Corporate PartnershipsPayments

Ascendant Announces New Strategic Business Investment from Battery Ventures

Battery Ventures agrees to become primary investor in Ascendant to accelerate growth and drive product innovation TORONTO, ON–Ascendant, an international provider of cross-border business payment solutions and a financial technology company, today announced that Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, has agreed to make a significant investment in the …

Corporate PartnershipsPhilanthropy

GoTo, Finaro, Mastercard, together for more sustainable planet

Finaro joins the Priceless Planet Coalition program, promoted by Mastercard, to restore 100 million trees by 2025 MADRID, SP–GoTo Global, the world’s leading provider of multimodal mobility services, joins Finaro, the global cross-border payment provider, in the Priceless Planet Coalition, Mastercard’s global platform that brings together companies, banks, cities and …

Corporate PartnershipsLoyaltyPayments

Payfare, Cardlytics Partner to Launch Cash Back Rewards Program

Gig workers can now earn instant cash back with their Payfare cards TORONTO, ON–Payfare Inc., a leading fintech powering instant payout and digital banking solutions for the gig workforce, have created a new rewards program powered by Cardlytics. Payfare cardholders can now earn cash back when they shop thousands of …

Corporate PartnershipsFinTech

Finance Montréal aims to grow FinTech start-up sector with IBM collaboration

Partnership offers up to $120,000 in IBM public cloud credits to FinTechs in their first year of business MONTREAL, QC–Finance Montréal has a new partnership with IBM which will help FinTech start-ups in Montreal accelerate their growth and connect with like-minded enterprises. Through the partnership, qualifying FinTechs will have access …

Corporate PartnershipsPayment ProcessingPayments

Desjardins Group’s forms Strategic partnership with Global Payments

MONTREAL–Desjardins has signed a long-term partnership with Global Payments, a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions. This partnership means that Global Payments will be acquiring Desjardins’ entire merchant portfolio, currently housed under the Monetico brand. Starting in March 2020, Desjardins’ equipment will be replaced with Global Payments’ …