Crowdfunding

GoverMedia Plus Canada CEO Roland Bopp talks to Cantech Letter

Roland Bopp Niche markets aren’t what they used to be. While Facebook measures its penetration against nothing less than Earth’s population, anything else can seem small. Your site allows gamers to stream their latest moves to their peers? Niche. Your app lets people listen to their music for ...

GoverMedia Plus could be Russia’s answer to Alibaba, Investor’s Digest says

Share prices for social media and e-commerce giants like Facebook and Amazon have come a long way over the past few years, thanks in large part to the continuing transformation of business to online platforms. For Russian-speaking countries, one company recently listed on the Canadian Securities E ...

European Commission focusing on fintech development

A new action plan introduces new rules to encourage the growth of crowdfunding as well as a host of other measures The post European Commission focusing on fintech development appeared first on Investment Executive. ...

BCSC consults with fintech stakeholders

Regulator seeks input put on robo-advisors, cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding The post BCSC consults with fintech stakeholders appeared first on Investment Executive. ...

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

Microsoft is no longer supporting Bitcoin. Two investors with $2 billion USD in Apple stock are pressuring the company to address childhood iPhone addiction. And today’s CES highlights include voice assistant-enabled earphones and “Li-Fi”. From Google Trends: Microsoft employees have to ...

Threat to net neutrality also threatens Canadian startups, says founder

Dec. 14 will be an important day for Internet users in the U.S., and for technology entrepreneurs north of the border. The Federal Communications Commission will vote on a draft set of proposals called the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, created by Donald Trump-appointed chairman Ajit Pai. They t ...

Ontario Securities Commission on the hunt for cryptocurrency experts

Canada’s largest securities regulator is looking for specialists in cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding to join its fintech advisory board. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) says members of its year-old advisory committee will be helping to guide the regulator through the “unique challenge ...

Crowdfunding poised to become a more significant source of capital in Canada

Bringing more capital into the innovation funding system is good for business ...

Wisdom of the Crowd? Crowdfunding and Canadian Innovation

What is crowdfunding, and how might it address the financing needs of Canadian innovators? This underdeveloped market has plenty of room for growth but faces some regulatory challenges. ...

What Can Europe Teach Canada About Equity Crowdfunding?

Nathan Rose, Assemble Advisory The content of this article has been adapted from Equity Crowdfunding: The Complete Guide For Startups And Growing Companies, launching on Amazon on November 1. SeedUps subscribers can download the entire book for FREE, this week only. Click here to download. — As Ca ...