Building the Future of Partnership Banking with Synctera

Portfolio & Founders Innovation

Building the Future of Partnership Banking with Synctera

Today we’re excited to share the launch and funding round of our latest portfolio company, Synctera. Together, we believe this team and technology will change the world of banking, FinTech, and financial products as we know it.

Canada as a place to build

Innovation

Canada as a place to build

Building in Canada and specifically Montreal has always been a personal mission of mine. As a Montreal-native who spent a good amount of time in close...

Welcome Retirable: Why Diagram Co-Founded a Retirement Platform

Portfolio & Founders Innovation

Welcome Retirable: Why Diagram Co-Founded a Retirement Platform

Throughout 2019, Diagram’s Innovation team has been digging through research, creating MVPs and interviewing countless experts about the U.S. retireme...

Seasoned Founders Series: Julien Smith

Innovation

Seasoned Founders Series: Julien Smith

We are proud to share that Diagram’s Opportunity Fund, our first growth-focused fund, closed at $120M, exceeding our target range of $80-$100M.

How we do “Innovation” at Diagram

Innovation

How we do “Innovation” at Diagram

My team’s mission is to find or invent, nurture, and “de-risk” new venture ideas that can be put in the hands of amazing entrepreneurs and become the ...

Our Philosophy on Talent

Innovation

Our Philosophy on Talent

Great companies can only be built with great people. This is something that Francois Lafortune believed in deeply and he knew Talent needed to be a pr...

The Diagram Way

Innovation

The Diagram Way

I’ve always known I wanted to be an entrepreneur. At 8 years old, when burgers were on sale for $0.29 at Burger King, I was buying them in bulk, freez...

Welcome dfuse - Helping Blockchain Developers Shine

Portfolio & Founders Innovation

Welcome dfuse - Helping Blockchain Developers Shine

Overview of dfuse – a blockchain company. In this month’s Company Profile Series we bring you dfuse, a blockchain gem in Diagram’s ecosystem. Through ...

Seasoned Founder Series: Yves Poiré

Innovation

Seasoned Founder Series: Yves Poiré

In our Seasoned Founder Series, on a monthly basis, we will feature an impressive Canadian founder to better understand what it means to launch, scale...

Why I Co-Founded Diagram

Innovation

Why I Co-Founded Diagram

FinTech is a generational investment opportunity today I grew up listening to stories about my grandfather’s grit and determination and his incredible...

The Best Co-Founder a Team Could Want

Innovation

The Best Co-Founder a Team Could Want

I was sitting in the new offices of the two-month-old Smooch Technologies, on the 12th floor of a converted schmatta building in Mile-End, one of Mont...

Together, We Are Building Giants

Innovation

Together, We Are Building Giants

Introducing Diagram’s Venture Builder Model and new $55-million fund. When people ask why I launched Diagram, there are two types of answers I typical...