Since equity crowdfunding is a topic that’s close to our hearts, and since it absorbs such a large chunk of my day and my thoughts, I’m always rather taken aback by some of the common misconceptions that come up anytime the discussion touches on equity… Read More
InvestX Capital Ltd., developers of a cross border platform that give investors access to retail size allotments of private equity and venture capital backed companies alongside institutional investors, announced today that it has opened up its second round financing on the Waverley – Powered by… Read More
Causes and Lessons to be learned from more Developed Markets In this three-part series, we examine whether “conservative” Canadian business culture is having a negative effect on equity crowdfunding taking hold in Canada. In Part I of this series we took a snapshot of equity… Read More
This past March, UBER competitor Lyft closed a Series E funding round that delivered $530 million in capital to the young company and a hefty $2.5 billion valuation. This funding round was led by Japanese firm Rakuten, but earlier rounds (and perhaps this one) included big… Read More
Marcus New, the Founder and Chief Entrepreneur of InvestX, is an experienced entrepreneur; he founded and served as chairman (and previously the CEO) of Stockhouse, Canada’s leading financial community and a global hub for affluent investors, with up to 1 million unique monthly visitors. Prior to… Read More
Initial USD $5.2 Million Seed Round Secured From Prominent Investors InvestX Capital announced on Tuesday (December 16th) the beta launch of its cross-border private equity crowdfunding marketplace for U.S. and Canadian investors, opening up an asset class previously only accessible through larger (USD $1 million or… Read More
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