Membership

It’s time to better the Canadian payments experience. Join us.

Membership overview​

We welcome you to become a member of PayTechs of Canada. Membership is open to all organizations that operate in Canada, are considered a stakeholder in the payments ecosystem, and share our mission to achieve the best payment experiences for Canadians. As a member, you have the opportunity to lend your voice to create impactful and sustainable improvements in the payments system. The number of PayTech firms in Canada now exceeds 1,000⁠—together, we can drive change.

Member benefits

Share your voice

Your perspective on a range of issues affecting PayTechs will be sought for government submissions, stakeholder education and industry debates. Your view on regulatory and non-regulatory reforms will be shared through PayTechs of Canada to the right decision-making bodies, such as Payments Canada and the Federal Government. As a member, we can collectively influence policy that will positively impact your business.

Stay informed

You will receive industry updates and be notified of emerging industry developments. With line of sight into upcoming changes to legislation, policies and regulations, your business can proactively adapt before changes are implemented. You will also be invited to member events, which promotes continuous education of the payments systems and its supporting legal and operating framework.

Drive change

Your active participation can create a positive change in the payments system which will provide your business with unparalleled opportunities. By supporting: payments system modernization with PayTech firms direct access to the payments system with the regulation of PayTech firms with the evolution of open banking in Canada, your business will be better positioned to compete in the payments services marketplace.

Get exclusive data

You will be granted access to the ‘members only’ portal, with access to primary, independent research conducted by PayTechs of Canada. Research findings will support our mandate in addition to your business’ strategy. You will also have access to member contact information, policy positions, board meeting updates, and summary reports from meetings with regulatory bodies.

Membership requirements

You will receive industry updates and be notified of emerging industry developments. With line of sight into upcoming changes to legislation, policies and regulations, your business can proactively adapt before changes are implemented. You will also be invited to member events, which promotes continuous education of the payments systems and its supporting legal framework.

Operate in Canada

Rely on technology

Share our mission

Support our goals

Membership fees

We are a not-for-profit association. We rely on the support of the PayTech community and our members to advance the industry dialogue on obstacles impeding the growth of PayTech firms in Canada.

Annual revenues

Annual membership fees

Less than $500K

$2,500

Between $500K and $1M

$5,000

Between $1M and $5M

$7,500

Between $5M and $10M

$10,000

Between $10M and $15M

$15,000

Exceeding $15M

$20,000

Allocation of dues

Annual membership dues are the primary source of revenue for the organization, which supports ongoing research, advocacy efforts, and office administration. We rely on the support of our members to improve the effectiveness and competitiveness of the payments services sector.

Members

PayTechs of Canada members represent a diverse cross-section of businesses across the payments industry in Canada. Members range from large, established firms to smaller or emerging companies. All members share the commitment to improve the payment experiences of consumers, businesses and other industry participants in Canada including initiating and processing payments, offering payment-related services, supporting data services, and improving payment authorization.

Member testimonials

“PayTechs represent an alignment with everyday Canadians that has been missing for much too long. It’s essential Canadians have their voice heard and PayTechs is the best vehicle to do so.”

Daniel Eberhard,
CEO,
Koho

“As a fintech company, we actively invest in staying at the forefront of payments technology. PayTechs of Canada creates a forum that furthers the agenda of making the payments ecosystem robust, competitive, and progressive. We’re delighted to participate in this initiative.”

Sandeep Todi,
Co-founder & Chief Business Officer,
Remitr

“As an emerging industry, it is critically important PayTechs come together to ensure the appropriate regulatory framework to allow us to effectively compete. PayTechs of Canada is the best way for our voice to be heard.”

Robert Hyde,
President,
Payment Source Inc.