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Symcor Partners with Elevate Festival to Spotlight Canadian Innovation

Symcor September 21, 2022
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Symcor is a proud sponsor of Toronto’s popular Elevate Festival, returning this September after a 2-year pandemic interlude with reimagined programming that intersects technology, social innovation, and arts. 

The event, held over three days from September 20-22, brings together creative thought leaders, shining a global spotlight on the best of Canada’s innovation ecosystem.

This year’s Elevate Festival features influential speakers and thought leaders including Tennis Champion, Entrepreneur and Founder Venus Williams, Astronaut and Elevate Co-Chair Chris Hadfield, and many more.

As part of the event lineup, Symcor is hosting an exclusive panel discussion titled “Open Banking: Connecting for Common Good”. 

Saba Shariff, Symcor’s Head, New Product Development & Corporate Strategy, will be accompanied by thought-leaders in the financial and fintech sector to discuss thought-provoking and timely topics pertaining to Open Banking in the Canadian market, addressing:


  • how the industry has been preparing for Open Banking, including significant advancements that have been made.
  • what various ecosystem participants should be watching for.
  • the unique Canadian market conditions for Open Banking and how do they differ from other jurisdictions?


To learn more about the Elevate Festival, please visit,