Startup Stories – BUYPROPERLY

BuyProperly is Making Investing More Accessible   Meet Khushboo Jha, founder of BuyProperly. In 2019, she was getting fed up by the world of real estate investing. The lack of accessibility to wealth-building opportunities for the average person has consistently caused frustration for her. Despite the inaccessibility of such opportunities, she was convinced that there […]

Startup Stories – PULSE AI

PulseAI is Pushing the Boundaries of Data Analytics & Education   For 8 years, Nicholas Ponari found himself continuously using the same formulas, spreadsheets, and approach to financial management. Being an angel investor in numerous companies, he decided to pursue a Master’s degree in Financial Innovation and Technology, aiming to assume the responsibility of managing accounting […]

Startup Stories – Profitual

Profitual Is Helping More Companies Succeed by Democratizing Financial Intelligence As venture capitalists, Daniel Hoyles and Raymond Fitzpatrick got a higher than average exposure to the world of startups, founders, and funding. Through this work, they kept coming into contact with a simple problem: startups didn’t have the financial information they needed, a way to […]

Startup Stories – FundEvolve

  FUNDEVOLVE IS BRINGING FINANCIAL LITERACY TO CANADIAN WOMEN  When Zainab Williams was volunteering her financial planning services to women hit hard by the pandemic, a concerning truth made itself apparent. She realized quickly that young women, especially in underserved demographics, weren’t getting the resources or guidance they needed to succeed financially. The concept In […]

Startup Stories – STOCKCALC

Interview by Skyla Valade STOCKCALC IS TAKING THEIR NEXT STEP Back in 2013, Brian Donovan incorporated stockcalc when he had the perfect opportunity to switch gears in his professional life. As an expert with a background and interest in stock valuation who found himself between jobs, he decided that the startup journey was worth a […]

Startup Stories – ReInvest Wealth

Interview by Skyla Valade ReInvest Wealth is Transforming Accounting ReInvest Wealth is at the intersection of accounting software and AI, harnessing the power of automation to eliminate manual work and cut costs for small business owners. Today, we spoke with co-founder Behdad Karimi to get a deeper understanding of their journey as a startup. Here’s […]

Startup Stories – Quber


Interview by Skyla Valade Quber is Helping Employees Reach Their Savings Goals In 2016, Jen Leger decided to combine her background in the gaming industry with her desire to make an impact. She founded Quber with the mindset that something needed to change in the way people save money. It’s estimated that around 35% of […]

IFH Lab In Conversation With: Jonah Chininga, Founder & CEO of Woveo

IFH Lab In Conversation With: Jonah Chininga, Founder & CEO of Woveo In today’s conversation, we sat down with Jonah Chininga, Founder & CEO of Woveo. Woveo is a Community Wallet, aiming to offer credit building and rotating savings for new immigrants. The goal? Allow them the chance to build a strong financial foundation– a […]

Phil Barrar: What It Takes To Build A Fintech Startup

Phil Barrar: What It Takes To Build A Fintech Startup

Co-authors: Phil Barrar and Skyla Valade. What It Takes To Build A Fintech Startup: Thoughts From Our Fintech Hub Event with serial fintech founder Phil Barrar. Building a fintech startup presents a unique set of challenges, many of which were discussed in our recent Fintech Hub Open Chat & Workshop with industry leader and serial […]

Startup Stories – Trendigo

Startup profiles: Trendigo

Interview by Julien Redelsperger Trendigo – the Canadian app that is revolutionizing contactless payments for all events   Trendigo is the contactless payment app that requires nothing more than a phone to pay and be paid. A paradigm shift that makes it easier to hold and manage concerts, festivals, trade events, exhibitions and conferences… Making it […]