We are excited to highlight an Innovation Cluster member – a new Knowledge Partner this year to The Cube: our business incubator for technology start-ups and early-stage companies: Kawartha Credit Union!
As the 8th largest Credit Union in Ontario, Kawartha Credit Union is known throughout the region for their core values and excellent service. Kawartha Credit Union believes their members deserve great advice and personalized service, while providing the best possible experience as their first priority!
About Kawartha Credit Union
Kawartha Credit Union is a full-service financial institution that provides competitive and cost-effective products and services. They offer a broad range of personal and business financial solutions including chequing and savings accounts, loans, mortgages, lines of credit, credit cards, investments, insurance, and more.
Membership at Kawartha is open to anyone looking for a local-focus financial services provider.
Kawartha Credit Union (formerly CANGECO credit union) was started in 1952 by employees of the Maintenance and Repair Department of Canadian General Electric in Peterborough. They rented a small office in the CGE plant and focused on providing loans to employees of CANGECO and their families. From its humble beginnings, Kawartha Credit Union has grown to 25 branches across Ontario with $1.55 billion in assets.
Its head office is located at 14 Hunter Street East and employs over 100 people in Peterborough. The company has a total of 370 employees across its branch network. Success at Kawartha Credit Union is measured in terms of member and employee engagement, community contribution and financial results.
Become a Member
Enjoy the products and services of Kawartha Credit Union by becoming a member of your community credit union. All that is required to become a member is the opening of a Member Share Account, which are your voting shares in the credit union. This makes you a member-owner and allows you to voice your opinions in the running of Kawartha Credit Union.
Kawartha Credit Union offers a wide range of financial products and services at competitive rates with flexible options. Their formula for success is simple…great service, great rates, and great products. They have twenty-five friendly branches and for your convenience, offer ATM’s and 24 hour telephone, online and mobile access. They are also affiliated with Interac network and Mastercard for Personal credit cards and VISA for Business credit cards.
Kawartha Credit Union’s focus is on the people who have made them what they are today. They believe that you deserve personal friendly service that goes along with their great products. Thanks to over 50,000 members, they have been able to invest their earnings back into the communities they serve.
Our Innovation Partners have the opportunity to immerse their brand into the Innovation Cluster network, drive innovation and expand their own network. They help companies jump-start their businesses, lay the foundations for future growth, and succeed.