Born as 100% Remote Work Culture
Wingocard is one of Montreal’s newest fintech startups, but with one important twist. When Sebastien Brault, Mehdi Mehni and Salvatore D’A..
Aquantix Takes $100,000 National Bank Prize
A months long innovation competition designed to improve wealth management in Canada has concluded. National Bank, in collaboration with F..
Elisabeth Laett Joins Holt Accelerator as Managing Partner
Earlier this month, one of Canada’s most powerful women in fintech, Elisabeth Laett joined Montreal’s Holt Fintech Accelerator as Managing..
Canada Life First to Make Virtual Health Care a Standard Benefit
This morning Canada Life announced it has selected Montreal’s Dialogue Technologies to supply it with a virtual health care solution for i..
National Bank Launches Innovation Competition
National Bank is launching the “Innovation Competition” and inviting fintech innovators to participate. The objective for those taking par..
AMF, Finance Montreal Announce Research Chair @ UQAM
This morning at the 2019 Canada FinTech Forum, the creation of the AMF-Finance Montréal Research Chair was announced. The Chair will be de..
Who Invests in Your Startup is as Important as How Much
Breathe Life CEO Ian Jeffrey is on a role. His company’s got traction, competitors are slow, the market is huge and he’s recently closed $..