Accelerate Finance aims to boost Canada’s fintech sector

Announcements | May 5, 2016 By:

Decentral announced the launch of Accelerate Finance, an organization working to transform Canada into a global force for finance and fintech innovation.

Areas of focus will include: innovations in banking and insurance, compliance and settlement, digital currencies and mobile transactions, peer-to-peer lending, social investing and equity crowdfunding, micropayments, digital wallets and identity and authentication management.

“Decentral stands at the intersection of disruptive technology, FinTech, and finance. Our consultancy work with startups, enterprise clients and banks means we understand how to find common ground and foster meaningful collaboration. We are pleased to apply our expertise to the national stage with Accelerate Finance,” said Decentral CEO Anthony Di Iorio.

In addition, it will also develop actionable recommendations to modernize Canadian regulatory frameworks for the fintech age. Accelerate Finance members will include representatives from key institutions, startups, and incubators from a broad spectrum of the finance and fintech industries.

Decentral is a leading hub for disruptive and decentralized technologies based in Canada.