Discover the world of fintech

Enter our contest for a chance to win a free registration to our 2023 edition

A flagship educational program since 2018

The program was designed by Fintech Cadence in 2018 and adapts every year to reflect current realities and trends in fintech.
Regardless of your academic background, the certificate provides an opportunity to learn about the fintech industry, its impact, its challenges and its opportunity in our society. During the program, you will meet with financial institutions, VCs, founders, top experts in the field and other key stakeholders across Canada and around the world. 


Since the beginning of the program, we’ve seen +120 fintech fellows graduated from the program.

The Certificate is designed for:


Professionals in the financial sector looking to deepen their knowledge in fintech


University students who have an interest in entering the sector once graduated


Founders who are looking to gain more expertise in the field

About the 2023 Certificate

  • It will be held online via zoom.
  • It will take place every 2nd Saturday from February 4th to April 29th, between 12pm – 5pm EST.
  • It will be in english
  • It is open to anyone in Canada
  • An optional “à-la-carte” course selection is available
  • Get access to networking opportunities and meeeting key stakeholders in the Canadian fintech ecosystem.

The curriculum - 100% virtual

Register for the full Certificate or register for an individual course.

Course 1

February 4th
12pm-5pm EST

& overview of the

Course 2

February 18th
12pm-5pm EST

Introduction & overview of regulations, regtech 
and open-banking

Course 3

March 4th
12pm-5pm EST

Understanding big data, machine learning and its
ethics in fintech

Course 4

March 18th
12pm-5pm EST

Understanding of  of Financial Institutions’s strategies

Course 5

April 1st
12pm-5pm EST

Understanding blockchain and its uses in the financial sector

Course 6

April 15th
12pm-5pm EST

Understanding fintech valuations & the journey of fintech startups

Course 7

April 29th
12pm-5pm EST

Glimpse at Financial Health and ESG in fintech. Certificate review and wrap-up

In addition, we will also be inviting Canadian startups and scale-ups to provide their experience on starting a company in fintech, the challenges they've experienced the opportunities they see ahead in fintech and their sector. Here are some past startups that have joined:

More guest lecturers to be announced.

The principles of the certificate

  1. Comprehensive learning : We will discuss the concepts, technologies and trends in fintech and deepen our understanding of them.
  2. Industry experts: Canada is fortunate to host a range of experts, researchers and academics working in the fintech sector who will be joining as guest lecturers.
  3. Innovation: Fintech Cadence is at the cutting edge of innovation in the financial industry.  We will share the most up-to-date trends and technologies and get a glimpse into the future.
  4. International perspective: Along with provincial and national trends, we will meet with fintech ecosystems from around the world.
  5. Diverse teaching methods: The certificate will utilize various methods that have proven to engage students, experiential learning activities, case studies, workshops and seminars.
  6. Network: Meet experts in the field of AI, Blockchain, Regulations and connect with ecosystem organizations as well as VC’s and Accelerators.

Experience the Certificate in 3 ways

Register for the full
Fintech Certificate experience


Early-Bird registrations will open December 2nd until January 2nd .

    • Student: $150
    • Professional: $300

Regular registrations will open January 3rd until February 4th .

    • Student: $250
    • Professional: $500
Please note these costs do not include fees or taxes.
An optional "à-la-carte"
course selection is available
  • Select the individual courses you’re interested in. You will only have access to that class and any materials provided related to it:
    • Student: $50 per course
    • Professional: $100 per course.
Please note these costs do not include fees or taxes.
Corporate package available for 5 employees registration
  • Would you like your employees to have a fintech certificate? Reach out below to learn more.

Enter the contest for a chance to win free registration to our 2023 Fintech Certificate.