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The latest press releases and news coverage.

Press

The latest press releases and news coverage.

BRAND EVOLUTION: YOUR STORY MATTERS

July 3rd, 2019|

At Progressa, each paper plane represents you ‑ our customer. Every crease, fold, bend, cut and edge. They’re unique parts of your story. And your story matters.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL LITERACY

June 4th, 2019|

A new report done by financial technology company Progressa found that up to three-quarters of Canadians don’t have the financial literacy they should.

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THE 2019 ANNUAL STATE OF PAY CHEQUE TO PAY CHEQUE CANADIAN CONSUMERS

June 4th, 2019|

Progressa released findings from its non-prime consumer survey revealing that 76% of respondents thought their banks would not help out in a difficult financial situation.

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CANADA’S ALTERNATIVE FINANCING MARKET IS TAKING OFF

May 20th, 2019|

The Canada alternative finance market experienced considerable growth in 2017—the latest period for which data is available. Market volume reached $867.6 million, up 159 percent from $334.5 million in 2016.

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PROGRESSA SURPASSES $100M DEBT RELIEF MILESTONE FOR CANADIANS

March 19th, 2019|

Progressa has surpassed the $100 million milestone in funded loans for underserved Canadian consumers.

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ALI POURDAD, PROGRESSA CO-FOUNDER AND CEO JOINS THE CANADIAN LENDERS ASSOCIATION AS ADVOCACY & REGULATORY COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR

December 21st, 2018|

The Canadian Lenders Association (CLA), is pleased to announce that effective December 14, 2018, Ali Pourdad, Co-Founder and CEO of Progressa, was appointed to its Advocacy and Regulatory Committee as Co-Chair.

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PROGRESSA ADDS FINTECH MARKETING LEADER PHILIPP POSTREHOVSKY TO SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

December 6th, 2018|

Progressa is pleased to announce that Philipp Postrehovsky has joined the senior management team as Senior Vice President of Marketing.

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PROGRESSA ADDS COMMERCIAL GROWTH AND HR LEADERS TO SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM AS RECORD YEAR CONTINUES

November 26th, 2018|

Progressa is pleased to announce that Daniel Bazan has joined the senior management team as Vice President of Business Growth and Tamara Finlay has joined as Vice President of People & Culture.

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PROGRESSA PARTNERS WITH ALTERNATIVE CREDIT FUND TO SUPPORT CONTINUED LENDING GROWTH

November 22nd, 2018|

Progressa has partnered with the Alternative Credit Fund to facilitate up to a $13 million forward flow whole loan purchase program to support the company’s growing Point-of-Sale finance business called Progressa Connect.

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