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Purpose Investments to launch first Bitcoin ETF

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Feb 2021

Canada-based Purpose Investments has announced that it has been cleared by Canadian securities regulators to launch Purpose Bitcoin ETF, a direct custody Bitcoin ETF.

Purpose Investments, ETF, Bitcoin, crypto, cryptocurrency, Canada, direct custody, bitcoin holdings, osc

Digital asset saving platform Ledn raises USD 2.7 million

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Feb 2021

Canada-based Ledn a global digital asset savings and credit platform, has announced a USD 2.7 million financing round led by White Star’s Digital Asset Fund.

Ledn, Canada, Digital Asset, digital lending, financing round, Bitcoin, digital assets, proof of reserves, interest

Coinsquare launches Quick Trade mobile app

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Feb 2021

Canada-based Coinsquare, a digital asset trading platform, has announced the launch of its new Quick Trade mobile app.

Coinsquare, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, quick trade, banking app, Crypto App, mobile crypto, KYC, e-Transfer, Canada, iiroc, osc, digital assets

Blackhawk Network rolls out virtual prepaid Mastercard for Canada

News | Cards | 08 Feb 2021

Branded payment solutions company Blackhawk Network has launched a Canadian virtual prepaid Mastercard that can be redeemed via contactless online experiences where Mastercard is accepted. 

Blackhawk Network, MasterCard, Canada, prepaid card, credit card, cards, North America

Visa, SkipTheDishes, Stripe enable real-time funds disbursements to couriers in Canada

News | Online Payments | 02 Feb 2021

Visa has announced a new offering with SkipTheDishes, a Canada-based food delivery network, to enable real-time funds disbursement to their couriers across Canada. 

Visa, SkipTheDishes, Stripe, Canada, North America, real-time payments, Visa Direct, SkipTheDishes Fast Cash, Stripe Connect

Flexiti enters agreement to be acquired by CURO

News | Ecommerce | 02 Feb 2021

Canada-based provider of POS consumer financing solutions Flexiti Financial has announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by CURO Group Holdings, a provider of credit to non-prime consumers.

Flexiti , CURO, Canada, North America, buy-now-pay-later, POS, merchants

Ninepoint completes USD 180 mln IPO for crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Feb 2021

Canadian investment firm Ninepoint Partners has completed the USD 180 million initial public offering of its cryptocurrency fund which is now fully invested.

Ninepoint, investment, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Canada, USA, IPO

Cross-border ecommerce in the COVID-19 era and beyond

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 02 Feb 2021

Cosmin Dan from Euromonitor International provides a comprehensive overview of the current landscape in cross-border payments, sharing insights into relevant regions, key players, and upcoming trends

Cosmin Dan, Euromonitor International, cross-border, ecommerce, COVID-19, APAC, Russia, Canada, US, China

Atos finishes In Fidem's acquisition

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Jan 2021

Atos has completed the acquisition of Canada-based cybersecurity consulting firm In Fidem, PR News Wire reports.

Atos, acquisition, Canada, cybersecurity, In Fidem, fraud, security, digital identity, risk management, cyber breach

Atos signs agreement to acquire In Fidem

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jan 2021

Atos has signed an agreement to acquire Canada-based specialised cybersecurity consulting firm In Fidem

Atos, acquisition, In Fidem, cybersecurity, North America, Canada, security, breach

TD Bank to defend against Stanford Ponzi scheme liquidators seeking USD 5.5 billion in trial

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jan 2021

TD Bank will defend itself in a trial started in a Canadian court in which liquidators of the collapsed Antigua bank of former Texas financier Robert Allen Stanford are seeking USD 5.5 billion in damages.

TD Bank, banking, fraud, Ponzi scheme, Canada

ICICI Bank Canada launches the ICICI Bank Canada Visa Debit Card

News | Cards | 22 Dec 2020

ICICI Bank Canada has announced the launch of the ICICI Bank Canada Visa Debit Card debit card.

ICICI Bank, ICICI Bank Canada, Canada, Visa, debit card, cards, POS, contactless payments, mobile banking, mobile banking app

Scotiabank offers real-time payments in Canada through Interac e-Transfer for Business

News | Payments General | 10 Dec 2020

Canada-based Scotiabank has announced it will be offering real-time payments for all business banking customers, using Interac e-Transfer for Business.

Scotiabank, product launch, Canada, Interac e-Transfer for Business, remittance, invoicing, payments, real-time payments

Affirm to acquire PayBright for USD 264 mln

News | Online Payments | 04 Dec 2020

Affirm has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PayBright, one of Canada’s Buy Now, Pay Later providers.

Affirm, PayBright, acquisition, Buy Now, pay later, BNPL, Canada, US, merchants

Coinsquare files applications to operate a regulated digital asset marketplace in Canada

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Nov 2020

Coinsquare, a Canada-based digital asset trading platform, has applied to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to operate Canada's first regulated marketplace for digital assets.

Coinsquare, Bitcoin, Ethereum, digital asset trading platform, crypto trading, Canada

Acuant becomes a member of DIACC

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Nov 2020

Identity verification solutions provider Acuant has revealed it became a member of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC). 

Acuant, Canada, digital identity, security, partnership, DIACC, Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada

Canadian tax agency demands crypto exchange to hand over customer data

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Nov 2020

The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) has asked the federal court to force crypto exchange Coinsquare to hand over customer information, as part of its efforts to fight tax fraud.

Canadian Revenue Agency, Coinbase, crypto exchange, tax fraud, Canada, cryptocurrency

Afterpay introduces cross-border commerce for merchant partners

News | Online Payments | 13 Nov 2020

Afterpay has announced that its merchant partners can now offer their products to customers across the world.

Afterpay, merchant partners, merchants, ecommerce, Australia, UK, Canada, News Zealand, US, instalment payments, retailers

Payments Canada, Mastercard partner to use Vocalink for Canada's Real-Time Rail

News | Payments General | 12 Nov 2020

Payments Canada has selected Mastercard’s Vocalink as the clearing and settlement solution provider for the country’s new real-time payments system, the Real-Time Rail (RTR).

Payments Canada, MasterCard, VocaLink, Canada, partnership, Real-Time Rail, RTR, real-time payments, clearing, settlement, procurement, Bank of Canada, ISO 20022

Descartes acquires ecommerce shipment tracking firm ShipTrack

News | Ecommerce | 10 Nov 2020

Canada-based logistics technology provider Descartes has announced the acquisition of ShipTrack, an ecommerce final-mile solutions provider.

Descartes, ShipTrack, Canada, North America, acquisition, ecommerce, shipment tracking, dispatch automation, logistics