Station Fintech Montréal Accelerator Announces 8 Startups in its First Cohort
Highline Beta and FinTech Station, a Finance Montréal initiative, are kicking off the Station Fintech Accelerator with 8 Fintech startups selected for the program.
Capitalizing on the thriving Quebec Fintech ecosystem, the program will support the startup participants from across North America to work towards a corporate partnership through the Station FinTech Accelerator powered by Highline Beta.
A diverse set of founders applied to the program with 22% of applications from female founders and 68% of applications from diverse teams constituting either a female founder or co-founder along with recent immigrants, or from different ethnicities.
The cohort of eight startups was selected based on the potential of their solutions to have a significant impact on the Fintech industry, with a particular focus on payments.
Meet the Startups
Harbr: A fintech company for commercial construction. Their goal is to help payments move faster within the construction industry, where the team has decades of experience in construction management.
Kalsa: Helps you track shared expenses and automatically collects money from those who owe you.
Kunye: An early stage remittance company, looking to bring social commerce to the remittance industry.
Leav: Allows retailers to reconnect with their customers through its contactless, cloud-based platform.
Reven AI: A Process Automation Platform that is enabling healthcare facilities to automate their existing legacy processes, using computer vision, neural networks (deep learning) and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR).
SparcPay: A digital approval and payments solution that changes business transactions by eliminating paperwork, data entry and reconciliation. It offers deep accounting integration to manage complex transactions, yet is wrapped in a simple and intuitive user interface that delivers a great customer experience.
Truly Financial: An alternative to traditional banking that is designed specifically for small businesses. Truly Financial provides a single checking account that combines local banking with multi-currency accounts, receiving payments via credit card and using corporate Visa cards for expenses that can be used by employees anywhere in the world
Trendigo: A fintech company that offers a contactless payment and loyalty solution for local businesses communities, without the need of additional hardware for adoption or POS integration.
We’re excited to kick-off the first cohort of Station Fintech Accelerator and look forward to working with these 8 startups to help them build their businesses and connect into the corporate Fintech ecosystem.