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TouchBistro raises $158 million in series E funding
18 September 2019
TouchBistro announced that it has raised CDN$158 million in Series E funding. The round was led by OMERS Growth Equity with participation from Barclays…


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Desjardins: Far-sighted finance
12 September 2019
Guy Cormier, president and CEO of Desjardins Group, has his eyes on the bigger picture when it comes to building a constructive relationship between business…


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BMO introduces a fully digital line of credit solution
11 September 2019
BMO Bank of Montreal announced the launch of a new lending solution which provides customers the simplicity of applying for a personal line of credit…


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Canadian insurtech Apollo enters US market with Gallagher and Beazley UK
10 September 2019
Apollo Insurance Solutions (“Apollo Exchange”), Canada’s largest insurance marketplace, has entered the American market with a liability…


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HSBC Bank Canada welcomes Pepper to the team
29 August 2019
HSBC Bank Canada welcomes Pepper, the engaging, social humanoid robot, to its Retail Banking and Wealth Management team in the newly created role of Client…


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New digital customer interview part of Nationwide's life insurance
10 July 2019
Nationwide now has a new digital customer interview that is a key component of a multi-year investment designed to transform, enhance and simplify its…


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Desjardins introduces a strategic $45 million fintech investment pool
11 June 2019
Desjardins announced a new fintech investment pool to support businesses that use innovative operational, technological or economic models to address…


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Manulife transforming the Group Benefits experience in Canada
06 June 2019
Employee benefits plans have changed very little in recent years and Manulife — which serves one in three Canadians and is one of the largest benefits…


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Bank Leumi, CIBC and National Australia Bank launch fintech collaboration portal
02 June 2019
As part of an international banking alliance, Bank Leumi of Israel, CIBC and National Australia Bank introduced Global Alliance Fintech Link, a global…


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RBC MyAdvisor connects 1 million Canadians to a plan and live advisors
28 May 2019
Canadians seeking more control of their financial future are making it clear they want the best of both worlds – digital with a human touch. As…

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