The Globe and Mail shares an insightful article from FI.SPAN CEO, Lisa Shields, on why all Canadians should care about open banking.
"What kind of benefits, you ask? What about making the slow and painful process of moving money between accounts held at different institutions as easy as it is to view balances and move funds held at a single bank?" - Lisa Shields, FI.SPAN CEO
For the entire article, read here.
A Vancouver entrepreneur whose previous business was acquired by PayPal Holdings Inc. for $400-million is set to announce a key partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co. for her latest financial-technology venture
With comments from FI.SPAN CEO, Lisa Shields, and Jason Tiede, JPMorgan Chase's head of treasury services innovation, find out more about the new partnership and the latest on FI.SPAN's innovative product here.
"It's an opportunity to make fintech a service, where banks can make use of innovative solutions that fintechs provide" [while still retaining the customer]." - Lisa Shields, FI.SPAN CEO
Further international expansion and a growing workforce are in the mix for a Vancouver-based financial technology startup that's just raised $4 million in equity financing.
"We make banks as interconnected as other business applications." - Lisa Shields, FI.SPAN CEO.
Read more on how FI.SPAN plans to double its Vancouver workforce and expand into the U.K. and Australia here.
FI.SPAN earns some extra holiday spending cash, thanks to a new round of funding led by BDC Capital's Women in Technology Venture Fund, along with FinTop Capital, VFF, Panache Ventures and others.
Hoping to use the funds to expand FI.SPAN's operations to the UK and Australia, FI.SPAN is looking to double it's Vancouver headcount.
For more on the funding round, read here.
Episode 16 of PayPod: The Payments Industry Podcast showcased FI.SPAN Head of Strategy & Product, Clayton Weir, in an episode featured around the future of banks, including mid-market and larger banks, and their relationship to their business banking customers.
Clayton discusses why he thinks banks are ultimately going to win in financial services spaces, and what FI.SPAN does for banks and their customers.
"To bring FinTech's into the bank domain, to bring FinTech white capabilities into the bank domain, and to use their capabilities to better serve the customers that they have," said Weir on the ideologies for the inspiration of FI.SPAN.
To listen to the entire podcast, click here.