Oct. 24, 2018 /BetaKit/ – Finance Montréal will be hosting the sixth edition of the Canada FinTech Forum from October 29 to 31 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

As part of the event, The FinTech Start-up Pitch Contest will give ten finalists the opportunity to present their companies to the financial services community and investors, who share close to a total of $1 billion in assets under management. The contest winners will share $230,000 in prizes, including a $15,000 public’s choice prize offered by Mackenzie Investments, a $15,000 in-kind communication services prize offered by Edelman Montreal, two Jury prizes of $25,000 each offered by Finance Montréal, and a $150,000 financing offer from Luge Capital.

This year, the contest selection committee received nearly 120 applications from all over the world, up 300 percent compared with last year.

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