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Crowdfunding “The Funny Thing About Cancer!”

Crowdfunding “The Funny Thing About Cancer!”

Toronto, CA — (ReleaseWire) — 01/20/2015 – Laughter is the best medicine and truer words were never spoken when it comes to cancer patients. That’s because every cancer patient lives under a black cloud in the form of a question that dominates their daily existence; will they beat cancer or will cancer kill them? Comedian and cancer patient Josh Haddon is administering his own method of cancer treatment by following in the footsteps of famous comedians who took their own medical scares and turned them into laughs. Comedy legend Richard Pryor…

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15 Predictions for Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance in 2015

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By Richard Swart, PhD CrowdFunding Beat Sr. Contributor, Partner, Research Director at CCA Group  CFB Editor Note: Dr. Swart’s in many ways is a barometer for the global industry. Globally…

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InvestX Capital, the First Private Equity Crowdfunding Marketplace for Retail Investors

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CrowdFunding Beat Canada, InvestX Capital, the First Private Equity Crowdfunding Marketplace for Retail Investors, Announces Beta Launch Initial US$5.2 million Seed Round Secured from Prominent Investors Dallas, TX and Vancouver,…

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National Crowdfunding Summit on March 3, 2015

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2015 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit hosted by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada The inaugural 2015 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit will provide an exclusive opportunity to learn vital content and network with…

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Canadians Crowdfunding: Northern Light – a Mission to Mars

Minister Brad Duguid endorses crowdfunding

Report: Crowdfunding real estate for both debt and equity is in its infancy

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  CrowdFunding Beat Media ,  A wide ranging report on trends in real estate in the United States and Canada.  PWC and (ULI) Published Report on Emerging Trends in Real Estate…

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5 Tips For Food Companies Preparing To Equity Crowdfund

5 Tips For Food Companies Preparing To Equity Crowdfund

By Gil Michel-Garcia, CrowdFunding Beat Guest Contributor, I have been asked by many of my colleagues for a simple checklist on how to prepare a food company to do an equity crowdfunding raise.…

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Canada’s hottest new Venture Capital Fund! – Stuart Browne

How Much Money Can a Company Keep When Crowdfunding?

How Much Money Can a Company Keep When Crowdfunding?

By Brian Koscak and Alixe Cormick, Crowdfunding Beat Guest Contributors De-Mystifying Minimum, Maximum, ‘Keep – it – All’ and ‘All – or – Nothing’ Offerings Securities regulators and those active in the…

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8848 Mkt is proud to announce our new partnership with crowd funding platform Crowd Amplify

8848 Mkt is proud to announce our new partnership with crowd funding platform Crowd Amplify

CrowdFundBeat News wire 8848 Mkt is proud to announce our new partnership with crowd funding platform Crowd Amplify. Launching in February 2015, Crowd Amplify aims to be a platform that…

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Crowdfunding: A Canadian Update

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A Canadian company, Vrvana, Inc. is seeking $350,000 through Kickstarter, to finance its development of a virtual reality headset marketed as the Totem. Vrvana has elected to pursue a reward-based…

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Code4Armour™ Launched New Life-saving Alert Wearable 25% of Goal Reached in First Day

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TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ – Code4Armour™ launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo that invites people across North America to pre-order the Code4Armour™ service. The campaign reached 25% of its…

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Canada’s CrowdFunding News

CBC.caJennifer Doucette, Prince George woman, crowdfunding for anorexia treatmentCBC.caMother-of-two Jennifer Doucette of Prince George, B.C., is crowdfunding to get herself treated for anorexia at a private clinic in Manitob [...]

Toronto SunCrowdfunding campaign started for babies born prematurely by surrogateToronto SunSomeone who works in the Canadian consulate? Or maybe you know someone in Canada who would be able to help? My cousins twin babies, A [...]

Toronto StarClearly Canadian tries crowdfunding comebackToronto StarIn a move similar to crowdfunder Kickstarter, Clearly Canadian is asking consumers to preorder a case in order to help get the production line going. Accordi [...]

Techvibes (blog)From Indiegogo's Most Sucessful Canadian Crowdfunding Campaign to CES ...Techvibes (blog)Toronto's Mass Fidelity recently showcased its Core Wireless Speaker System at the 2015 Consumer Electronics S [...]

CBC.caFacing $100K of dental work, Calgary woman turns to crowdfundingCBC.caA Calgary woman who needs $100,000 worth of dental work is turning to crowdfunding so that she can afford the procedures. Alheli Picazo, 30, has alre [...]

Canada.comFree Kitties: Montreal transgender man hopes to crowdfund surgeryCanada.comCrowdfunding has secured thousands for such inane causes as a giant potato salad, but members of the transgender community have begun using [...]

Crowdfund InsiderA fearless look ahead at crowdfunding in Canada for 2015ITBusiness.ca (blog)Crowdfunding hit the mainstream in Canada in 2014 with a record campaign for wireless speaker The Core by Mass Fidelity raising $1.3 [...]

Mom seeks crowdfunding help to bring home son who died Christmas DayCTV NewsThirty-year-old Cory Beaver died on Christmas Day -- 3,500 kilometres away from his family and friends in Nova Scotia. Now his ailing mother just wan [...]

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