D+H becomes premier sponsor of Silicon Valley’s C100

D+H Corp (TSX: DH), a Canadian financial technology business, has agreed to become a premier sponsor of the C100, a Silicon Valley-based nonprofit association established to support Canadian entrepreneurs and startups. D+H said the sponsorship is part of its strategy to nurture the innovation ecosystem through strategic partnerships with organizations in Silicon Valley and the Toronto-Waterloo area. Earlier this month, the C100 convened Venture North in Toronto, its first event in Canada.


D+H To Sharpen Its Focus On Innovation And Expand Network Of High Growth Technology Companies

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW/ – DH Corporation (“D+H”) (TSX:DH), a leading provider of technology solutions to financial institutions globally, today announced that it has become a Premier Sponsor of the C100 Association, a non-profit organization that connects innovative Canadian corporations and startups to Silicon Valley’s most influential venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and technology professionals.

As Canada’s largest financial technology (FinTech) provider, and one of the world’s top FinTech companies, this sponsorship is a part of D+H’s focus to further its leadership position by helping nurture the innovation ecosystem through strategic partnerships with cutting-edge organizations in Silicon Valley and the Toronto-Waterloo area.

“Innovation and collaboration are critically important to D+H. It’s what has allowed us to grow and become a global leader, and more importantly, a trusted partner to nearly 8,000 financial institutions,” said Gerrard Schmid, chief executive officer of D+H. “C100’s mission to provide growth opportunities by leveraging their Valley-based networks aligns with our goals and strategies for innovation, which is why we’re excited to partner with them. This opportunity to work alongside and connect with Silicon Valley’s biggest influencers will allow us to continue being on the forefront of innovation to help our clients grow and compete in a world of change.”

“The corporations in the C100 network are invested leaders who are dedicated to fostering innovation,” said C100 Executive Director Joanne Fedeyko. “Organizations, like D+H, who provide support and partnerships, play an important role in creating an innovation landscape that helps Canada’s vibrant technology industry grow, compete and win on a global level.”

About D+H
D+H (TSX: DH) is a leading financial technology provider the world’s financial institutions rely on every day to help them grow and succeed. Our lending, payments, enterprise and global transaction banking solutions are trusted by nearly 8,000 banks, specialty lenders, community banks, credit unions, governments and corporations. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, D+H has more than 5,500 employees worldwide who are passionate about partnering with clients to create forward-thinking solutions that fit their needs. With annual revenues of more than $1 billion, D+H is recognized as one of the world’s top FinTech companies on IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings and American Banker’s FinTech Forward ranking. For more information, visit dh.com.

About C100
C100 is a non-profit member-driven association that provides a bridge between Canadian startup founders and innovative corporations, and the highly influential Silicon Valley network.

Through various programs we provide access to innovative companies, potential partnerships, investors and mentors. C100 Charter Members include some of the most successful Canadians working in some of the top tech companies in the Silicon Valley. They are dedicated to giving back to the community and fostering the next generation of successful Canadian entrepreneurs and innovative companies.

For further information: Hyunjoo Kim, Manager, Corporate Communications, 416.696.7702 x5221, Hyunjoo.kim@dh.com

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