Tagged: ncfa

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

NCFA to Host Over 50 Fintech & Crowdfunding Leaders in Vancouver

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) will be hosting its 2nd annual Fintech and crowdfunding conference next week and this year the show is in Vancouver and has been labeled VanFUNDING 2016. The NCFA has included multiple enterprise conference partners this year including PayPal… 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

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

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Schedules 2nd Summit for this March

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) has slated their 2nd annual gathering to be held in Toronto on March 3rd of 2016. The Canadian Crowdfunding Summit is crafted to be the most prominent event for leaders in the quickly emerging Canadian crowdfunding sector of finance…. 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

The University of Cambridge & University of Chicago Join Forces to Launch the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Chicago Booth School of Business are jointly launching the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey. This survey will be the first comprehensive and empirical assessment… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Toronto Bootcamp

Equity Crowdfunding Bootcamp Overview This is a half day workshop + networking that covers essential equity crowdfunding education for issuers, investors and all other parties interested in understanding equity crowdfunding rules, transactions, international best practices and investment perspectives. Learn from and interact with active practitioners… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Holds Sold Out Inaugural Conference

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) held a highly successful, sold out event last week in Toronto.  According to event organizers, over 300 attendees gathered for the inaugural event as industry participants and advocates joined to discuss the future of crowdfunding and new forms of finance…. Read More

NCFA: 2015 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, the NCFA will host an opportunity to learn about the progress, regulatory updates, emerging opportunities, best practices, insights and trends impactful to the future growth of the Canadian crowdfunding industry. The Fintech sector is growing rapidly around the globe, playing a significant… Read More