Fintechs Canada welcomes its newest member, Block

Fintechs Canada is thrilled to announce that Block, Inc. has joined the association.

“We’re pleased to have Block become a member of our association,” says Alex Vronces, Executive Director of Fintechs Canada. “To name only one aspect of their leadership, Block’s Square business has been instrumental in leveling the playing field for business owners in Canada.”

Cofounded by Jack Dorsey, Block is the new name for Square, Inc., made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975. Block’s fast-growing teams with talented engineers in Toronto, Kitchener, and across the country are building tools to help increase access to the economy — in Canada and around the world.

“We’re proud to join Fintechs Canada and work collaboratively with Canada’s financial services industry and policymakers to think beyond what’s established and help remove barriers that keep people from having equal access,” says Leslie Jackson, Block’s Head of Policy for Canada. “Together, we can create a more inclusive economy that better serves Canadian consumers and business owners.”

About Block

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

About Fintechs Canada

Established in May 2019 as a not-for-profit member association, Fintechs Canada is the harmonized voice for technology companies that hold and move money operating in Canada. Our membership is growing and diverse, inclusive of consumer-facing financial technology companies, business-to-business payment processors, payment network operators, and financial institutions, among others.

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