Fintech Cadence acquires Innovate Financial Health

Elvis Wong from IFH at MARS Showcase

Montreal – January 19, 2021 Innovate Financial Health (IFH), a non-profit based out of Toronto that supports fintechs focused on improving the financial lives of Canadians, has been acquired by Fintech Cadence, Canada’s fintech hub. Founded in 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Fintech Cadence is on a mission to develop Canada’s future fintech leaders. Since their […]

A glimpse into our first online Uniseries

Fintech Cadence is pleased to announce the conclusion of its University Series, a sequence of free online webinars that ran over the past 3 months. University students from across Canada were given the opportunity to attend and participate in panel discussions on trending topics in the financial technology (“fintech”) sector. This series served as an […]

Collaboration avec la Ville de Montréal

Mercredi, 27 Mai, 2020 – Montréal Nous sommes fiers d’annoncer notre collaboration avec la Ville de Montréal pour offrir un soutien technique à nos entreprises en fintech qui éprouvent des difficultés liées à la crise de la COVID-19. Pour venir en aide durant cette période de crise, la Ville appui Fintech Cadence dans nos démarches […]

Ascension 2020: Spotting Canada’s Next Fintechs

By Geraldine Holliday One of Fintech Cadence’s flagship programs – Ascension – concluded last week with its 3rd and biggest cohort to date! Ascension is a carefully designed fintech program that helps early-stage start-ups (pre-series A) achieve their next company milestone by connecting them to key industry experts in the fintech ecosystem. The uniqueness of this […]

Finding your passion in Fintech

by Niall Heath In the summer of 2018, I took a leap of faith and signed up for my first hackathon – little did I know the impact it would have on me and my career. The program, called the Formathon, is the largest Canadian fintech competition of its kind. I had recently returned to […]

Retour sur le Paris Fintech Forum 2020

Pascal Van Wynendaele Responsable du développement de la communauté chez Fintech Cadence a eu l’opportunité d’assister à la mission commerciale en France du 27 au 29 Janvier 2020 dans le cadre du Paris Fintech Forum. Voici quelques points clés à retenir de ce voyage et un aperçu de l’Europe dans le domaine de la fintech […]

The 15 Startups of Ascension 2020

Ascension is an incubation program for early-stage fintech startups It has now been over four years since Fintech Cadence has been developing Canada’s fintech leaders. For 2020, we set ourselves the goal to scale our program across Canada and in doing so, we hit a new record of entrepreneurs wanting to participate in Ascension. From […]

Un grand futur bancaire attend l’Afrique

BLOGUE INVITÉ par Lucille Indomba Il y a 40 ans, lorsque le monde a basculé de l’analogique vers le numérique, l’Afrique n’apparaissait pas dans le paysage. Aujourd’hui c’est 500 millions d’utilisateurs de smartphone d’ici 2020 (source ONU, Banque Mondiale), 80% du continent qui disposera de la 5G en 2022 selon l’association GSM et c’est également […]

Data Blitz: Cybersecurity trends and future outlook

Cybersecurity and data protection are overwhelming topics, even for those who have years of experience in technically-oriented subjects. It is, thus, not a surprise to see people shut off when discussions about cybersecurity come to the fore. This situation, however, is not conducive, especially due to the recent onslaught by malicious entities on financial institutions […]