Financial ServicesPayments

Fintech leader PayBright launches EnStream mobile verification

EnStream, the digital identity and device authentication joint venture of Canada’s national mobile network operators, and PayBright, a payments platform that offers merchants and consumers instant financing options, have partnered to advance PayBright’s client identity verification and authentication capabilities. “We bring Canadians a better way to pay through instant financing …

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Financial ServicesFundraising

SickKids-Caribbean Initiative gets new $1 million donation from Scotiabank

TORONTO–At the Beyond Boundless event in support of the SickKids Herbie Fund, Scotiabank announced a new $1 million donation to support Phase Two of the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative, a project with a goal of helping to build a sustainable program to diagnose and treat paediatric cancer and serious blood disorders in …

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Financial ServicesPayments

CIBC eliminates transfer fees for businesses to send money overseas

Innovative Global Money Transfer platform makes it easier and faster to do business in more than 75 countries around the world TORONTO–CIBC is eliminating transfer fees for businesses sending money overseas, giving them a competitive edge by making it easier and faster to do business in more than 75 countries …

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Financial ServicesIndustry News

BMO Recognized with Two Celent Model Bank Awards

TORONTO–BMO won two Celent Model Bank Awards: Payment Services Hub Implementation for BMO Payment Hub; as well as an Innovation Enablement Award for BMO InnoV8, a digital acceleration initiative. The Payment Services Hub Implementation Award recognized BMO’s commitment to payments modernization. With a modernized payments infrastructure, BMO will be able …

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Financial ServicesIndustry Trends

Sonnet Insurance partners with “like-minded brands” for Sonnet Connect

Sonnet Insurance has launched Sonnet Connect, a new way to protect, improve, and simplify life for Canadians TORONTO–Sonnet Insurance has launched Sonnet Connect, a new way to protect, improve, and simplify life for Canadians. Known for simplifying the insurance experience, Sonnet has partnered with 14 different brands that share a …

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Customer Relationship ManagementFinancial Services

NexJ Systems Announces Strategic Partner Program

Providing partners with the tools, training, and support needed to create critical long-term value, boost growth, and increase revenue NexJ Systems Inc., the pioneer of Intelligent Customer Management (ICM) for the financial services industry, announces the launch of its partner program. NexJ is inviting financial services-specific consulting and solutions partners …

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Samsung Pay Network Expands with New CCUA Partnership

Steinbach Credit Union Association becomes the first credit union to launch Interac Debit on Samsung Pay Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. announced a new partnership with the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) on behalf of the Canadian credit union sector. Widely accepted across Canada, Samsung Pay works almost anywhere you can …

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New Report Examines Dueling Priorities in Banking: Identity Verification and Customer Experience

Aite Group Assessment Highlights Melissa’s Approach to Verify Identity at Onboarding, Complementing Industry Mandate for Easy, Frictionless Banking Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced availability of “Identity Verification: Successful Strategies to Minimize False Positives and Risk,” a new report commissioned by …

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National Bank Insurance partners with Breathe Life to redefine the purchase of life insurance

MONTREAL–National Bank Insurance announces today a partnership with Breathe Life, a leading Canadian InsurTech specialized in developing direct online insurance distribution solutions. This alliance will accelerate the availability of more secure and frictionless life insurance products to consumers directly online. Designed by Breathe Life and offered via a network of …

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Mastercard signs on to use start-up’s engagement measurement solution

Cerebri AI Selected for Mastercard Start Path; Leverages Mastercard’s “Do It Together” Approach to Connect Top Startups with Banks and Merchants AUSTIN–Cerebri AI, the creator of the Cerebri Values™ system for enhanced customer experience, was one of 10 startups recently selected from a global pool of over 1,600 applicants to …

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