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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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Canada’s CrowdFunding News

Yahoo Canada SportsCrowdfunding initiative brought Cup hero Arnold to LincolnYahoo Canada Sports(Reuters) - Lincoln City's Nathan Arnold, hero of their third round FA Cup upset win over former holders Ipswich Town, would [...]

CTV NewsAmanda Todd's mom nears crowdfunding goal to attend Netherlands trialCTV NewsThe mother of a B.C. teen who died by suicide after being sexually exploited online is raising money to travel to the Netherlands for t [...]

Crowdfund InsiderCrowdfunding a Sports Car: Dubuc Motors Seeks up to $20 Million on StartEngineCrowdfund InsiderInvestors from both Canada & USA May Purchase Shares in First True Cross-Border Crowdfunding Offer Under Reg [...]

CTV NewsAmanda Todd's mom crowdfunding costs to attend Netherlands trialCTV NewsHe also faces extradition to Canada, when the trial is over, on five charges connected to the death of Amanda Todd. The 15-year-old Port Coq [...]

BetaKitMeta funding: FrontFundr CEO on equity financing themselvesBetaKitRegulations around equity crowdfunding (to protect investors and keep companies on the up and up) only came into being in the US and Canada around the b [...]

Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO of Fineqia, joins NCFA's Advisory BoardCanada NewsWire (press release)The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social [...]

Amar Nijjar, CEO R2Crowd, Joins National #Crowdfunding Association of Canada's Advisory BoardInvestorIdeas.com (press release)TORONTO - January 12, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) The National Crowdfunding Association [...]

Bay Street #Cannabis - Canada's First Equity #Crowdfunding Portal Dedicated to the Cannabis Sector ...InvestorIdeas.com (press release)(Ascenta), an exempt market dealer registered in the provinces of British Columbia, A [...]

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