Call for Canadian FinTechs: Opportunity to join funded FinTech Missions

Are you a FinTech looking for market access opportunities in Singapore or Abu Dhabi/Dubai or Tokyo?

TFI is inviting FinTechs from across Canada to participate in a virtual FinTech Trade Mission to 1) Tokyo, 2) Singapore and 3) Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The missions will help your FinTech company expand to international markets and discover export opportunities through curated B2B programming, promotional opportunities, conference exposure, pre-mission workshops and other high-caliber virtual networking.

Please note, these missions do not charge a fee for participation. 

(1) Tokyo

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in Tokyo, in collaboration with Toronto Finance International (TFI), Ontario Government and other provinces, is inviting Canadian Fintech companies to participate in a virtual business mission to Japan.

The mission will help Canadian FinTechs expand into the Japanese market and discover export opportunities through a pre-mission pitch session and curated B2B programming.

For more details, please review the attached PDF, FinTech Canada Entry to Japan Program,. To apply, please complete the attached form and send it to Kojiro.ichikawa@international.gc.ca at the Embassy of Canada in Japan by Friday 30th of October, 2020. Applications received later than the date will not be considered.   

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(2) Singapore – Highlights & Offerings

  • Custom B2B matchmaking with an in-market B2B Consultant
  • Introductions to key in-market stakeholders to support export and expansion
  • Pre-mission, market overview webinars
  • High-caliber virtual networking opportunities through Singapore FinTech Festival
  • Attendance and digital presence at Singapore FinTech Festival (details to be confirmed)
  • Marketing collateral profiling your company
Key Dates
    • Singapore FinTech Festival: December 7 - 11, 2020
    • Curated B2B programme: January 11-25, 2020 
    • Expression of Interest deadline: November 2, 2020

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    (3) Abu Dhabi & Dubai – Highlights & Offerings

    • Custom B2B matchmaking with an in-market B2B Consultant
    • Introductions to key in-market stakeholders to support export and expansion
    • Pre-mission, market overview webinars
    • High-caliber virtual networking opportunities
    • Marketing collateral profiling your company

    Key Dates

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    Ideal Candidate

    *FinTechs can apply for all virtual trade missions should they be interested and eligible.

    • Canadian-based FinTech
    • C-suite level participation + inclusion of other team members for support and coordination
    • Seeking export opportunities in one or all of the above markets
    • Able to join the full itinerary of the chosen market’s mission


    Contact

    For inquiries and expressions of interest, contact:

    Sara Anderson, Director of Strategic Alliances

    sanderson@tfi.ca