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Scotiabank partners with C100 and MaRS

The partnership with MaRS provides Scotiabank access to more than 1,200 Canadian tech companies

March 12, 2020  by CM Staff

PHOTO: ScotiaBank via Twitter

Scotiabank has partnered with C100, a network of Canadian tech leaders, and MaRS, North America’s largest urban innovation hub, to support the growth of the Canadian entrepreneurial ecosystem.

“We are delighted to partner with C100 and MaRS to broaden the Bank’s innovation ecosystem and engage a tremendous pool of talent,” said Kristal Au-Yong, senior vice-president innovation & insights analytics, Scotiabank, in a personal statement. “Through these partnerships we’re supporting and driving AI innovation and adoption for business and societal good while improving our overall customer experience.”

The partnership with MaRS provides Scotiabank access to more than 1,200 Canadian tech companies, as well as, research, event participation and executive education sessions. Alongside MaRS, the bank says it will help drive artificial intelligence innovation.

Supporting C100 aligns Scotiabank to entrepreneurs in major tech hubs across Canada, the U.S. and other regions. Scotiabank says it will work with C100 to help Canadian entrepreneurs expand by providing international business contacts and exposure.

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Both partnerships also offer engagement with Roynat Capital, an arm of Scotiabank’s Canadian Business Banking unit, which provides financing solutions for technology and innovation firms.


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