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 […]

STARTUP PROFILES: MEET ROYA FROM WALLETIFAI

Interview between Molly Willats, Head of Program Development for Financial Health at Fintech Cadence and Roya Kachooei, Founder and CEO at Walletifai, a current fintech in our IFH Lab 2022 Cohort. Whether the goal is a downpayment for a house, a much needed beach vacation, or a rainy day fund that helps you sleep a […]

STARTUP PROFILES: MEET MYLES FROM CHROMA

Interview between Molly Willats, Head of Program Development for Financial Health at Fintech Cadence and Myles, Founder and CEO at Chroma, a current fintech in our IFH Lab 2022 Cohort. Co-founders Myles Shedden, Riley Pickerl, and Yacine Bara launched Chroma to address what they saw as a glaring inequity in our financial system. The credit […]

STARTUP PROFILES: MEET AMY FROM REQUITY HOMES

Interview between Molly Willats, Head of Program Development for Financial Health at Fintech Cadence and Amy, Founder and CEO at Requity Homes, a current fintech in our IFH Lab 2022 Cohort. Homeownership is one of the surest ways to build individual and generational wealth, but it is becoming increasingly inaccessible to many Canadians.  Whether it’s […]

Startup Profiles: Meet Dan from Billi

Interview between Molly Willats, Head of Program Development for Financial Health at Fintech Cadence and Dan Barton, Co-Founder and COO at Billi Labs, a current fintech in our IFH Lab 2022 Cohort. Introducing Billi! The operating system for your money Co-founders Dan Barton and Tyrone Sinclair have been working on building Billi since June of […]

Discover the 2022 Ascension Cohort

Fintech Cadence gives a warm welcome to its fifth cohort of its Ascension program!  Ascension’s new focus this year is on preparing and connecting early-stage startups with funding opportunities. The program will cover what instruments are available (equity-based or non-dilutive capital) and will guide founders on how to leverage and maximize each funding avenue. After a […]

Reflections on the IFH Lab 2022 Kick Off

By Molly Willats From May 25-27, 2022, Fintech Cadence welcomed the third cohort of the IFH Lab with a bang – three days of in-person workshops, our first in-person mentor speed-dating in over two years and of course, a party! From a strong pool of applicants, to a tough round of interviews, down to a […]

Fintech Cadence @ The Canadian Fintech Summit

F8th winning the CFS Pitch Battle of Day 2. Members of the Fintech Cadence team made their way to Toronto last week to take part in the Canadian Fintech Summit (CFS). FC’s Fearless Leader, Executive Director Layial El-Hadi and Peerless Head of Partnership Nina-Mae Proulx were excited not only to see so many colleagues from […]

Seeking Canadian Fintechs For Good

Applications are now open for Innovate FInancial Health (IFH) Lab 2022. We are seeking six to eight early-stage ventures using technology to improve the financial lives of Canadians, particularly those more financially vulnerable. Find out more here and apply by March 22nd 2022. Events such as a workplace injury, unexpected loss of a job, or […]