The MaRS Discovery District has formed a new strategic partnership with Interac and Acxsys, the organizations behind Interac, Canada’s leading payment brand.
Toronto-based GoldMoney, f/k/a BitGold, which operates a self-directed savings platform and a payments network allowing individuals and businesses to make or receive online, in-store or mobile payments, continues to soar with 168,000 users at the end of July.
TD Bank inked a deal with MasterCard to route debit and prepaid card transactions over MasterCard’s Maestro network. Through the agreement, MasterCard will process TD Bank’s debit card and prepaid card PIN transactions.
Toronto-based TransferTo and PayPal have teamed to offer mobile airtime top-up in Canada. Without any transfer fees, Canadians can now use their PayPal account to instantly top-up prepaid mobile phones of their relatives and friends that are registered with over 400 carriers in more than 100 countries.
Toronto-based Carta Worldwide has been selected to make tap-and-go payment services available to HP customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Canada. The Company says HP is highly reputable provider of payments technology to the banking and mobile sectors, and their sales and sales support channel will allow it to accelerate the scaling of its business.
Toronto-based BitGold has swallowed the intellectual property and operating subsidiaries of GoldMoney for $59.4 million and will become GoldMoney. The BitGold payment and savings platform will operate as a separate service focusing on the expansion of a high-growth internet user base, while also developing a global end-to-end payments and international transfer network utilizing BitGold settlement technology.
The first Bitcoin book delving into cryptocurrency law in four jurisdictions: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Germany has been released.
Moneris Solutions has unveiled PAYD Pro Plus. The mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution combines robust, cloud-based POS capabilities with the flexibility of the Apple iPad.
Toronto-based BitGold is off to the races posting astronomical growth in the second quarter, doubling its number of users in one month. As of June 30th there were 62,629 users. The Company, which offers digital payments and secure savings, doubled also doubled its gold vault value between June 5 and June 30 to C$2,993, 400.
Toronto-based BitGold has ankled Darrell MacMullin as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Darrell was previously the Managing Director and Head of PayPal Canada.
Toronto-based BitGold has launched its payments platform in the US and US territories. US residents can sign up on the BitGold platform and buy, sell, or redeem gold using BitGold’s Aurum payment and settlement technology.
British Columbia-based PayByPhone is disrupting the traditional parking landscape for cities and consumers. With the introduction of initiatives such as Google’s Sidewalk Labs, there is increasing pressure on technology developers to provide better solutions for urban living.