International Women’s Day 2024: Invest & Inspire

“By 2028, Canadian women will control $4 trillion in assets, almost doubling the $2.2 trillion they control today.” 1 As we celebrate the strides made in empowering women economically, it’s essential to recognize the remarkable evolution that has taken place in the world of finance and investment. Women now control a significant portion of householdContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2024: Invest & Inspire”

Think Payments First: Part V

Be proactive with your payments There are all sorts of problems you’ll face running your new business. Questions you never thought you would need answers for. How you go about finding solutions is some of the fun (though let’s be honest, sometimes it doesn’t feel like fun) When it comes to payments, sometimes the reactionaryContinue reading “Think Payments First: Part V”

Think Payments First: Part II

Planning payments first At the beginning of building your business, you’re going to be making a lot of plans. It’s easy to get swept up with exciting details. While you’re thinking about those details, Here’s our PSA: Think payments first, then think about the rest. Your initial business plan and market research have some heavyContinue reading “Think Payments First: Part II”

Victoria-based fintech company Peloton raises $500,000 with participation from BDC to increase SME clientele in Canada and the U.S.

VICTORIA, January 20, 2021 – Peloton Technologies, a fintech company headquartered in Victoria, B.C., has secured $500,000 in new funding in order to grow its client base as small and medium-sized businesses shift their banking online because of COVID-19. Of this amount, $350,000 comes as non-dilutive financing from BDC’s Technology Industry Team, with the balanceContinue reading “Victoria-based fintech company Peloton raises $500,000 with participation from BDC to increase SME clientele in Canada and the U.S.”

Kicking off the Holidays with the Festival of Trees

Help support the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation The Festival of Trees has been an ongoing tradition in Victoria, BC for the last 28 years where trees are decorated to raise funds for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each year the Bay Centre, in downtown Victoria, highlights decorated trees from various organizations & people. And while thisContinue reading “Kicking off the Holidays with the Festival of Trees”