Articles About Fintech

Searching for a Loan Online

Searching for financing and banking products, such as loans, is a breeze for anyone with online access. Borrowers whiz through the process of finding a lender, applying for a loan, approval, and cash-in-hand -sometimes in a 24-hour period. Online lenders are alternative providers of secured and unsecured loans. And they have become stiff competition for…

How the Canadian Lenders Association is Elevating the Industry From ‘Alternative’ to ‘Innovative’

  Little over a year ago, there was no leading voice in the “alternative” lending space in Canada; no industry association to advocate on its behalf or network to help establish and spread best practices.   Fortunately, those resources are now available to the industry through the Canadian Lenders Association (CLA), an industry association dedicated…

Growing Potential for Canadian Financial Institutions and FinTech Startups Now that They’re On the Same Team

Growing Potential for Canadian Financial Institutions and FinTech Startups

In recent years digital financial tools have drastically changed the average Canadians’ relationship with their money, but such innovations pale by comparison to what may be coming next.   A panel of FinTech experts representing startups, established players and traditional financial institutions recently convened at the Ryerson DMZ in downtown Toronto for a discussion about…