American Express Canada Joins MaRS’ Financial Technology Cluster

American Express Canada has joined MaRS’ Financial Technology cluster as a sponsor. 

Amex will work with Canadian market-ready financial services technology firms to further digital marketing and services innovation, according to MaRS.

“By working with American Express Canada we’re connecting MaRS FinTech with a leading payments partner,” said Adam Nanjee, Head, MaRS FinTech. “This collaboration will vastly expand the resources available to our fintech community enabling our innovators to transform financial services for the better.”

“We are delighted to be teaming up with MaRS and its network of startups,” Aileen Kheraj, Vice President, Lending Products and Partnerships at American Express Canada. “Working with MaRS will enable us to accelerate momentum across a variety of innovation initiatives and deliver best in class services for customers.”

MaRS is one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs. Its Financial Technology cluster connects the financial services sector with startups developing next-generation technology in emerging payments, financial services, peer-to-peer transactions and alternative lending. Other partners include Manulife and TMX.