Oct 22, 2021
About this episode
In this episode we’ll follow how Canada fintech had to evolve because of the consumer needs and experiential expectations. The rise of Wealthsimple, Portage Ventures, Diagram Ventures and how Paul Desmarais helped make Wealthsimple possible. Due to high demand the Canada Fintech Forum was created.
About this series
The early 2000s ushered in the development of technological innovations and specialized talent. Over the following decades, the support to that ecosystem through government and other innovative programs cultivated a fintech evolution all across North America. In this series we’ll follow the story of how it all started, how it’s going today and what each player can do for a more expansive fintech of tomorrow. Join us and listen to the stories of the people who helped make fintech in Canada what it is today, people such as Paul Desmarais III, Dominique Ferst, Maor Amar, David Unsworth, Jan Arp, Michael Katchen, Stephanie Choo, David Nault, Matthieu Cardinal, Marcus Daniels & many more.
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About the host & producer of this series.
John, is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast recorded onsite in Wall Street at OpenFin and the founder of the remotely recorded, studio quality standardized podcast production system ListenDeck.