Welcome to the Fintech Hub

Your essential starting point to build, grow and scale.
From bold ideas to thriving startups, we provide the foundation for ambitious Canadian fintech leaders to build, grow and scale their solutions.

 

Whether you’re a first time founder, or an experienced entrepreneur, we are here to help you form a foundation of knowledge and build a network of peers and industry leaders that will get you where you want to go.

At Fintech Cadence, we recognize that not every entrepreneur starts out on the same footing. If you have a good idea and the desire to change financial services for the better, you deserve the support to make that dream a reality.

How the Hub can help you

The Fintech Hub is a long-term no-fee no-equity program for pre-series A startups with bold ideas.

Once enrolled, you get services that include access to optional monthly workshops and office hours from our program partners, service providers, peer-to-peer learning, lunch & learns with successful Canadian startups, and free software credits. Choose which opportunities fit your goals, and remember our Hub Lead is there to help you make the most of what the Hub has to offer.

Coaching

Refine your go-to-market strategy and business model through coaching and consultation with our industry experts.

Network

Connect you to a network of experts, potential clients and partners, including financial institutions and corporates.

Resources

Build and/or expand your knowledge around topics like financing, managing a team, marketing, regulations and more.

Support system

Meet other fintech founders who may be experiencing some of the same challenges you are facing. Receive tips and tricks from fellow peers.

Capitalize on Fintech Cadence extensive network and experience supporting early-stage fintechs to build, grow and scale.

We're looking for startups who:

  • validated the problem you’re trying to solve.
  • have at least 1 full-time person working on your technology-based solution that’s innovating and changing financial services.
  • are operating in Canada.
  • Have not passed Series A funding or over $10 Million in ARR.

 

The easiest way to know if you fit in the hub is to contact us. We love to get to know you and connect 1-1 to make sure the program fits your needs. Reach out to → hub@fintechcadence.com to book a call.

Key program details

Capacity Building 🧠

  • Office hours with specialized coaches/experts
  • Monthly lunch & learns from fintech leaders
  • Monthly workshops and webinars on business fundamentals
  • Pro-bono hours with accounting firms, legal firms, and other service providers

Connections 👥

  • Peer-to-peer access through our exclusive Slack community
  • Discounts on events and conferences
  • Monthly fintech founder networking sessions to discuss news, share wins & challenges, and get feedback
  • Opportunities to feature your startup in our public newsletter

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.)
  • Fintech-specific resource guide

Talent 🔍

  • Access to recruitment channels on Fintech Cadence’s job board and Slack Channel
  • Opportunity to be showcased at Fintech Cadence’s Career Fairs throughout the year

How enrollment works

It’s as simple as Apply, Interview and Go!

Step 1

Application Form

Applications are on a rolling basis. You can apply at any time and get access to the Hub right way: no waiting for the "next cohort" to start!

Step 2

Chat with us

We'll reach out within 5 business days to set up a chat. We'll: assess your goals, needs, fit and we'll determine how we can support you the most.

Step 3

Enrolment Start

We'll confirm your enrolment in the Fintech Hub and send you an on-boarding package with all the services you have access to.

Step 4

Periodic Check-ins

We'll sit with you to assess progress. We'll make sure you're getting the most out of the Hub and see if you are experiencing other gaps.

Snapshot of our software providers

Ready to access the Fintech Hub?

A big thank you to our Partners

Founding Sponsors | The Fintech Hub is sponsored by

The Fintech Hub is made possible with the support of TD Ready Commitment and Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Program Partners
Legal Service Partner
Payments Partner

Interested? Let's connect.

For Startups

For Partners

Have questions before applying?

Reach out and our Fintech Hub lead will contact you.

Interested in being a partner?

Send us a note and our Partnerships team will contact you.