Crowdfunding

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 ...

U.K. crowdfunding platform to launch secondary market

A secondary market will benefit investors by giving them a chance to cash out earlier, Seeders says ...

Announcing our next meetup: Data-Driven Marketplaces, San Francisco, May 16

Back in October, we hosted our first marketplace-themed meetup on the topic of The Holy Grail of the Marketplace: The Virtuous Cycle. More than 75 marketplace founders and investors attended and made it a great evening. In case you missed it, you can read some of the key takeaways from the evening ...

RBC is the first bank to offer Siri e-transfers

RBC has become the first Canadian bank to provide its customer with e-transfer services using the Siri feature on Apple phones and tablets, a move which the company says strengthens its position in the mobile payments sector. Canadian Apple users have been able to use Siri to send money transfers v ...

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 ...

Angels and Equity Crowdfunding: Let’s Do This Together

By Peter-Paul Van Hoeken, Founder and CEO, FrontFundr It was a pleasure to be back at the Annual Summit of the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) earlier this month. I attended the same summit three years ago in Banff. At that time, all I had was an idea, which was to build an online fundin ...

Canada Equity Crowdfunding

Canadians are known for being modest and risk averse.  Could this explain why Canada equity crowdfunding appears to be relatively underdeveloped so far? We talked to some of the market leaders to discover how Canada equity crowdfunding is doing in the key areas that determine market traction: regul ...

An Exciting New Way to Invest

SeedUps Canada is an online investment crowdfunding platform where ordinary individuals and sophisticated investors come together to discover, evaluate and invest in growing companies. Companies raise capital through a secure platform where they can pitch, attract and close investors. Investors exec ...

ASC Unveils Startup Business Exemption

Today – amongst all the election noise – a little seen press release was issued from the Alberta Securities Commission … Notice of Publication and Request for Comment for a Proposed Multilateral Instrument 45-109 Prospectus Exemption for Start-up Businesses. In short – it is the ASC’s answ ...