Capital Markets Insights

Business Leaders to Converge in Toronto for Crowdfunding Summit


On a global stage, Crowdfunding is democratizing financial markets and shifting an entire industry online.

In less than a week, the inaugural 2015 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (#CCS2015) will kick off on March 3rd at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Canada. With over 40+ expert speakers confirmed, the 2015 Summit is an event that will undoubtedly change the Canadian landscape for capital financing. Canadian and international crowdfunding leaders, mentors and successful companies are gathering to showcase financial innovation, accelerate industry growth and bring crowdfunding markets to life.

Visit the #CCS2015 website for more information and to register for the event.

Key highlights include:

  • Jon Medved, CEO OurCrowd – How Equity Crowdfunding is Changing the World of Innovation Finance
  • John Greutzner, Principal of Intercedent, on raising capital in China and solutions for crowdfunded companies
  • Alec Saunders, Chief Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, How startups can transform the Canadian economy
  • Brian Meece, Co-founder and CEO, Rockethub, Impact of Crowdfunding on my life and communities around me (Story from the Edge:  Live Series)

Other industry experts include Craig Asano (Executive Director, NCFA), Brian Koscak (Cassels Brock), Bret Conkin (Crowdfund Suite), Daryl Hatton (CEO, FundRazr), Matt McGrath (CEO, Optimize Capital Markets), Adam Spence (CEO, SVX), Steve Tam (Indiegogo), Chris Charlesworth (Co-founder, HiveWire), Ben Webster (CEO/founder, Mass Fidelity), and many more.

Join the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) and support its efforts to build a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry across Canada:


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