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BCSC sponsors British Columbia’s first Regtech Hackathon

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British Columbia Securities Commission Release | Nov 16, 2017

VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today announced its sponsorship of the first ever Regtech Hackathon held in British Columbia. The one-day Hackathon will challenge participants to create innovative solutions to help industry meet its regulatory requirements more efficiently and effectively, and improve regulatory quality and competitiveness.

"The BCSC is a strong supporter of industry-led innovations and solutions," said Mark Wang, Director, Capital Markets Regulation, BCSC. "We are excited to be a part of this event, because we believe it has the potential to generate some truly novel and exciting ideas to help advance regulatory technologies."

The Regtech Hackathon is part of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada's (NCFA) VanFUNDING 2017 Conference on Tuesday, November 28. Teams of three to six people will select a problem statement to solve and work throughout the day on their pitch with help from experienced mentors, including some BCSC staff members.

The full problem statements are available on the VanFUNDING Conference's website, and address the following five areas of focus:

  • Blockchain, Crowdfunding, and Smart Contracts
  • Capital Markets Innovation
  • Know Your Client (KYC)
  • Investor Protection and Investment Literacy
  • Registration and Compliance (Tracking)

"We are thankful to the BCSC and other industry partners for their support," said Craig Asano, NCFA Founder and CEO. "This collaborative approach is the basis for developing creative and innovative regtech solutions. We encourage entrepreneurs and regulatory experts, innovators, data analysts, designers, and developers to join us in helping discover and launch some amazing B.C. regtech-focused projects."

The winning team will have an opportunity to present their pitch to the VanFUNDING Conference, as well as a chance to win prizes valued at over $20,000. Submissions will be judged on innovation, user experience, pitch, and viability.

The Regtech Hackathon will take place at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue located at 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C. More information on the Hackathon, including how to register, can be found on the VanFUNDING Conference website.

About the British Columbia Securities Commission (www.bcsc.bc.ca)

The British Columbia Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating capital markets in British Columbia through the administration of the Securities Act. Our mission is to protect and promote the public interest by fostering:

  • A securities market that is fair and warrants public confidence
  • A dynamic and competitive securities industry that provides investment opportunities and access to capital

Learn how to protect yourself and become a more informed investor at www.investright.org

SOURCE British Columbia Securities Commission

For further information: Media Contact: Alison Walker, 604-899-6713; Public inquiries: 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 (toll free), inquiries@bcsc.bc.ca

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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social and investment crowdfunding, alternative finance, fintech, P2P, ICO, and online investing stakeholders across the country. NCFA Canada provides education, research, industry stewardship, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada.  For more information, please visit:  www.ncfacanada.org

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VanFUNDING 2017 Brings Over 50+ Leading Blockchain, Fintech & Capital Innovation Experts to Vancouver NOV 28 @Morris Wosk Centre

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NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | Nov 15, 2017

Looking for world class education, funding, partnerships and growth within the blockchain and financial tech sector?

VanFUNDING 2017 GOING MAINSTREAM is the premier West Coast conference dedicated to connecting people looking to form long-lasting partnerships, investment and business opportunities.

In less than 2 weeks, VanFUNDING2017 Blockchain, Fintech & Funding Conference and Regtech Hackathon  descends on Vancouver November 28th, 8am-6pm at the Morris Wosk Centre for Advanced Dialogue. There is also a VIP networking event on November 27 from 530-8pm at the Diamond cocktail lounge where you can meet the biggest names in Fintech.

VanFUNDING 2017 offers world class program and education delivered via keynotes, TEDx-style presentations, panels and workshops covering Blockchain, Fintech, Regtech, and Innovation Finance topics from a diverse range of perspectives including technology, finance, legal, global innovation and humanity.

The title sponsor is Raymond James, with Gowling WLG, Victory Square Technologies, Blockchain Intelligence Group, and Etherparty as platinum partners.

“We are proud to sponsor The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada,” says Sean Martin, Managing Director, Investment Banking at Raymond James Ltd.  “There has been an explosion of blockchain technology that has proven 2017 to be the tipping point of financial innovation.”

The conference features over 50+ expert speakers and mentors from companies and organizations such as Microsoft, IBM, TSX Venture Exchange, Blockchain Intelligence Group, RightMesh, Grow VC, AIBB.io, CoinPayments, Pegasus Fintech and TokenFunder. They will be covering ground-breaking topics such as Blockchain smart contacts, Initial Coin Offerings, emerging regulations, and opportunities in PeerToPeer crowdfinancing, investment opportunities, cryptocurriences, intelligence applications and global financial marketplaces.

"Vancouver is quickly establishing itself as a prominent market for blockchain innovation on the global scene. Victory Square has always supported events that facilitate discussion and collaboration on disruptive new technologies and the VanFUNDING conference falls in line with this mandate. We look forward to an excellent event that will allow our local tech community access to some of the global thought leaders in the blockchain space," said Shafin Diamond Tejani, CEO of Victory Square Technologies.

"We look forward to a great conference & BCs first ever Regtech Hackathon and would like to thank everyone involved from organizers, volunteers, sponsors, community partners and of course our awesome speaking roster!  Special thanks to the BC Securities Commission for their support, and a growing list of Regtech Hackathon partners such as Vancity, Supirio and Launch Academy who all recognize the need for a collaborative approach to developing innovative Regtech solutions.

While Regtech is new in Canada, its gaining significant traction globally, and firms are gaining a competitive advantage.  Participation in the hackathon is inclusive and we encourage entrepreneurs and regulatory experts, innovators, data analysts, designers and developers to all join us in helping discover and launch some amazing BC Regtech-focused projects", said Craig Asano, CEO VanFUNDING.

