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FFCON20 Rise – Virtual

In its 6th year, FFCON isn’t just about bringing people together. It’s an experiential environment designed to bring opportunities to life.  When you bring smart people together and facilitate engagement, debate and sharing ideas, the opportunities flow. FFCON is designed to forge crucial relationships between… Read More

Canada: National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association Calls on Government to Do More with Fintechs to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

The National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) has published an open letter demanding the Canadian government to engage and leverage Fintechs to help in the battler against the COVID-19 crisis. Addressed to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, along with several of his Ministers,… Read More

Coronavirus: National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association Annual Event is Postponed

Dozens of events around the world have been canceled or rescheduled. This includes Fintech focused events. Yesterday, the annual Paris Blockchain Week pushed the event to December. Today, the National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association (NCFA) annual conference, FFCON20, has been postponed to at least June… Read More

Canada Update: Alberta Updates Crowdfunding Regulations but Where Does Canada Stand in the National Harmonization of Rules? What about Fintech Development?

Last week, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) adopted a “Blanket Order” for “Startup Crowdfunding Registration and Prospectus Exemptions.” In effect, the ASC was seeking to improve access to capital for smaller firms – a good thing- but the move also highlights the disparity between the… Read More

Canada: Peer to Peer Lender Lending Loop Tops $50 Million in Loans

Canada’s first peer to peer lending platform for SMEs, Lending Loop, has topped CDN $50 million in loans, according to a post by Brendon Vlaar, co-founder and CTO of the company. Lending Loop provides investment opportunities in debt-based securities to both accredited and non-accredited investors…. Read More

5th ANNUAL 2019 FINTECH & FINANCING CONFERENCE – Toronto

LAUNCH.  BUILD.  CONNECT.  INVEST.  SCALE. The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) and partners are delighted to present the 2019 Fintech & Financing Conference and Expo (#FFCON19) taking place April 3-4, 2019 in downtown Toronto. In its 5th year, FFCON19 remains inclusive and one of… Read More

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada Prepares for FFCON19 in April

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA), the leading Fintech and crowdfunding advocacy group in Canada, has scheduled its annual event to take place this April in Toronto. The 5th Annual 2019 Fintech & Financing Conference, or FFCON19, will combine all aspects of… Read More

Finally. Canadian Securities Administrators Announce Intent to Harmonize & Improve Crowdfunding Exemption

Crowdfunding has been legal in Canada for some time now but in Canada, securities are managed and regulated at the provincial level thus creating a bit of a regulatory mishmash which proves difficult and costly to firms. Issuers must be certain to manage any provincial… Read More

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada Tells Ontario How to Help Startups, Boost Fintech Innovation

Cutting the Red Tape. We elect and appoint public officials to represent our best interests. Far too often, these policymakers take this mandate as a carte blanche to enact new laws and craft more rules. Unfortunately, this approach can be misguided as well-intentioned politicians and… Read More

Canadian Crowdfunding Platform FrontFundr Hits $10M Milestone, Self-Crowdfunding Campaign Nears Goal

FrontFundr, the leading Vancouver-based Canadian online investing platform, utilizes its online exempt market dealer (EMD) status plus its modern technology to enable users across Canada to invest in innovative growth businesses in under 12 minutes and starting from $250. “We are pleased to announce that… Read More

NCFA: Canada Needs a Harmonized Securities Environment as Current Provincial Approach is a Fintech Innovation Killer

There is an ongoing debate in Canada regarding the regulatory approach to financial services. As it stands today, thirteen different financial regulators hold sway when it comes to securities compliance instead of a single national regulator. To the casual observer this makes absolutely no sense… Read More

Heard in Toronto at #FFCON18: Blockchain is the Future, Alternative Finance is Now

This past week, the National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) held its annual event in Toronto that saw over 500 participants join to discuss Fintech from around the world. FFCON18 Velocity covered the wide ranging spectrum of current topics in the realm of… Read More

British Columbia Securities Commission Sponsors Regtech Hackathon

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is sponsoring a Regtech Hackathon to take place in Vancouver, BC on November 28th. The one-day event is designed to challenge participants to create innovative solutions to help industry meet its regulatory requirements more efficiently and effectively, and improve… Read More

NCFA in Midst of Annual Alternative Finance Crowdfunding in Canada Survey

Last year, the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) published their industry-led research in the 2016 Alternative Finance Crowdfunding in Canada report. Their research benchmarked industry growth at 48% from 2013-2015 and predicted the 2016 market volume to be $190 million The NCFA has now… Read More

Canadian Crowdfunding Summit – Toronto

Accelerate access to capital markets and emerging fintech opportunities The 3rd annual 2017 Canadian Crowdfinance Summit (#CCS2017) is Canada’s largest national event covering fintech, crowdfunding, internet finance, venture funding and alternative finance markets. Access educational content, deal flow, and premier networking opportunities with over 75+… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada to Hold 3rd Annual Event in Toronto

NCFA Canada Focuses on Innovation Finance and Fintech Trailblazers from Across the Country. The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) will be holding its third annual Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (CCS2017) in Toronto this month. The event opens on February 28th and continues for a… Read More

Top Fintech Stories from Crowdfund Insider during 2016

As one year comes to end it is a good opportunity to reflect on past events. The preceding 12 months have been a momentous period for internet finance including capital formation online. Fintech started as a curiosity that engendered much excitement – and fear for some…. 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

NCFA Canada Announces Dragon’s Den Golden Ticket Winners

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) recently held its annual event in Vancouver. VanFUNDING 2016 incorporated a “pitching showcase” and the winning companies were: ChatterHigh, Glance, My Green Space and Starling Minds. VanFUNDING was created to be all about boosting online and alternative… Read More

#VanFunding 2016 – Vancouver

Fintech – Crowdfunding VanFUNDING 2016 IS BACK FOR ITS 2ND YEAR! Accelerate access to capital and emerging fintech markets. Join leading crowdfunding, fintech and alternative finance industry experts, investors and innovators for a full day of education, pitching and networking opportunities! FULL DAY EDUCATION +… Read More

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