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Canadian Regulators Publish Crowdfunding Exemption and Registration Framework for Funding Portals

Canadian Regulators Publish Crowdfunding Exemption and Registration Framework for Funding Portals

CrowdFundBeat News Wire  Toronto – The securities regulatory authorities in Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (collectively, the participating jurisdictions) today published in final formMultilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding, which introduces a crowdfunding prospectus exemption for issuers as well as a registration framework for funding portals. The MI 45-108 crowdfunding regime will enable businesses to benefit from greater access to capital from a large number of investors online, through a funding portal operated by a registered dealer. “This new crowdfunding regime is another way to facilitate capital raising for start-ups and…

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Letter to PM Elect Justin Trudeau on Helping Small Business Grow in Canada

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  By: Gil Michel-Garcia CEO – WAFU ; Special US Counsel – Grupo Mexico Dear Prime Minister Elect: I know that constituents don’t normally get to have a say in the…

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Real estate crowdfunding arrives in Canada with Toronto area mall project

Real estate crowdfunding arrives in Canada with Toronto area mall project

A shopping mall in Mississauga is set to be among the first Canadian real estate projects to be financed partly through crowdfunding. NexusCrowd Inc. is opening its online platform Wednesday…

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Crowdfunding for Beginners – Book

Crowdfunding for Beginners – Book

How to Raise Money for Start-Ups, Early Stage Enterprises, Charities and Non-Profits Late this summer, a new crowdfunding book was released by serial author Iain Williamson of Learn2succeed.com Incorporated. I…

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EQUITY CROWDFUNDING IN CANADA HOPES TO SPARK ITS ECONOMY

EQUITY CROWDFUNDING IN CANADA HOPES TO SPARK ITS ECONOMY

July 2, 2015— Canada has recently become another nation to pursue the viability of equity crowdfunding as a tool to finance small businesses. This past year nations from the United States…

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Ontario Releases Guidelines for P2P Lending

Ontario Releases Guidelines for P2P Lending

Peer to peer lending has been increasing rapidly in many parts of the world, such as the UK, USA and China, where the market is booming. However, in some other…

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Canadian Equity Crowdfunding Forum


Oscar Jofre CEO of KoreConX – Tim McKillican Founder Open Avenue Real Estate Market – Rod Ponce CEO BHIVE Social Media Labs and Sydney Armani Publisher of CrowdFundBeat as Moderator

Crowdfunding Cultivates ‘Fail Fast’ Culture, Helps Women Raise Startup Capital

Crowdfunding Cultivates ‘Fail Fast’ Culture, Helps Women Raise Startup Capital

Crowdfunding Cultivates ‘Fail Fast’ Culture, Helps Women Raise Startup Capital by Donal Power on Jun 5, 2015 | News, Technology “Fortune Favours the Bold” was a recurring message at Enterprise…

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Canadian provinces allow crowdunding startups to issue securities

Canadian provinces allow crowdunding startups to issue securities

iCrowdNewswire -  New regulations allow crowdinvesting in six Canadian Provinces The Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia have stepped forward to provide a…

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Brian Koscak, Keynote Speech at National Press Club 2015

FrontFundr launches Crowdfunding Platform to access new Capital Markets

FrontFundr launches Crowdfunding Platform to access new Capital Markets

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, A crowd of BC’s venture and finance communities gathered yesterday at The Profile in Vancouver to network and herald the launch of Frontfundr, Canada’s newest crowdfunding platform.…

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Crowdfunding fills lending need for small businesses

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Canadian Equity CrowdFunding Symposium, May 5th 2015 Toronto

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CrowdFundBeat Media, Invite you to Canadian Crowdfunding educational event which will bring together traditional private investors and crowdfunders. Canada Crowdfunding event provides the participants with the unique opportunity to discuss…

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Silicon Valley : CrowdFunding International with Brian Koscak

How to Raise Capital from the Crowd

How to Raise Capital from the Crowd

By Sandi Gilbert CrowdFinance Advocate | Collaborator | Influencer | Speaker | Curious Adventurer, So you’re ready to access new capital to grow your business. Do you know what it takes to…

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Canada’s CrowdFunding News

CBC.caStand Up Man starts filming in WindsorCBC.caThe film has received $120,000 in funding from Telefilm Canada, but there will be some crowdfunding taking place to help pay for the project. Both Collier and Lau will be on C [...]

Winnipeg Free PressBuilding a heritage garden togetherWinnipeg Free PressFrom left: Natalie Bull, executive director of the National Trust for Canada, and Julie Turenne-Maynard, co-ordinator of the St. Boniface Heritage Garde [...]

Toronto StarMajority of Kickstarter campaigns fail despite high-profile successes like VanhawksToronto StarVanhawks was among the fortunate ones, easily exceeding its goal and raising $820,000 from Kickstarter donors to becom [...]

Irish TimesHockey use crowdfunding to make up shortfall ahead of OlympicsIrish TimesIreland will play four games in Dublin against Korea in May and June, four more in June against Canada in Stormont and Dublin and two games a [...]

Crowdfunding In The Mining SectorMondaq News Alerts (registration)In Canada, the Toronto-based company Klondike Strike Inc. was the first to offer a mining-centric equity crowdfunding platform. Its platform, Red Cloud, operat [...]

CBC.caCrowdfunding campaign honours memory of Nicole Willows, beloved Winnipeg teacherCBC.caCanada · Manitoba · Photo Galleries. Crowdfunding campaign honours memory of Nicole Willows, beloved Winnipeg teacher. Matt Creighton [...]

National PostNS sex assault centre tries crowdfunding after post-Ghomeshi surge in businessNational PostHALIFAX — A Halifax sexual assault centre has become the first in Canada to crowdfund online, saying a string of high-pro [...]

CanadianManufacturing.comEquity crowdfunding your next turbine: cleantech firms eye new funding optionCanadianManufacturing.comThese opportunities are made possible through new online equity crowdfunding portals, such as Vanc [...]

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