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    Your Startup Operates In A Regulated Space, So What?

    When entrepreneurs initially set out to build a FinTech company, they are driven to solve the existing gaps in the financial management system. Perhaps it’s to make the financial system fairer or create products that are more efficient, tech-savvy, and put customers first. Once the initial idea sets in, the next question that typically arises […] More

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    Why We’re About To Publish 3 Months Of Research On FinTech Regulation

    In July 2016, NorthOne hosted a presentation titled Regulation 101: What your FinTech Startup Needs to Know at our Montreal studio. We thought, “Maybe 10 people will show up? After all, how many people could possibly care about FinTech regulation in Canada?” We were blown away. Nearly 50 people showed up and another 400 live streamed […] More

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    Of All The Startups You Could Build, Why Banking?

    If I had a nickel for every time I was asked this question…. 💰💰💰 To be fair, it’s a totally legitimate question. I didn’t major in Finance. I deliberately stayed away from banking recruitment while in university. The banking system is rarely a topic I bring up in conversation. So point taken: Why banking? Ironically, […] More

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    Am I The Right Driver For This Car?

    What I enjoyed most about my early discussions with my partners/investors Jay and Dominique was that they were filled with ambition and healthy impatience. “So let’s recap what we know about the opportunity: There is an explosion of innovation in the banking and financial services sector in Europe and Asia. These typically take years to […] More