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Canadian FinTech Awards, And The Winners Are….

November 23, 2016 – 10:59 am |

FinTechThis week the Digital Finance Institute hosted its 2nd Annual Canadian FinTech Awards, a night where 300+ stopped to celebrate Canadian innovation and thought leadership in FinTech sector. While not new, FinTech has been gaining a ton of momentum over the last two years as more and more startups have embraced and change the game of digital finance.

Eleven awards were presented to thirteen companies to recognize the talent of entrepreneurs, financiers, start-ups, thought leaders, banks, law firms, investors and many others who help develop and support companies in the financial technology sector in Canada.

Here are the winners of the 2016 Canadian FinTech Awards:

  • CIBC for Financial Institution Innovator of the Year
  • Kosta Peric from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Global Impact
  • OMERS Ventures for Investor of the Year
  • FinTech Association of Canada for Governance, Thought Leader & Organization
  • Wildeboer Dellelce LLP for Professional Services Firm of the Year
  • Zone Startups for Academic Institution Most Supportive of FinTech
  • DMZ for Accelerator, Incubator or Entrepreneurial Network Most Supportive of FinTech
  • Tapscott Group and First Capital Partners were the Judges’ Choice
  • Thinking Capital for FinTech of the Year – Incumbent
  • Wealthsimple for FinTech of the Year – Start-up
  • SWIFT and Innotribe for Global Impact for its work launching a white paper for women in FinTech

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2016 Fast 50, And The Winners Are…

November 22, 2016 – 10:50 am |
Anders McKenzie

Deloitte hosted its Fast 50 program where they salutes the achievements and evolution of the Canadian technology sector. Large or small, public or private were rewarded for their achievements.

2016 Ingenious Awards, And The Winners Are…

November 9, 2016 – 1:26 pm |

Last night ITAC hosted its annual Ingenious Award, the technology association’s initiative that celebrates businesses which

DATAMARKETING 2016 Is Back, Get Your Discount Code

November 7, 2016 – 1:20 pm |


Technology meets Creativity & Business Intelligence
This year DM is bigger & better alongside the Content Marketing Summit. This 2 in 1 experience allows for a comprehensive marketing & technology journey for you. And it means …

7-Eleven Day’s Social Media Gets Hijacked For Reverse 7-Eleven Day

November 4, 2016 – 10:12 am |
Reverse 7-Eleven Day,

On Monday, November 7 (11/7 – the reverse of 7-Eleven’s 7/11 birthday), 7-Eleven will be hosting a unique event to celebrate

DATAMARKETING 2016 Is Back, Get Your Discount Code

November 3, 2016 – 1:10 pm |

This year DM is bigger & better alongside the Content Marketing Summit. This 2 in 1 experience allows for a comprehensive marketing & technology journey for you. And it means building more partnerships, opportunities, and ways of thinking

NextGen Awards Call For Entries – Extended One Week

October 14, 2016 – 10:57 am |

Marketers are increasingly recognizing the power and creativity of small agencies, but even so, this community’s work often goes unrecognized in the world of the big awards shows.  We want to ensure that these teams …

ClearPier Selects Cue Digital Media For Exclusive Media Partnership

October 4, 2016 – 10:30 am |

ClearPier announced that they have established an exclusive partnership with Cue Digital Media (Marketplace listing), to represent the company’s portfolio of premium websites in Canada across its Women’s Lifestyle, Music, Video, News, Finance, Sports and …

Tequila Herradura Says LUCK IS EARNED In Global Campaign

September 19, 2016 – 2:01 pm |
Luck Is Earned.

Recently Tequila Herradura launched its newest global marketing campaign, “Luck Is Earned.” Featuring raw and undeniably real stories of people who parallel the ambition, passion and soul of Tequila Herradura, the campaign illustrates that there are no shortcuts …

GoodLife Fitness Delivers Wearable Fitness Experience To Members

August 31, 2016 – 10:20 am |
Goodlife Fitness MYZONE

GoodLife launched MYZONE MZ-3, a innovative fitness monitoring tool that is available now for staff and members.

#WeatherOrNot Lightning Strikes Twice, Cineplex Is Here For Canadians

August 25, 2016 – 1:25 pm |
#WeatherOrNot Cineplex Lightning Popcorn Pic

Cineplex Entertainment built a lightning popcorn bag which is nearly 20 feet high and is rigged with a lightning rod in Windsor, Ontario.