Vancouver’s Flourishing Financial Startups: A Showcase of Canadian Innovation

January 18, 2024

Financial services startups are thriving in Vancouver, British Columbia. With their innovative ideas and the ability to adapt quickly to changes in the financial industry, these companies are transforming the way we manage and transfer money. This article showcases startups, established in 2020 or later, operating in the financial services industry and headquartered in Vancouver. These groundbreaking financial startups, with their unique business models and revolutionary technologies, are disrupting the traditional financial ecosystem.

With the boom in fintech and blockchain technologies, these startups are leveraging these technical advancements to offer superior services. From platforms connecting entrepreneurs to funds and tax credits, to companies creating liquid markets for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), these startups are at the forefront of the financial revolution. They are set to redefine the financial services landscape in Canada and beyond.

While each of these startups has its niche, they all share a common goal – to leverage cutting-edge technology for expanding financial inclusivity, creating a whole new set of opportunities for businesses and individuals alike. Without further ado, let’s dive into the innovative world of these Vancouver-based financial services startups.


Founded by Aria Hahn and Brianna Blaney, Pocketed aims to ensure financial barriers do not hamper entrepreneurial dreams. Their innovative platform connects businesses to eligible grants and tax credits and aids in the application process. Follow them on @hellopocketed on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Traders Central

Traders Central is a unique platform operating in the heart of the Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, and Fintech industries. For more information, reach out to them through their social handles @TradersCentral on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


Alex Gausman is at the helm of NFTX, a protocol platform creating liquid markets for illiquid Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). You can find them on Twitter at @NFTX_

Red Thread Ventures

Founded by James Mark Mitchell and Sean Hodgins, Red Thread Ventures partners with early-stage companies offering capital, and a vast CFO and capital markets executive network. They are also on LinkedIn.


RiskMetrics digitizes risk tolerance toolkit for financial advisors, thus ensuring a more effective analysis of client risk profiles. Follow their journey on @risk_metrics on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Synergist Wealth

Synergist Wealth offers financial services with a touch of innovation, and their contact details are available on their website for further inquiries. They can also be found on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Empress Royalty

Empress Royalty is a royalty and streaming creation company providing investors with a diversified portfolio of gold and silver investments. Stay connected with them on Facebook, LinkedIn, and @empressroyalty_ on Twitter.

Decentral Capital

Decentral Capital, founded by Eric Kasanowski, specializes in asset management within the cryptocurrency and financial services industry. Stay connected with them on @decentalcptl on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

RAYL Innovations

RAYL Innovations is reinventing commercial compromises through banking and technology. They are on @raylinvestors on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Canada Finances

Canada Finances offers financing solutions for consumers, simplifying the process regardless of their credit history. Engage with them on LinkedIn.


Led by Anthony Paes-Braga and Paul Kevener, REstack is a real estate operating platform that integrates investor, investment, and asset-level data into a single stack. They can also be found on @getREstack on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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