Equifax Latest to Join MaRS’ Financial Technology Cluster

Equifax has announced a partnership with Toronto-based innovation hub MaRS Discovery District. The organization is now a corporate partner for MaRS’ Financial Technology Cluster.

“As an innovator in financial technologies ourselves, Equifax is excited to explore co-development and co-innovation opportunities with up-and-coming enterprises as a corporate partner for MaRS,” explained Chris Briggs, Chief Marketing Officer at Equifax Canada. “Fintech is an exciting field that is delivering fresh, new ideas to the financial sector. With our history and expertise in the industry, we bring immense value to organizations looking to grow their business in Canada and beyond.”

The MaRS Discovery District FinTech Cluster provides fintech ventures with access to advisory services, venture capital opportunities, and a national network of corporate partners, financial institutions and over 200 fintech ventures.

“By working with Equifax we’re connecting MaRS FinTech ventures with a leader in credit data and insights,” said Dinaro Ly, Director of Financial Technology at MaRS. “This collaboration will expand the resources available to our fintech community, enabling our innovators to continue transforming financial services.”

Other members of MaRS’ Financial Technology Cluster include American Express and PayPal, as well as Manulife and TMX.

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