Articles by: Mashoka Maimona

Capital Hands, a one-stop shop for businesses and consumers in need of financing

“Coming to us is a one-stop shop. We have access to over 40 lenders and that’s across all levels: from the top banks to private lenders. So, with us it’s one application, one set of documents, working with one person.”

Foxquilt disrupting an anachronistic legacy insurance industry

Founded in 2016 by Karim Jamal and Mark Morissette, both hailing from industry titans like Aviva and Real Matters (which debuted in one of the TSX’s largest tech IPOs), Foxquilt to date has been focused on delivering personalized, efficient solutions for businesses in their search to obtain the right (and economical) insurance coverage from leading carriers and access group purchasing power.

15 years strong and $1 billion lent: Thinking Capital has become the go-to lender for small Canadian business, and is not slowing down

The Montreal-based company, which has revolutionized how Canadian small businesses access credit, recently reached a major milestone: $1 billion in funding provided to more than 16,000 of the country’s small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs).

2M7’s Philosophy: To Fund Every Deal Possible

Compared to Canada’s traditional and often conservative lenders with high credit standards like the major banks, 2M7 has a more open philosophy and liberal funding approach, proudly approving 97% of all applications submitted through its website.

Digital financial inclusion can be a Canada-wide reality with MyMarble

MyMarble aims to help people take control of their budgeting, spending, and credit score to achieve financial prosperity. It aims to help them gain financial literacy skills and feel empowered to manage their personal finances.

Ferratum’s Finnish formula for success in Canada: winning business mantra, pioneering technology, and the Jorma Principle

Ferratum made its first footprint in Canada in 2015. In three short years, they have served more than 20,000 Canadian clients in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia — and they’re showing no signs of slowing down.

OnDeck’s Success Story in Serving Small Businesses

One of the pioneers in Canada’s fintech lending space, OnDeck fills the financing gap to small businesses such as local hairdressers, restaurants and mom and pop shops – often underserved by the major banks.

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Financial Literacy and Well-Being is a Year-Round Mission for Borrowell

One of the country’s leading fintech innovators, Borrowell is committed to helping their clients better understand their credit health by offering them the option to monitor their credit scores on a monthly basis – the first company in Canada to do so for free. They also provide free educational tools, such as a seven-week email course, to help customers learn and understand what they need to do to improve their score.

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Company Capital’s Midas Touch is its Personal Touch

Easy application and turnaround time of 24 to 48 hours means Canadian small business owners can have money in their hands sooner and easier than ever

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Installment Loans Explained by Magical Credit

More and more Canadians are turning to installment loans as high-interest payday loans continue to build a bad rap in the alternative financing world. In this feature, Magical Credit explains installment loans, a better alternative to the familiar payday loan.

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