Registrations are currently open until February 23rd, 11:59pm ET.

FINTECH CERTIFICATE

Discover the world of fintech

A flagship
educational certification

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 Fintech Certificate provides an opportunity to learn about the fintech industry, its impact, its challenges, and its opportunities 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.

75%

3 out of 4 financial services consumers have adopted financial technologies for money transfer and payments worldwide.

56%

Is the fintech adoption rate for banking and payments SMEs worldwide.

50%

The adoption rate of Canadian fintech has surged from 8% in 2015 to over half of all financial consumers.

February 2024 Cohort

It will take place every 2nd Saturday from February 10th to May 4th, between 12pm – 4pm EST.
  • It will be held online via zoom.
  • It will be in English.
  • Early bird pricing until January 7th:
    • Professionals: $450
    • Students: $200
    • An optional “à-la-carte” course selection is available
  • Registrations Close February 23rd 2024
  • You must attend min. 6 out of 7 courses to receive the certificate.

How the Certificate can help you

1) Knowledge

Through experiential learning activities, case studies, workshops, and seminars. You will gain:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, technologies, and trends in fintech. Discover the myriad of opportunities that financial technologies have to offer. 
  • The necessary skillset to adopt and leverage financial technologies in your personal and professional life.

2) Networking

Throughout the program, you will meet:

  • Experts, researchers, and academics in the field of AI, Blockchain, Regulations and connect with ecosystem organizations as well as VC’s and Accelerators.
  •  You’ll have the opportunity to meet with fintech ecosystem leaders from around the world

3) Resources

As part of the program, you will have access to the following resources:

  • Exclusive access to an archive of recorded workshops for the duration of your enrolment
  • Software credits with the most relevant software for fintech startups (IBM, Amazon AWS, Plaid, etc.)
  • Access to recruitment channels on Fintech Cadence’s job board and Slack Channels

Certificate in numbers

  • 6 Editions
  • 50+ speakers
  • 150+ graduates

The Certificate is designed for

Professionals in a non-fintech sector:

Professionals in a non-fintech sector Interested in making informed decisions about implementing financial technologies in their personal or professional lives.​

Students

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

Professionals in the fintech and technology sectors:

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

Entrepreneurs

Founders who are looking to gain more expertise in the field. *The fintech certificate is open to learners in Canada and worldwide.

Courses List Overview

Course 1

Ecosystem Introduction

 Introduction & overview of the fintech ecosystem.

 February 10th | 12pm-4pm EST

Course 2

Regulations & Open-Banking

Introduction & overview of regulations and open-banking.

February 24th | 12pm-4pm EST

Course 3

Building Blocks of AI

Understanding big data, machine learning, and its ethics in fintech.

March 9th | 12pm-4pm EST

Course 4

Payment Rails & FI Strategies

Overview of the payments rail and understanding of Financial Institutions (FI). March 23rd | 12pm-4pm EST

Course 5

Blockchain Overview

Understanding blockchain and its uses in the financial sector.

April 6th | 12pm-4pm EST

Course 6

Fintech Valuations

Understanding fintech valuations & the fundraising journey of fintech startups.

April 20th | 12pm-4pm EST

Course 7

Financial Health
and ESG

Glimpse at Financial Health and ESG in fintech as well as the official wrap-up of the Fintech Certificate.

May 4th | 12pm-4pm EST 

Interested?

Ready to obtain your Fintech Certification?

Testimonials from our 2023 participants

2023 Certificate Speakers

On 2023, these top caliber experts in the Finance landscape shared a wealth of knowledge and their valuable experience with our participants:

Ticket registration: experience the certificate in 3 ways

Full certificate

Join the Certificate now!

Deadline to register: February 23rd.

Student: $250

Professional: $500

A-la carte pricing

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.

Corporate bundles

Would you like your employees to have a fintech certificate? Contact us to learn more: [email protected]

Contact us

We know how valuable your time is. If you’d rather schedule a call with the FC team, you can contact us here: [email protected]

FAQ

The program will be delivered online.

To get the certificate you must attend 6 out of 7 courses describe above.

The Certificate will be fully delivered in English.

No. Given that the Certificate is delivered in an online format, it can be attended from anywhere worldwide.

Enroll today and earn your Fintech Certificate!

Registrations are currently open until February 3rd, 11:59pm ET. An “À-la-carte” course selection is also available. 
Please note these costs do not include taxes and fees.

Do you work in the world of fintech and want your staff to be updated with the latest trends while understanding its impact, challenges and opportunities? Corporate Packages are available. Please email us at [email protected] with your details and we will connect.