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Crowdfunding for Beginners – New Book

Crowdfunding for Beginners – New Book

By Brian Koscak, CrowdFunding Beat guest contributor, 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 have read the book and find it an interesting and easy-to-read book of about 156 pages on crowdfunding for beginners. It is perfect for those who are just wading into the subject and want a simple book that looks at equity and non-equity crowdfunding from a global perspective including the United States, Canada…

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N.S. proposing rules to govern start-up crowdfunding

N.S. proposing rules to govern start-up crowdfunding

CBC News, The Nova Scotia Securities Commission has outlined new rules that would govern how start up and small businesses raise capital using crowdfunding. The province is one of several in Canada proposing regulations for equity crowdfunding. Crowdfunding involves funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically through the internet. It has emerged in recent years as a successful way for small and start-up businesses to raise money. Decision based on demand Abel Lazarus, a securities analyst with the…

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Australia: Government review recommends equity crowdfunding

Australia: Government review recommends equity crowdfunding

By James Hutchinson and Caitlin Fitzsimmons Small companies should be allowed to raise capital in the same way websites such as Kickstarter encourage consumers to commit funding to new products, qualifying them to become share­holders in the company, according to a ­government review. The recommendations were released on Thursday after a long-awaited review by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee. It is its last review after the government abolished the body in last month’s federal budget. Investors and start-ups said the scheme would close a funding gap for start-ups seeking…

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Meet first ‘ordinary investor’ to buy stake in a company online

Meet first ‘ordinary investor’ to buy stake in a company online

SEAN STANLEIGH | The Globe and Mail |  May. 09 2014 – Calgary-based SeedUps Canada uses its website to connect early stage companies with potential investors, a process known as equity crowdfunding. Back in March, securities commissions in seven provinces announced proposed rules to regulate raising capital online. Crowdfunding, in a general sense, has been conducted in Canada to this point on portals such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, which enable fundraising for businesses and projects in exchange for benefits rather than equity. But the tide is turning, as small businesses look to…

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CBC.caMusician Christine Campbell finds that home is where the support isCBC.caTo make the new album, Campbell turned to crowdfunding, and the first people to step up were her relatives and friends. "I'm not a big c [...]

CBC.caRally calls for charges against Independent editor Justin Brake to be droppedCBC.ca... Court of Newfoundland and Labrador on Duckworth Street, saw several people speak in support of Brake and the Independent, which has [...]

CBC.caMerchants Hotel closer to 'transformative' affordable housing ... - CBCCBC.caConstruction at the old Merchants Hotel is still ongoing but a sense of change is already rippling through the community, says Jim S [...]

CBC.caCandle campaign launched for Edmonton's Canada 150 projectsCBC.caA new fundraising campaign that kicked off Wednesday will raise money for three legacy projects in Edmonton that will honour Canada's 150th anni [...]

Calgary HeraldCalgary family crowdfunding to send nine-year-old piano prodigy to Juilliard SchoolCalgary HeraldHow do you get to Carnegie Hall? For one nine-year-old Calgary pianist the answer is practice, talent and an offer [...]

BetaKitWith $50000 in crowdfunding, Hardbacon hopes to make the average Canadian a stock market proBetaKitStartups are disrupting every industry imaginable, with FinTech being a space that no one could disagree needs shaking [...]

Business in VancouverExploration company jumps on crowdfunding bandwagonBusiness in Vancouvers online crowdfunding platform to build out its portfolio and expand the company. “Kal Minerals is the first exploration company in [...]

CBC.caCrowdfunding page raises thousands for Edmonton man fatally shot by policeCBC.caIrina Mierzewski, vice-president of the Russian Canadian Association in Alberta, remembers Savin as a very outgoing person, having seen him [...]

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