300+ researchers, programmers, government and concerned citizens join forces at #AquaHacking Summit.
Startupfest Montréal, which ran from July 14-15 amid intense heat and torrential rain, showcased the best stories from speakers and audience alike.
Canada’s biggest gathering of startups, VCs, angels, and accelerators is happening from July 13th to 16th, and TechPORTFOLIO is going to be there.
Montreal is home to some of Canada’s largest VC firms, including Real Ventures, Rho Canada, BDC Capital and iNovia Capital. The city also made Compass’ list of top startup ecosystems globally.
Financial institutions are wrestling with the competitive implications of fintech. A recent PwC report says 20% of their business is at risk by 2020, so many are already partnering with more nimble, innovative startups. Funding of fintech startups last year reached $12.2 billion.