Factory A will select 10 FinTech ventures made up of young entrepreneurs from Latin America to join the Entrepreneur Coworking Ecosystem
TORONTO, February 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank and The Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), commonly referred to as Tec de Monterrey, today announced the launch of Factory A in Mexico City, the bank's first accelerator.
"Factory A will unite the entrepreneurial and innovative focus of Tecnológico de Monterrey with Scotiabank's digital and banking experience", said Enrique Zorrilla, CEO, Scotiabank in Mexico, "We are pleased that the partnership is providing a solid foundation for FinTech growth in the region."
TORONTO, February 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, United Way Greater Toronto announced a $15-million investment from Scotiabank to help ensure that young people in the GTA have the opportunities and resources they need to have a bright future. The funds – the largest corporate commitment in United Way Greater Toronto's history – will be invested in a network of agencies across Peel, Toronto and York that support more than 245,000 young people and their families, each year.
Overall satisfaction with Canadian banks has fallen, however
Canadian retail bank customers are less satisfied with the financial advice their banks provide, says a new study by J.D. Power and Associates.
Customer satisfaction with Canadian banks’ advice dropped two points to 789 (on a 1,000-point scale) from 2018, according to the J.D. Power 2019 Canada Retail Banking Advice Study. In contrast, satisfaction in the U.S. rose by 15 points.
Of the Canadian banks, the Bank of Nova Scotia ranks highest in customer satisfaction with retail banking advice (with a score of 806).
Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.
To celebrate this recognition, we'll take a look back at what 15 Scotiabank employees had to say about what gender equality means to them.
by Barbara Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer at Scotiabank
I’m very pleased to announce that Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.
A comprehensive program empowering women to take their businesses to the next level
TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank launched The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, a comprehensive program that will advance women-led businesses in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship.
Introducing the Scotiabank Women Initiative, a program designed to advance women-led business in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship. The Scotiabank Women Initiative is unique because it is a comprehensive offering of capital and resources to support women-led businesses at different stages of growth. We strongly believe that the three pillars of The Scotiabank Women Initiative – Access to Capital, Mentorship, and Education – will deliver meaningful, long-term support to women-led businesses and help women take their business to the next level.
FIFTY Primary Schools teams comprising boys and girls between the ages nine to 13 participated on the second day of the Scotiabank CONCACAF NextPlay Cup at the TTFA Home of Football training fields on Saturday morning.
One of the new Home of Football training pitches was put to use for the first time in a competitive environment as eight small-sided fields were set-up for matches to run simultaneously over four hours of play on each day.
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is proud to have been named 2018 Bank of the Year by LatinFinance for excellence in retail, commercial and investment banking services for Latin America and the Caribbean.