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Sylogist Acquires Innovative SaaS Fundraising Platform

CALGARY, AB–Sylogist Ltd. announced the acquisition of MISSION CRM Ltd., the developer of the Mission CRM fundraising and donor engagement SaaS platform for large and mid-market nonprofit organizations. In the transaction, which closed on October 6th, 2021, Sylogist acquired all the shares of Mission CRM for $2.67 million (CAD), approximately 3x trailing …

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MogoSpend designed to have a positive impact on the planet

Prepaid Visa card earns cashback while also helping offset carbon footprint VANCOUVER, ON–Mogo Inc., one of Canada’s leading financial technology companies, today announced the launch of its new digital spending account, MogoSpend, with Mogo Visa* Platinum Prepaid Card. This is the first product of its kind designed to help Canadians …

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Canada needs blockchain

By Alastair Johnson The federal government’s Budget 2019 included a proposal for an oversight framework to ensure that “retail payment services providers can continue to offer innovation in services, while remaining reliable and safe”1. What’s interesting is that this declaration was not followed by any statement regarding the use of …

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BMO Strengthens Partnership with Fintech Platform Blend

TORONTO–BMO has an expanded partnership with leading digital lending platform Blend, having participated as a strategic investor in the company’s recent Series E round. The expanded relationship will further accelerate the bank’s digital strategy in North America. “Customers are telling us that they are looking for digital-first experiences, and working …

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