Alex is a policy wonk. He’s the executive director of Fintechs Canada, an industry association of Canada’s most innovative financial technology companies, which collectively serve millions of Canadians every day. He’s also worked in policy and government affairs at Payments Canada and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce after dabbling in journalism.
Shining the Spotlight on Small Businesses: Leveraging Tech to Help you Grow
According to Statistics Canada’s latest data, small businesses make up 98 percent of all businesses and employ 8.2 million Canadians. Yet, according to research from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Canada’s banks aren’t serving small businesses well: little access to credit, high fees, few tools to effectively manage cash, and poor customer service. Listen to experts explain why our financial sector falls short and how other countries are leveraging tech innovation to help their small businesses grow.