Nesto’s Path: Speed, Trust, and Fintech Success with Malik Yacoubi

Author: Maria Aponte Accelerating Growth and Building Trust: Insights from Malik Yacoubi, Founder of Nesto In a recent Fireside Chat with Malik Yacoubi, the visionary founder and CEO of Nesto, we delved into the fascinating journey of disrupting the $450 billion mortgage industry in Canada. With over $160 million in funding and a team of […]

Kicking Off IFH Lab 2023: An Inside Look at Our Orientation

On July 27th and 28th, our 2023 IFH Lab Cohort kicked off the program with a two-day orientation session together in Toronto. The eight startups gathered in person and had the opportunity to network, hear from experts in multiple domains, attend workshops, and more. Let’s dive into the orientation and its many insights! Meet the […]

Startup Stories – Orchid B

Interview by Skyla Valade Orchid B is a Game Changer for Freelancer and Small Business Administration So, you want to start a business or take one of your skills to the next level. Where do you go? You’ll have to understand legal and tax requirements specific to you and your customers’ locations. You’ll have to […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Matias from Rextie

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Matias Maciel, CFO at Rextie, a recent graduate in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. Rextie offers the chance for their users to buy and sell USD through their digital platform for both the B2C and B2B markets. The fastest and safest way, at the best […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Michelle and Bruce Malcolm from Geoclique

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Bruce & Michelle Malcolm, Co-Founders at Geoclique, recent graduates in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. GeoClique aims to modernize the real estate market using on-demand asset tokenization, simplifying access to property purchase, investment management, and liquidity. Can you tell us about your backstory and what […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Liza from Chexy

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Liza Akhvledziani, Founder and CEO at Chexy, a recent graduate in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. Chexy is the first-ever rewards program tailor-made for renters, allowing them to pay digitally, while earning rewards on every dollar they spend on rent. Can you tell us about […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Mohamed from Cashflow.io

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Mohamed Salamé, Founder and CTO at Cashflow.io, a recent graduate in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. Cashflow.io helps brick-and-mortar companies go paperless and improve cash flow by giving them access to and centralizing digital payment tools already available to online businesses. Can you tell us […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Geoff from At School Today

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Geoff Jordan, Founder and President at At School Today, a recent graduate in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. At School Today provides communication, auto-fill permission forms and school payments on a smartphone. Parents pay digitally in a flash. Can you tell us about your backstory […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Rene from Labora

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Rene Blanco, Founder and Director of Operations at  Labora, a recent graduate in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. LABORA does real-time payroll transfers for farmers on behalf of their temporary farm workers at discounted fees and exchange rates. Can you tell us about your backstory […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Jennifer from Finliti

Interview between Maria Aponte, Head of Programs at Fintech Cadence and Jennifer Schell, Founder and CEO at Finliti, a recent graduate in our Ascension 2022 Cohort. Finliti is an engaging platform for investors. Understand risk to reap the rewards. Build your financial future! Can you tell us about your backstory and what inspired you to […]