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The article features Uplinq as one of the 6 Canadian financial technology startups that can help you build credit and secure capital.

Toronto fintech Uplinq is a global credit assessment platform for small business lenders. Through billions of unique and validated data signals beyond traditional credit indicators, they provide lenders confidence to make the most accurate decisions possible. Uplinq launched its operations at the beginning of 2022 following a long planning cycle. The company’s founder and CEO, Ron Benegbi, is a serial entrepreneur now working on his fifth startup. Uplinq co-founder Patrick Reily is a 30-year financial services veteran who has held senior positions with some of the world’s largest financial institutions including Equifax. In April, Uplinq secured a $3.5 million pre-seed funding round led by N49P and Surface Ventures alongside a veritable ‘who’s who’ list of leading individual Fintech investors.