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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 to New Zealand to the European Union, enacting regulations and exemptions for equity crowdfunding. In a previous blog post we talked about how crowdfunding is set to overtake venture capital investment over the next year, doubling from $16 billion to $34.4 billion. This showcases the potential impact equity crowdfunding can have on the future of private company fund raising. In various provinces in Canada, securities…

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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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Montreal: CrowdFundBeat Exclusive: Jilliene Helman CEO of Realty Mogul

Toronto: Startup Canada Crowdfunding 101

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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…

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Canada’s CrowdFunding News

This Week's Coolest Canadian Crowdfunding CampaignsTechvibes (blog)Techvibes is Canada's leading technology media property.Founded in 2002, Techvibes covers technology and business news that impacts Canadians. We co [...]

CBC.caAdrian Liu and Derrick Ng, disqualified Pan Am badminton players, lose major ...CBC.caBut Derek, Adrian and their coach could have caught it as well. There's tons of people who could have caught it." Kaul adde [...]

Start-Up Crowdfunding Exemption: Facilitating Start-Up Financing Or Risky ...Mondaq News Alerts (registration)Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright [...]

Vancity BuzzVancouver company's crowdfunding equity deal first in CanadaVancity BuzzFor as little as $500, you could buy a percentage of a Vancouver-based company, thanks to new legislation passed just last month. On May [...]

Booze battle brewing on Quebec-New Brunswick border gets crowdfundingMacleans.caComeau's case has drawn support from the Canadian Constitution Foundation, which this week launched a crowdfunding drive in an effort to rai [...]

Yahoo SportsPassion, crowdfunding helps get Canadian handballers to Pan Am GamesYahoo SportsWhen Dan Devlin stepped on the court for Canada's inaugural match against Brazil, it marked the third time he had worn the Maple [...]

The Globe and MailNew crowdfunding rules open doors for companies and investorsThe Globe and MailAs a result of the rule changes (some of which are still in the works in provinces such as Ontario), more equity crowdfunding po [...]

CBC.caNova Scotia lighthouses split $250K in crowdfunding prize moneyCBC.caCreated by the National Trust for Canada and the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society as an online crowdfunding competition, online voting gave [...]

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