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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How to Run a Kick-Butt Kickstarter Campaign

How to Run a Kickstarter Infographic

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.

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The Crowdfunding Escalator: Pick the Right Crowdfunding Platform

The Crowdfunding Escalator to select platforms

As Alternative Investments emerge as an exciting new asset class for institutions and retail investors, entrepreneurs have a wide choice of options on crowdfunding model and platform for their campaign. What are the key factors for Entrepreneurs to consider in.

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The ‘Cicret’ is out – this futuristic bracelet doesn’t exist

Cicret Bracelet

My interview in Brian Jackson's story in ITBusiness Magazine. December 9th, 2014 The latest viral video sensation sweeping social media depicts an incredible piece of wearable technology that you can use while biking, riding transit, or even in the bath. The Cicret bracelet.

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Crowdfunding Insiders: Bret Conkin featured on CrowdClan

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My recent interview with Michael Ibberson of Crowdclan covering my time in crowdfunding, lessons learned and advice for startups.
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CrowdfundSuite to help businesses navigate pools of alternative funding

CrowdfundSuite helps you raise capital

Media coverage from You may have only crowdfunded your first burrito this year, but Bret.

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Crowdlending for Business: A great development

This guest post by our Partners InvestNextDoor CEO Tabitha Creighton appeared on Joe Wallin's blog.  Tabitha provides education on crowdlending, what it is, what are the risks and how big it will become.

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3 Challenges with Equity Crowdfunding in Washington

As the summer intern for Crowdfundsuite, I had the opportunity to attend the Washington Equity Crowdfunding Summit on August 7th to join the conversation regarding House Bill.

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CrowdfundSuite – Profit from the Crowd Economy

Crowdfund Suite has raised $40M!

Vancouver, BC – A new funding hub was 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 ( provides platform.

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4 Reasons Your Brand’s Social Responsibility Efforts Are Falling Short

As a Procter & Gamble brand alumnus and 25-year marketer, I’ve seen a lot of brands – Crest, Vicks, HBC, Lotto 6/49 among them – trying to use causes and good works to build brand equity. That is fine but.

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