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”

Why are you still using cheques?

For over 300 years, cheques have been the status quo for businesses (Really! The first cheque was written in 1659!). The world has evolved, and paying with physical cheques has become an outdated payments practice weighing down businesses with hidden costs. And still, Payments Canada stated that “Canadians still use close to a billion chequesContinue reading “Why are you still using cheques?”

Local Victoria-based fintech company, Peloton, brings on Jamie Bates to pursue uncharted fintech goldmine.

Fintechs have squandered untold millions with hopes to unlock an agnostic platform to give them ownership of their clients – Peloton has quietly already built it. VICTORIA, February 17, 2021 – Peloton Technologies, with the help of Jamie Bates, is realizing their agnostic platform is ready to solve a long-sought-after solution dreamt of by largerContinue reading “Local Victoria-based fintech company, Peloton, brings on Jamie Bates to pursue uncharted fintech goldmine.”

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”

EDC looks to support Canada’s SaaS exports.

CEO Craig Attiwill joins panel at EDC conference to discuss opportunities to support SaaS-based companies VICTORIA February 21, 2020 – The previous models at Export Development Canada are based on traditional goods import/export and so at this year’s EDC conference in Ottawa, a panel was held to discuss how to support Canada’s software and technologiesContinue reading “EDC looks to support Canada’s SaaS exports.”