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Real Estate Crowdfunding & Lending: GVHBA Event April 6

Special Guest Speakers: Bret Conkin and Alixe Cormick

We are pleased to announce that CrowdfundSuite Chief Evangelist Bret Conkin and legal and financing expert Alixe Cormick of Venture Law Corp will be co-keynoting the upcoming AGM for the Greater Vancouver Home.

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The Unicorns of 2015

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,.

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Canadian Crowdfunding Summit – March 3rd – Join Us

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.

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Real Estate Crowdfunding in Canada Primer | Part III

Nexus Crowd Equity Crowdfunding

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.

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Equity Crowdfunding in Canada Primer: Part II of III

By Bret Conkin and Alixe Cormick

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.

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The Truth about Crowdfunding | Capital Advantage 2015 Keynote

Crowdfunding is Exploding.

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Equity Crowdfunding in Canada Primer: Part I of III

Bret Conkin VanFunding 2015

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.

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CEO Bret Conkin Event Speaking Schedule

VanFUNDING2015 Crowdfunding Conference

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. Here are.

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CrowdfundSuite on CBC News: Crowdfunding for Business

Bret Conkin on CBC TV

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.

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Marketplace Lending Disrupting Consumer Loans in Canada

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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.

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