Tagged: vancouver

Women in Fintech: Digital Finance Conference Set for Vancouver to Discuss Financial Inclusion, Innovation and Transparency

Financial technology is going to revolutionize the banking industry,” Lawyer Christine Duhaime told the Georgia Straight over coffee in downtown Vancouver. “It’s really important to encourage women to be involved in tech, and then fintech especially—we’re 50 percent of the equation—so that we’re not left out at the… Read More

Supporters Launch GoFundMe Crowdfunding Campaign To Raise Funds For Kinder Morgan Protesters’ Legal Defense; Raises Nearly $19,000 in One Day

Ready to help protestors take on the famous pipeline expert, Kinder Morgan, a group known as Land Defenders has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $40,000 for their legal defense team after the company served them with a $5.6 million dollar lawsuit. According to the Vancouver… Read More

Healthy Crowdfunder Corp, Canadian Platform for Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Health, Launches on AngelList

Building on $861K of previous funding, Healthy Crowdfunder Corp seeks to raise and additional $1,000,000 in its current crowdfunding round on AngelList.   The Vancouver-based Healthy Crowdfunder technology platform launched in 2012 seeking to match the financing needs of health ventures and the investment criteria… Read More

Sanctions Against Iran Force Indiegogo To Halt Campaign For British Columbia Woman

A woman from Vancouver, British Columbia recently took to Indiegogo to raise funds for a trip to Iran. Alaleh Sahabi was able to reconnect with her mother through Facebook and wanted to fly back to Iran to see her for the first time in over 20… Read More

GROW2013: THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS

We created the GROW conference to help entrepreneurs build the next billion dollar company. GROW is about the future of innovation, growth and entrepreneurship. It is a curated environment that brings together technology pioneers, founders, executives, influencers and investors who are passionate about identifying problems worth… Read More

Indiegogo City Session: Vancouver – August 13th

Vancouver’s City Session will have food, drinks, great company and of course…crowdfunding! Indiegogo’s Principal and Evangelist Adam Chapnick will address the crowd with helpful practices based on year’s of Indiegogo’s data — and local crowdfunders will share their tips and tricks for running a successful… Read More

Indiegogo Continues Outreach Trips, Next Up Vancouver

Indiegogo continues their ambassadorial outreach trips to various cities across Canada.  To date they have scheduled and visited both Toronto and Montreal, hosting successful gatherings for potential crowdfunders.  Next up they are heading West to Vancouver. This next city session will feature principle and evangalist… Read More

Equity crowdfunding by unaccredited investors is legal in exactly one place in North America

Almost a year after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, crowdfunding for equity is still not legal … at least for the 99 percent of people that are not accredited investors. But there is at least one place in North America where crowdfunding… Read More

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