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Canadian finance teams are under pressure to deliver accurate real-time insights, finds new Sage report

New report examines challenges finance leaders are currently facing and how they are adapting to drive growth and efficiencies ● The report found that 60 percent of financial leaders in Canada said time spent on tedious manual processes inhibits their work on strategic projects ● Financial teams are under increased …


How Data-Driven Businesses Adapt to New Streams from Open Banking

By Amanda Fraga, Dana Farber and Alexis Nightingale For small business owners, today’s business is anything but usual. Markets, consumers, and realities are ever-changing, meaning that small business owners have to react quickly, sometimes changing their business models at the core. And those reactions come with a cost. Inflation, the …

Customer ServiceFinTech

Symend Infuses $40M in Growth Capital to Transform Customer Engagement with Behavioral Science

Funding supports growing demand for behavioral engagement technology CALGARY, AB–Symend, a leader in Behavioral Engagement Technology™,  has raised more than US$40 million to further accelerate its growth and global market expansion. The company is on track to double the number of customers served for the third consecutive year and will …


Sage expands, powering new sectors and businesses

TORONTO, ON–Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses increased investment in Sage Intacct. Through a series of significant product updates and enhancements, more customers will be able to experience increased productivity and smoother business processes. Delivering against Sage’s ambition to become the …


QuadFi’s Borderless Financial Product a first for Global Immigrants to Drive Financial Inclusion

Development of cutting-edge technology helps QuadFi see month-over-month growth of more than 500 percent in credit portfolio TORONTO, ON–Toronto-based fintech company QuadFi, announces a breakthrough in its product offering: a new way to drive financial inclusion for all newcomers. With the development of cutting-edge AI models, QuadFi is empowering newcomers with access to …

Business BankingFinTech

Open Banking is A Gamechanger for Canadian Small to Mid-Size Businesses

As businesses gear up for growth – driving efficiencies and access to capital is critical by Stephen Hogg Never has the phrase ‘business as usual’ been more obsolete. Constantly evolving market dynamics, shifting consumer expectations, and heightened macro-economic pressures are creating new challenges and opportunities for Canada’s small to mid-size …

FinTechIntegrated Payments

Ingenico brand launches PPaaS, Payments Platform as a Service offer

Combining payments solutions and third-party services, PPaaS empowers acquirers and Independent Software Vendors to enable merchants to create compelling commerce and payment options for their customers, bringing instore what has up to now only been possible online PARIS, FR–Ingenico, a Worldline brand, announces the full commercial launch of PPaaS, its …

FinTechIndustry News

Sage partners with Zapier to elevate the work of SMBs with the power of automation

Unlocking new ways to automate workflows and save an average of 10 hours per week on manual, repetitive tasks TORONTO, ON–Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, announced the availability of Zapier, the workflow automation platform for business, on the Sage Marketplace in Canada, US, UK and Ireland. …

Consumer BankingFinTech

Banking the Unbanked Markets

Fintech Taking the Driver Seat to the Unbanked, Contrasting Financial Landscapes By Michael Penner Over the last decade the global payments industry has seen tremendous growth, providing increased convenience and opportunity to both businesses and consumers, but advancement does not always happen quickly or uniformly. In Canada, the total payments market …

FinTechMergers & Acquisitions

Sage announces acquisition of GoProposal to help accountants accelerate practice management in the cloud

Acquisition is the fourth recent investment by Sage into cloud-based fintech companies targeting the SMB market TORONTO, ON–Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, has acquired GoProposal, a UK-based provider of proposal management software for small and mid-sized accountancy firms. This acquisition – the fourth fintech investment by …