Tagged: seedups

SeedUps CEO Sandi Gilbert on Canada Crowdfunding Regulations: “It’s a Mess”

  A few weeks back Crowdfund Insider published an article on the regulatory environment in Canada that labeled new crowdfunding securities exemptions as “Dead in the Water“.  In brief, regulators in multiple provinces have enacted rules that were ostensibly created to foster entrepreneurship and access… Read More

SeedUps Canada First Funded Company Partners with NewLeaf Airline

Jump On Flyways has inked a partnership with NewLeaf, a Canadian discount airline, a nice validation of their business. Jump On Flyways was the first offer funded on SeedUps Canada several years back. Jump On Flyways will provide technology to allow potential airline passengers to… Read More

Brief: SeedUps Canada Launches “Be the Dragon” Tour

This week, SeedUps Canada, the first investment crowdfunding platform to set up shop in the country, announced that it is launching the “Be the Dragon” Tour. The website shared the event will be making stops in Vancouver and Calgary with a mission to attract companies to the… Read More

Sandi Gilbert of SeedUps Canada Discusses Equity Crowdfunding in Canada (Video)

Sandi Gilbert, co-founder and CEO of SeedUps Canada, the first investment crowdfunding platform to set up shop in the country, was interviewed by Du Plooy Law in Calgary.  Gilbert notes that other countries have pushed forward to advance crowdfunding but now Canadian regulators have finally… Read More

SeedUps Canada Jumps. Over 300 Companies Rush to Use Equity Crowdfunding Platform

The investment crowdfunding push is a global movement. In the US multiple platforms have cropped up to take advantage of the evolving regulatory environment regarding general solicitation.  Across the border in Canada things have moved a bit slowly.  But earlier this year Canada took a… Read More

SeedUps Canada is Self-Crowdfunding as Market Heats Up Around the World

SeedUps Canada, a leading equity crowdfunding platform operating out of Calgary, is joining a growing number of platforms that are leveraging their own technology to self-crowdfund their company. SeedUps is reaching out to their growing number of users, and beyond, to capitalize on their first… Read More

Canada: There’s a New Way for Companies to Raise Capital from the Crowd

Six Canadian provinces jumped into the equity crowdfunding space in a big way on May 14, 2015. British Columbia, Saskatchewan,  Quebec, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia announced a new prospectus exemption for early stage companies to raise capital. When I first read the press release,… Read More

Brief: Sandi Gilbert Notes SeedUps’ 2014 Highlights, Looks Ahead to 2015

SeedUps, one of Canada’s early equity crowdfunding platforms, was founded by Sandi Gilbert, a well known investment crowdfunding advocate and co-founder of the Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada.  She is also COO of ECN Capital – a partner company of SeedUps. Today Gilbert summarized SeedUps’ activity since launching in mid-2014:… Read More

Perspective from Canada: SeedUps Shares Insight on Early Traction

SeedUps, one of the early equity crowdfunding platforms to set up shop in Canada, has recently published some interesting insight into its first few months of operation. Seedups was founded in 2014 by Sandi Gilbert, a well known investment crowdfunding advocate and co-founder of the… Read More

CrowdfundSuite, Funding Solutions for Business, Launched by Former Fundrazr Executive

CrowdfundSuite is a new funding hub that has been launched to enable both existing crowdfunding channel players and interested private capital industry stakeholders to successfully navigate and profit from the exploding Alternative Funding sector. CrowdfundSuite seeks to provide platform access, services and education across the… Read More

Crowdfunding Portals: Current Status in Canada

The below presentation was delivered by Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada (ECFA Canada) Co-Chair Brian Koscak a the inaugural conference in Toronto on April 24, 2014.  The deck was delivered in association with a panel that included:  Carlos Pinto Lobo  from MaRS SVX, Sandi Gilbert… Read More

Angel Investors Can’t Sit on Crowdfunding Sidelines

The biggest mistake Canadian angel investors could make if and when equity crowdfunding is made more widely available in Canada “is to sit on the sidelines and do nothing and let crowdfunding pass them by,” says one of this country’s leading legal experts on the… Read More

Crowd Capital, SeedUps Set to Launch Equity Crowdfunding in Canada

SeedUps Canada to Capture First Mover Advantage in the Canadian Crowdfunding Market Canada based Crowd Capital has signed an agreement with SeedUps to launch an investment crowdfunding platform where ordinary investors may invest in listed companies.  As part of the new agreement, the company will… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platforms Raising Money Now From Accredited Investors

Courtesy ptmoney.com

For those of us who are fortunate enough to be considered an “Accredited Investor”, crowdfunding is available today.  In fact Private Placements or Regulation D offerings have been around for quite some time.  It is just with the internet and a vibrant interest in crowdfunding… Read More

Unlocking the Global Trillion Dollar Crowdfunding Market

Now here is the 1 percent that you do want to hear about! The world is on the precipice of creating a trillion-dollar crowdfunding market. In Australia, the ASSOB has offered a crowdfunding investment portal since 2005. In the U.K., equity crowdfunding is already in progress, with… Read More

Unlocking the global trillion-dollar crowdfunding market

Now here is the one percent you do want to hear about! The world is on the precipice of creating a trillion-dollar crowdfunding market. In Australia, the ASSOB has offered a crowdfunding investment portal since 2005. In the UK, equity crowdfunding is already in progress, with investment platforms such as Crowdcube and Seedups. And… Read More