Valeyo joins Open Banking Initiative Canada

2021-11-09  |  Toronto, Ontario

Valeyo is excited to announce its membership to the Open Banking Initiative Canada (OBIC). Sara Mazhar, SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at Valeyo, will lead the organization’s engagement, working alongside other industry leaders to help shape open banking in Canada.

“There is an extraordinary sense of urgency, energy and focus on building an open finance framework for Canada, and I’m very excited to be joining the OBIC at this time to participate and contribute”, says Sara. “As a technology-focused company, Valeyo is committed to working with the industry and its clients to advance the execution of consumer driven finance, and help demonstrate the value and equity it brings to institutions and consumers alike”.

About Open Banking Initiative Canada:

OBIC exists to develop a market-driven open banking framework in Canada that will make consumer empowerment possible in our country. We are a not-for-profit organization gathering great minds in finance, technology and regulation, creating a groundswell that will be a force for good, giving Canadian consumers choice and control over their financial data.

“OBIC is very excited to have Valeyo join as our newest member! As a technology-focused company, our board is looking forward to working alongside Valeyo with their continued commitment in fostering a more innovative and inclusive financial services landscape and their passion for pushing a Canadian Open Banking framework forward.” States Michelle Beyo, CEO and Founder of FINAVATOR and OBIC Board Member.

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About Valeyo:

Valeyo is a leading Canadian-based solutions provider, partnering to deliver a full suite of business solutions, including technology and insurance related products and services for financial institutions nationwide. For more than 40 years, clients have trusted us to be their go-to provider based on the strength of our proprietary products, strategic partnerships, and people. Valeyo is a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of Securian Financial Group.

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