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National Bank of Canada joins SecureKey’s digital identity network

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At the beginning of the year, SecureKey announced that it had won an $800,000 grant from the US Department of Homeland Security in support of the company’s development of a blockchain-based digital identity network. Today, the Ontario-based authentication specialist unveiled the latest institution to join that network: the National Bank of Canada, reports David Penn […]

Big banks back Canada’s $150m digital ID system

Fully digital mortgage now a reality in Canada

Canada’s big banks have joined the charge for a CA$185 million ($150 million) digital identity supercluster bid that plans to solve the identification challenges of the digital economy. According to IT World Canada, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Bank of Montreal, Scotiabank, CIBC, TD Bank and National Bank of Canada – are on board, along […]

Fintech funding round-up: 24 April 2017


The latest fintech funding round-up featuring Token, Ongo, National Bank of Canada (NBC) and a bunch of venture capitalist firms.

National Bank of Canada axes 600 jobs

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The National Bank of Canada will cut 600 jobs as part of its restructuring plans and take a charge of $175 million in Q4. The charge includes severance payments to employees and the expense of moving premises. The bank says the restructuring will bring $120 million in annual savings. As of July this year, it […]