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F|T: The FinTech Times – Vitalik Buterin at the crypto cabana

Plus: Biggest Africa Startup Battles Multiple Allegations in IPO Runup. Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from…

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Can FinTech help Canadian Muslims with financial access?

Culture, compliance, and regulatory roadblocks are leaving Canadian Muslims underbanked. Apologies for the brevity this week, I’m drafting this on a plane ride back…

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Talk of regulation, market conditions collide with glitzy behaviour at Blockchain Futurist Conference

At the crypto cabana there was no sign of a downturn. “I know there’s inflation at like eight and a half percent and gas…

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Q4 Inc., E Inc., Goeasy Ltd., BBTV Holdings Inc.

Companies are working to weather challenging market conditions. As technology companies continued to roll out second quarter earnings, it’s increasingly apparent that no one…

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Home and auto insurance marketplace YouSet raises $2.1 million, launches in Ontario

The Montréal startup plants its feet in Ontario in preparation for a nationwide launch. Montréal-based insurance marketplace YouSet has secured $2.1 million in pre-seed…

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Market watch: Nuvei, Propel, Payfare, and Mogo

FinTech companies ride out a turbulent market. FinTech companies Nuvei Corporation, Propel Holdings, Payfare Inc., and Mogo Inc. all delivered their second quarter 2022…

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Wagepoint acquires KinHR to offer employee management software

KinHR marks Wagepoint’s second acquisition after securing $10 million from PSG. Calgary-based FinTech startup Wagepoint has acquired KinHR, an employee management platform provider. The…

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As other lenders collapse, Ledn bets conservative approach will help startup survive crypto winter

After riding last year’s crypto lending boom while avoiding some of the pitfalls that befell its competitors, Ledn co-founder and chief strategy officer (CSO)…

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CIBC latest Big Six bank to partner with a FinTech on private open banking API

CIBC pens data access agreement with Utah-based MX. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has entered a data access agreement with Utah-based FinTech…

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F|T: The FinTech Times – Wealthsimple’s growth stalls, Robinhood’s retail investors flee

Plus: Kirk Simpson, Peter Carrescia team up with an idea to disrupt the digital identity space. Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter…

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