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Wednesday, May 12 • 1:45pm - 2:00pm
DAY 2: TEDx - How Fintechs are Solving Canada’s Financial Health Challenge

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Canadians are struggling financially. Over half of Canadians spend more than or equal to their income each month. 65% say money worries cause them emotional stress. Over the past year COVID has highlighted the inequality in our society with the most vulnerable - women, low-income, temporary and part-time workers, and recent immigrants bearing the brunt of job and income losses. Technology plays a critical role in helping Canadians face their day-to-day financial health challenges and in building financial security and resilience. Hear about some of the challenges being faced by Canadians, the solutions that Canadian fintechs are working on, and what's next for Canada's financial health ecosystem.

Speakers
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Elvis Wong

Director of Financial Health, Fintech Cadence
Elvis is the Director of Financial Health at Fintech Cadence and founder of IFH Lab (previously Innovate Financial Health). IFH Lab is a program focused on supporting startups that are improving the financial lives of Canadians, particularly those more financially vulnerable. IFH Lab's first cohort of four startups in 2020 has since raised an additional $6.8 mn a... Read More →


Wednesday May 12, 2021 1:45pm - 2:00pm EDT
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