Tagged: Rebecca Kacaba

DealMaker Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

DealMaker, a tech-enabled broker-dealer specializing in online capital formation, has announced a new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Jonathan Stidd. DealMaker co-founder and CEO Rebecca Kacaba said that Stidd’s track record of working with issuers to raise over $600 million has helped to define the crowdfunding… Read More

NASAA Blasts the Expanding Access to Capital Act, Top Crowdfunding Platform Calls Opposition Concerning

Earlier this week, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) issued a comment letter criticizing the Expanding Access to Capital Act (HR 2799). This legislation was introduced into Congress last year but has yet to move forward with a Committee vote. Sponsored by the Chairman… Read More

DealMaker Update: 2024 is Going to Be a Big Year For Our Products and Services

DealMaker is part of a new group of broker-dealers that are focusing on online capital formation, providing a tech-enhanced environment for companies looking to crowdfund a securities offering. Based in Canada, the company has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing young firms in the… Read More

DealMaker CEO Acknowledged as”Most Admired” CEO

DealMaker CEO and co-founder Rebecca Kacaba has been recognized as the Most Admired CEO of 2023. Kacaba called the acknowledgment an “absolute honor.” DealMaker is an online capital formation platform based in Canada but provides services in the US as well. The company works with… Read More

Rumors Indicate SEC Amendments to Reg D, Accredited Investor Definition are Near

  One of the top items on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) agenda under the leadership of Chair Gary Gensler is changes to Regulation D (Reg D) along with updates to the definition of an Accredited Investor. Currently, these amendments are number seven on… Read More

DealMaker Recognized in Canada as one of the Country’s Fastest Growing Firms Again

DealMaker, a tech-enhanced online capital formation company, has been recognized by the Globe and Mail as Canada’s 6th fastest-growing firm in the country. In 2022, DealMaker ranked number 3 on the list. In an X (Tweet), DealMaker said the recognition is “an incredible validation of… Read More

Google Cloud Selects DealMaker to Join Startups Program

DealMaker is announcing that Google Cloud has selected DealMaker to join its Google for Startups Program. Google Cloud has awarded $100K in credits “to accelerate DealMaker’s AI innovation in the fintech space with their robust AI tools.” By joining this program, DealMaker will “have access… Read More

DealMaker and GRIT Capital Form Partnership

GRIT Capital and DealMaker have formed a new partnership that aims to promote investment opportunities to the GRIT Capital network. According to a company statement, GRIT Capital will introduce its 1.2 million investors to deals powered by DealMaker. The two companies state that by partnering,… Read More

DealMaker CEO Rebecca Kacaba Shares Opinion on Capital Markets, Investment Crowdfunding and Opportunity

DealMaker has emerged as a top online capital formation platform providing services to enable the primary issuance of securities across the full stack of crowdfunding exemptions. This includes Reg CF, Reg A+, and Reg D. At the same time, due to its base of operations… Read More

Expectations for Investment Crowdfunding in 2023

Last month, CI hosted a webinar to review the securities crowdfunding market of 2022 as well as expectations for 2023. While the consensus of the group was that online capital formation softened in the waning months of 2022, panelists participating in the webinar were more… Read More

CfPA Adds New Board Members, Updates Strategic Plan

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) has announced that Rebecca Kacaba, Etan Butler, and Andrew Savikas have agreed to join its board of directors. At the same time, the CfPA has revealed an updated strategic plan focused on the growth of the industry. Kacaba is the… Read More

Private Securities Survey: 92% of Investors Would Consider Investing in Private Firms

A survey addressing private capital markets – think investment crowdfunding, venture capital, and private equity – was completed this past month. And respondents have overwhelmingly indicated they are interested in private markets – in fact, more so than publicly traded firms, according to the results…. Read More

Canadian Stock Exchange, Mawer Partners Invest in Securities Crowdfunding Provider DealMaker

DealMaker, recognized as one of the fastest-growing private firms in Canada, has raised growth capital, according to a corporate statement. DealMaker, while based in Canada, offers services in the US as well as pursuing global markets. DealMaker is both a broker-dealer as well a tech… Read More

DealMaker to Power PicMii Reg CF Securities Offerings

DealMaker, a broker-dealer and online capital formation specialist, has signed an agreement to power PicMii’s crowdfunding platform. PicMii is a FINRA-regulated funding portal offering securities under Reg CF. PicMii is a Pennsylvania-based firm that was approved as a funding portal in 2020. The company focuses… Read More

DealMaker CEO Rebecca Kacaba Recognized as One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

Rebecca Kacaba, co-founder and CEO of DealMaker, has been recognized by WXN as one of Canada’s most powerful women. WXN is a North American network that advocates on behalf of professional women. According to the post on WXN: “Rebecca Kacaba is [the] winner of Lexpert’s… Read More

Insurtech Firm Assurely Partners with DealMaker, Offers Insurance for Online Funding Rounds

Assurely, a unique Insurtech company that provides services around securities crowdfunding offerings, has partnered with DealMaker to provide coverage via the platform. DealMaker has emerged as a top securities crowdfunding accelerator and broker-dealer powering online capital formation. According to a company statement, Assurely will be… Read More

Crowdfunding Firm DealMaker Named 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Canada, Reports Huge 500% Growth

DealMaker, a crowdfunding company based in Canada but providing services across the US, has been named the 3rd fastest growing company in Canada – reporting a huge 500% rate of growth. While based in Toronto, DealMaker reports 124 employees with a presence in both the… Read More

End of an Era: Prime Trust Exits Fund America Business that Started with Crowdfunding, Selects DealMaker as Preferred Option

Prime Trust, a longtime bulwark in the securities crowdfunding sector that has moved decisively into the digital asset industry, is exiting its Fund America business – an operation that started during the early days of crowdfunding in the US. The decision has been made due… Read More

Securities Crowdfunding Tech Service DealMaker Appoints New CFO

DealMaker, a tech platform that enables online capital formation leveraging crowdfunding exemptions, has appointed Murray Thomas as the new Chief Financial Officer. According to a statement by DealMaker, Murray brings over 20 years of CFO experience in finance and high growth companies.  While at TouchBistro,… Read More

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