Fintech Worldwide focus has been on Blockchain beyond crypto-currency. If you’re interested in learning why large banks, tech giants, governments, start-ups and investors are getting involved at alarming rates, this is your conference. We take an ecosystem approach in our events, which means we actively attract innovators, large firms, VCs, academics, government officials, press & start-ups. Having all the right people in the room makes for interesting chemistry.
FinTech in Ontario: Panel and Networking Reception
Ontario, Canada is unique among international financial centres for its combination of global financial firms, advanced IT companies, and strong innovation ecosystem.
With a reliable regulatory environment, R&D tax breaks and win-win collaborations between financial institutions and fintech start-ups, the Toronto-Waterloo Region fintech corridor is at the heart of Canada’s financial services industry.
Join us to find out what companies like Square, Google, CNA Financial, Amazon, Zurich North America, Morningstar, VISA and Mastercard have already discovered!
Learn directly from Canadian banks on how they procure fintech and discover the advantages of developing financial technologies in Ontario.
Discover is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.
The FinTech Sandbox is an industry-lead organization that doesn’t require equity or fees from residents who are selected into the program. Instead, residents are expected to collaborate with each other in order to share learning and promote advances that benefit the entire FinTech ecosystem.
The six-month program includes:
A robust set of data feeds and APIs from a wide array of data partners
Cloud hosting from industry-leading infrastructure partners
Membership in a vibrant, global FinTech community