On Monday, June 4th Welch hosted a Payments CEO Roundtable, at the Rideau Club.
The event included a three-course lunch, and a discussion with industry leaders in the payments industry in Canada. Some of the topics discussed included:
- What are the thresholds for a PayTech company to become "main stream"?
- Market for funding
- Data and Payments
- Impacts/opportunities of being in Ottawa and PayTech community
- How does the Canadian banking structure support or hinder PayTech companies?
- Impact of international trends on PayTech in Canada (Asian markets, open banking, PSD2)
- Digital Identity
- Implications of blockchain/cryptocurrencies