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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. Their timing appears impeccable with the advent just 2 weeks ago of the Startup Crowdfunding exemption in 6 provinces including BC. For the first time regular Joes and Janes will be able to invest up to $1500 in innovative companies they believe in. Frontfundr unveiled the team, key features and first deals that they envision will help transform venture capital…

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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 current state of the industry, to learn from experts in venture capital, business angel and crowdfunding fields, to network and find new partnerships. AGENDA : Past, Present, and Future of CrowdFunding SME Lending and Investing Real Estate Crowdfunding Perq-based vs. Equity Crowdfunding StartUp Canada , Accelerators and Market Validation Cocktails and Networking The Symposium is held on MAY 5th, 2015…

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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 successfully raise capital? It takes more than just a good idea and a good story. You’ll need to be fully prepared. You must comply with securities regulations, corporate governance and present your investment opportunity in a clear and transparent way. Here are some steps to consider as you prepare your pitch. Corporate Governance Is your business incorporated? Do you have…

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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 recognized for his thought leadership, he is often called by governments, think tanks, corporations, funds and foundations for insights into the market and advises many global institutions and investors. We asked him to make predictions based on his knowledge of what corporations, governments and investors are expecting in 2015.  1. The US Congress will act to amend the JOBS Act.…

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