MaRS Discovery District expands its group of financial technology (fintech) companies by welcoming established Canadian alternative lender Thinking Capital
TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Thinking Capital, Canada's leader in alternative lending for small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today its induction into MaRS Discover District's FinTech Cluster. The MaRS FinTech Cluster was established in February, 2015 and is dedicated to supporting startups and entrepreneurs who develop next generation technology in emerging payments, financial services, peer-to-peer transactions, crypto-currencies, and alternative lending.
"With FinTech truly exploding in Canada and around the globe, it is important for us as innovators and leaders in alternative lending to join the MaRS FinTech Cluster," said Peter Mazoff, President and Co-Founder of Thinking Capital. "Thinking Capital was founded in 2006 and with almost a decade of experience we will have the opportunity to share our expertise with high-growth potential startups as well as collaborate alongside other pioneering financial technology professionals."
"The addition of Thinking Capital into MaRS's portfolio of high potential startups demonstrates the pedigree of companies in Canada's FinTech eco-system", said Adam Nanjee, Head of MaRS FinTech. "MaRS FinTech continues to bring together the highest potential FinTech startups and connect them with financial institutions and the venture capital community globally."
With this announcement, Thinking Capital continues to build on its momentum as a FinTech leader. Industry experts at Thinking Capital have and continue to be heavily involved in speaking engagements that demonstrate the company's thought leadership in this space: from Digital Finance Toronto, to FinDevr's San Francisco Tech conference, to FinTech Montreal next week. Thinking Capital is committed to sharing their plans on revolutionizing the financial industry by leveraging its technology to empower business owners to take control of their business needs in anticipation of the ever-changing business climate.
About Thinking Capital
Thinking Capital, an established leader in the Canadian alternative lending space, leverages technology to be at the forefront of the FinTech industry. Since 2006, it has helped more than 10,000 small-to-medium-sized Canadian businesses reach their full potential. By combining industry experts and technology, Thinking Capital is transforming the way business owners obtain capital to ultimately grow their business. For more information, visit https://www.thinkingcapital.ca/.
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For further information: please contact: Roshni Wijayasinha, VP Marketing, Thinking Capital, [email protected]