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RBC FinSec

Driving financial evolution through cyber innovation

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By bridging the gap between the needs of the financial sector and the emerging cybersecurity startup industry, the RBC FinSec Incubator helps early-stage startups transform the financial cyber ecosystem. This program aims to assist Canadian cybersecurity and fintech startups in building connections within finance, accelerating commercialization for product-market fit, showcasing technologies to potential customers and investors, and understanding industry procurement requirements to expedite technology testing and sales within the fintech sector — all bolstered by the support of RBC.

Participants have access to:

  • Networking opportunities with RBC investors and Catalyst community
  • Technology showcases with RBC partners and key financial professionals
  • 16+ hours of mentorship with cyber and fintech experts, including corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, and angel and venture investors
  • Workshops and peer-to-peer sessions to share insights, lessons learned and best practices
  • Customized support with procurement strategies and pitch coaching


This program is open to early-stage, high-potential startups, and eligible companies should also have:

  • A tech-enabled product solving a compelling problem in the cybersecurity industry;
  • An MVP with ongoing or upcoming marketing validation/commercialization;
  • The potential to become a scalable business in an expanding market;
  • A dynamic, receptive, and cohesive leadership team;
  • Funding less than $3M CAD;
  • Permission to operate in Canada;
  • Been established within the last five years.

Ready to boost your FinSec business with the Catalyst and RBC?