Crowdfunding

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. ...

Hashtag Trending – Uber quits Quebec, Atari’s comeback, Showtime mines crypto

Is Showtime getting into the crypto-currency mining business? AMD’s inclusion in a new Atari system is giving it a boost. And au revoir Uber – the firm says it’s leaving Quebec. CBS’s Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers’ web browsers from technology Trending on Reddit ...

BCSC amends crowdfunding rules

The changes aim to increase access to capital for B.C. issuers ...

Meet Nise Wave, the sous vide device you control with your smartphone

Nise Tech co-founders Rayner Mendes (left) and Dorian Wilson (photo courtesy of Nise Tech) Co-founders of the Nise Wave, Rayner Mendes and Grant Hu, have it “in the bag” with their new invention. The popular cooking method of sous vide, which translates to “under vacuum” involves plastic-b ...

Women on top in crowdfunding

Female-led campaigns are 32% more successful than those raised by men, study says ...