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Built with your business
needs in mind

Ario™ is a Canadian-based tech company that builds tools
designed to make small business lending easier.
Backed By Canada’s Most Innovative Companies

One of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans, with $97 billion in net assets (as at December 31, 2018).

An independent financial services holding company with an unrelenting focus on customer-centric innovation in Canada.

Our Leaders

Som Seif

Chairman

Founder and CEO of Purpose Investments Inc., and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He sits on a number of boards, including the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation Board, Art Gallery of Ontario’s Foundation Board and University of Toronto Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Advisory Board, amongst others.

Avinash Chidambaram

CEO

At Interac, Avinash led the Interac E-Transfer vertical and launched Interac Debit on Apple Pay in Canada, while growing the business 50% year-over-year to 150M transactions, 70B in value transferred.

Brian McBride

COO

At BlackBerry, Brian architected and led the global BlackBerry Identity platform, supporting over 140 million users in 32 countries and 300 million secure API transactions a day.

Omar Sahyoun

cbo

Co-founder of Canada’s first and largest independent daily deal sites TeamBuy & Dealfind, with over 4M members and 60M in annual gross revenues, understands how to scale marketplaces.

Our Values

At Ario, our values aren’t just words. They help guide us every day and touch every part of our business. 

Agility
ownership
commitment
openness
respect

Want to work at Ario?

We’re passionate about helping businesses grow on their own terms. If you’re ambitious, creative and interested in joining a fast-growing fintech startup, we want to hear from you.

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Who we help

Small Business
Financing services built with small businesses in mind. Ario’s tools and integrations help you handle everything from paying off invoices instantly to accessing capital to keep your business thriving.
Supplier
Tired of chasing down invoices? Work with Ario, and you can give your small business customers the simple financing they need at no cost to your business. You’ll increase customer loyalty, increase your own business growth, and earn a small fee for hosting the platform.
Enterprise
Our comprehensive banking solutions can be fully customized to help meet the needs of your clients. We’ll tailor all workflows to your specifications and happily provide the data analytics your company requires.
Lender
If you’re a bank or non-bank lender, you’ll not only expand your product’s reach by partnering with us, but you’ll also participate in revenue sharing with Ario and our Enterprise customers.

An End-to-End Solution for All

We take care of the tech and capital. You get all the credit. Ario helps you provide a range of financial services designed to meet the needs of your customers and packaged into a portal using your branding specifications.

100% Digital

Who has time to wait? Our technology provides instant online decisions for a variety of credit-related products. Simply sign into the platform and complete a loan application within minutes.

Private Label

Get Ario’s smart tech underneath a white-labelled product. We brand the platform with your business logo and colours, ensuring you offer a seamless customer experience.

Take it for a spin.

Let us show you the power of Ario™ for your business.