FinTech

Cloud Computing: Darker Skies Ahead?

          By John Ingold (left) and Michael Moerman, Capco Canada’s highly concentrated financial services market is dominated by the top 11: Six Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs), one large foreign bank, one large regional co-operative, and three large life insurance entities. The fear for many is …

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AP SystemsFinTechIndustry News

VersaFile now providing Hyland Accounts Payable Solutions to Western Canadian Market

VersaFile is now offering AP Solutions built on Hyland’s OnBase Platform that lower costs and streamline AP operations VANCOUVER, BC–BC-based enterprise content, process, and automation solutions provider, VersaFile, is now providing Accounts Payable Solutions built on the Hyland OnBase platform. Hyland Software partnered with VersaFile based on their expertise, core …

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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 …

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Canadian Equipment Finance Fall 2019 IssueFinTech

Cloud Computing: Why You Should Ascend to the Cloud

By Travis Melchior A cautious approach to technology is understandable. You don’t want to risk-sensitive customer information falling into the wrong hands simply because you jumped onto a new trend too soon. Security is a major concern for both small and large lessors alike. Before embracing new technology, it’s understandable …

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Canadian Equipment Finance Fall 2019 IssueCybersecurityFinTech

Referees of the Digital Age

By Angela Armstrong Fairness isn’t easy. It posits that fairness requires, in some form, a “referee”. So, I started wondering about fairness, and referees, in the digital age. Humans are fallible. But data (at least until it gets interpreted by someone) is arguably neutral. You’ve probably heard of Cambridge Analytica. …

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Award WinnersFinTechIndustry News

Peter Brereton of Tecsys Inc. Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Quebec, Technology

Peter Brereton of Tecsys Inc. Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Quebec for Technology MONTREAL, QC—Ernst & Young LLP has named Tecsys Inc. President and CEO Peter Brereton an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Quebec Award winner in the Technology category. Entrepreneur Of The Year® recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate …

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FinTechMergersMergers & Acquisitions

ATB Financial enhancing customer experience with acquisition

EDMONTON, AB–ATB Financial has acquired the technology assets of Grow Technologies Inc. to bring a new, enhanced digital experience to their customers. Through conversations with customers, ATB heard a need for convenient online tools that operate seamlessly so they can quickly open accounts and request loans. With ATB’s acquisition of …

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