Tagged: national crowdfunding association of canada

Fineqia CEO Bundeep Singh Rangar Joins NCFA’s Advisory Board

Fineqia International Inc. (CSE: FNQ) (OTCPink: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) announced on Thursday its CEO, Bundeep Singh Rangar, is set to join the NCFA’s Advisory Board as an advisor of global debt markets. According to Fineqia, Rangar has over 20 years’ combined experience in finance, banking, consultancy,… Read More

NCFA Publishes Research on Alternative Finance in Canada

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) has published a report on the status of crowdfunding and other forms of alternative finance including online lending. The research was said to become an annual project; “This is the inaugural report of NCFA’s annual exercise in providing… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Criticizes Integrated Crowdfunding Exemption in Letter to Alberta Securities Commission

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA), has criticized Canada’s regulatory approach to crowdfunding in a public letter sent to the Alberta Securities Commission and Superintendent of Securities, Nunavut.  While the letter is addressed to the two entities it can be viewed as a proxy… Read More

Brief: CEO of LendingArch Joins National Crowdfunding Association of Canada’s Advisory Board

On Monday, the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NFCA) announced that CEO of LendingArch, Arti Modi, has joined its advisory board.  Craig Asano, founder and executive director of NCFA Canada, stated: “As consumer finance continues to evolve through technology innovations and data advancements, marketplace lending will… Read More

NCFA Prepares for Big Crowdfunding Event this Week in Toronto

The 2nd Annual Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (#CCS2016) is set to take place later this week (March 3). The event will cover all aspects of crowdfunding and will be held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Canada has recently updated its regulatory approach to raising… Read More

Investment Industry Association of Canada CEO Says Scrap Equity Crowdfunding. NCFA Says No Way.

The CEO of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC), Ian Russell, called on provincial regulators to “scrap equity crowdfunding”.  Russell, it appears, is not enthusiastic about the financial innovation.  On the digital pages of the Financial Post, and on the IIAC blog, Russell claimed;… Read More

NCFA Founder Craig Asano Rallies Canadian Crowdfunders with Alternative Finance Policy, Notes “Flourishing” Startup Scene

“As the crowdfunding economy grows it will spur economic prosperity, create new jobs and ultimately improve follow-on funding outcomes for scalable ventures looking to succeed in the incredibly dynamic and connected global markets we live in today.” As readers know, The Centre for Alternative Finance at University of… Read More

NCFA Canada Launches Equity Crowdfunding & Venture Capital Cross-Country Tour

On March 20th, a total of six provincial regulators announced two main proposals for new crowdfunding prospectus exemptions that would allow early stages companies such as startups and SMEs to raise up to $1.5 million of capital online through the issuance of securities. This kind… Read More