Crowdfunding

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 ...

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 ...