Once a mythical creature in literature, a Unicorn is now a venture capital term for startup tech firms with valuations of US$1 billion or more. These valuations seem mythical; however, a whole herd of unicorns, 145,.
Join us at the Foremost Destination for Leaders in the Canadian Crowdfunding Economy on March 3! CrowdfundSuite Chief Evangelist Bret Conkin will be one of the featured speakers.The 2nd annual 2016 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (#CCS2016) attracts Canadian.
Real estate investment is a consistently hot news topic. Open any newspaper or news website in Canada and coverage of the real estate market is easy to find, particularly in Vancouver and Toronto. Fortunes are made investing in residential and.
In this three-part series, we examine whether “conservative” Canadian business culture is having a negative effect on equity crowdfunding taking hold in Canada. In Part I of this series we took a.
Over the last 8 years, I have spoken to hundreds of entrepreneurs across Canada. Many are frustrated by a lack of access to capital in order to start of grow their ventures. As covered here before, banks are not.
Crowdfunding is touching many industries in 2015 and there is a need for education around the regulations, players, best practices and challenges in the industry. Huge new opportunities now exist to raise funds and extract more favuorable portfolio returns.
The interest in peer lending and equity crowdfunding for business have skyrocketed with the new Startup Crowdfunding Exemptions in 6 provinces in Canada and the huge traction in the UK and the US for businesses.
The consumer loan experience is getting an upgrade in Canada courtesy of some new players that are targeting the long waits and paperwork hassles of traditional loans and the high rates of alternative providers like payday loans. Experience.
Since Kickstarter launched just over five years ago, investors have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to help fund the thousands of creative projects featured on the crowdfunding platform. While these projects range in scale and success, entrepreneurs.