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Unlocking Potential: Strategic Insights on Evolving Non-Profit Housing Markets

Binta Financial emerges from the experiences of immigrants, propelled by a collective ambition to reshape the obstacles faced by newcomers. Established by immigrants, with immigrants in mind, Binta is reshaping the narrative of financial adversity into a tale of empowerment. Their journey embodies resilience, innovation, and a steadfast dedication to fostering opportunities for newcomers.

In the upcoming session, we’ll delve into the impact of increasing newcomers on BC’s rental market. We’ll explore trends, discuss evolving eligibility frameworks, and offer innovative solutions for housing providers to adapt to diverse tenant needs.

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Who should attend?

Housing Providers, Policy Makers, Immigration and Settlement Agencies, Tenants

What will you learn?

  • Have a nuanced understanding of the housing challenges faced by newcomers
  • Identify opportunities to develop improved and more inclusive frameworks for assessing tenant eligibility and supporting tenants
  • Understand future trends and projected impacts of immigration on housing
  • Recognize the role of housing in fostering community integration and social inclusion
  • Discover new strategic partners for providing safe and secure housing for all

Presented by:

Paschal Okwundu
Chief Executive Officer, Binta Financial


With over a decade of extensive experience spanning banking, finance, private equity, and financial regulation at prominent institutions such as RBC, BMO, and Standard Bank, among others, Paschal is a seasoned professional. As a trained management consultant and serial entrepreneur, he brings invaluable business acumen, strategic insight, and operational expertise to Binta, essential for navigating the complexities of the fintech landscape. Paschal holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.

Brian Mukeswe
Chief Technology Officer, Binta Financial


With over six years of hands-on experience in Data Science and Software Engineering, gained from roles at Mastercard, City of Vancouver, and other esteemed organizations, Brian spearheads product development and technology initiatives at Binta. Brian’s expertise lies in leveraging data science and software engineering to drive innovation and enhance product offerings. He holds a Master’s degree in Data Science, Technology, and Innovation from the University of Edinburgh, complemented by a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

Jerence Go
Chief Financial Officer, Binta Financial


With an MBA from Cambridge University and serving as the Founder of Cambridge Capital, Jerence brings invaluable insights gleaned from technology investment banking and entrepreneurship. His strategic counsel serves as a driving force, propelling Binta forward by leveraging extensive experience in scaling ventures.



May 28, 2024


11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST



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Online (Zoom)