VanFUNDING 2017 brings together start-ups and leading industry professionals in a unique venue, selected to promote interactive dialogue and discussion. Combined with workshops and a Regtech Hackathon co-hosted with the BC Securities Commission where $20,000 is up for grabs in cash and prizes, this is a not to be missed event that provides opportunities for all types of businesses in the blockchain and financial technology sector to innovate, learn and network.

 

For more information about VanFUNDING 2017, please visit:  http://vanfundingconf.ca/

 


The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social and investment crowdfunding, alternative finance, fintech, P2P, ICO, and online investing stakeholders across the country. NCFA Canada provides education, research, industry stewardship, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada.  For more information, please visit:  www.ncfacanada.org

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How to Take Advantage of the New Trends in Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Financial Technology

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VanFUNDING 2017 | November 6, 2017 | Morris Wosk Centre for Advanced Dialogue, Vancouver

In just 3 weeks timing, on Nov 28 the 3rd VanFUNDING 2017 (#VF2017) takes place in downtown Vancouver at the Morris Wosk Centre for Advanced Dialogue, an immersive financial innovation forum and premiere hackathon dedicated to connecting people looking for leading education, funding, investment opportunities and partnerships within the financial tech sector.

Hosted by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada in partnership with Raymond James, Gowling WLG and Blockchain Intelligence Group, VanFUNDING is back for a third year. This year’s theme is “Financing Infrastructure Eruption – Going Mainstream” and features:

  • Nov 27:  Pre-event networking on November 27 from 5:30 – 8:00pm at the Diamond Cocktail Lounge
  • Nov 28:  First ever BC ‘Regtech Sandbox Hackathon’ co-hosted by the BC Securities Commission, with $20,000 value of cash and prizes for winners on November 28
  • Nov 28:  Full-day interactive conference including keynotes, panel discussions, workshops and a facilitated Town Hall on November 28

VanFUNDING showcases an amazing lineup of speakers from leading blockchain, fintech and crytocurrency experts from Raymond James, Gowling WLG, Blockchain Intelligence Group, Launch Academy, Robocoder, Sweetbridge, Responsive.AI, Katipult, LendingLoop, Blocksale, NewsBTC, PrivacyShell, RightMesh, Digital Futures, Frontfundr, Venture Law, Grow VC Group, Pegasus Fintech and many more, with 40+ speakers / 30 sessions discussing ground-breaking topics such as:

  • 2017 Fintech Disruption and the Future of Money
  • The Explosive Nature of Bitcoin and Investing in Crypto Assets
  • The ICO Revolution and Global Token Economy
  • The Potential of Distributed Ledger Technologies to De-risk Unsecured Loans (for the masses)
  • GOING MAINSTREAM: Scaling Opportunities & Challenges of Global Finance: Blockchain, Regtech, AI, Crypto, P2P and Fintech
  • How to spot a fraudulent ICO
  • SAFTs do they protect investors or entrepreneurs?
  • Workshop:  Public Initial Blockchain Offering (PIBCO) - The process and benefits for your business
  • Best Practices of Raising Capital Online
  • Why the Benefits of Fintech Partnerships May Outweigh Competing
  • Regulatory Perspectives: Can Canada Unlock its Blockchain and Fintech Potential?
  • Regulation of Tokens Offerings and the Value of Self-regulating Code of Conduct
  • Transacting in a Global Digital World: What P2P Technology Can do for Humanity

#VF2017 is a not-to-be missed BLOCKCHAIN and FINTECH FUNDING conference that pushes boundaries to discuss the latest developments, educate, inspire, and connect leading innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, thought leaders and policy makers in the quickly emerging sectors of fintech, P2P, crowdfinance, blockchain ICOs, digital currencies and alternative finance.  Learn more at:  vanfundingconf.ca

 

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Sign-up and become a VanFUNDING affiliate partner

 

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both investment and social crowdfunding, blockchain ICO, alternative finance, fintech, P2P and online investing stakeholders across the country.  NCFA Canada provides education, research, leadership, support, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative online financing industry in Canada.  Learn more About Us or visit www.ncfacanada.org.

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Vancouver Conference + Hackathon (NOV 28): 3rd VanFUNDING 2017 ‘GOING MAINSTREAM’ (Registration Open)

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NOV 28:  VanFUNDING 2017 - GOING MAINSTREAM

BLOCKCHAIN FINTECH & FUNDING CONFERENCE (#VF2017)

When:  Tuesday, NOV 28, 2017 (8am - 6:30pm)

Venue: Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (Asian pacific hall)

580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 (map)

$350 Registration /  $250 Member Discount

> 70% SOLD!  (GET TICKETS BEFORE THEY'RE GONE)


NOV 28:  VF2017 BLOCKCHAIN REGTECH HACKATHON

Problem Statement - Education - Expert Mentoring - Pitching

When:  Tuesday, NOV 28, 2017 (8am - 6pm)

Venue: Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (Concourse)

580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 (map)

*$150 Individual / *$125 Individual (2 or more tix)

* Up to $20,000 in Cash and Prizes!

> 65% SOLD



NOV 27:  VIP NETWORKING RECEPTION

Pre-VanFUNDING VIP Mixer

Monday, NOV 27, 2017 (5:30pm - 8:00pm)

Venue:  The Diamond (map) 6 Powell St. Vancouver, BC V6B 1G7

$75 Registration

> 75% SOLD - WILL SELL OUT!

* Networking with speakers, partners, investors and VIP attendees

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Not to be missed - will sell out! Last conference of the year...

3rd VanFUNDING 2017 (#VF2017) is an immersive full day financial innovation forum and premiere hackathon hosted by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada, partners and affiliates on Tuesday, Nov 28 in downtown Vancouver, Canada at SFU's Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue. #VF2017 is a leading conference dedicated to accelerating access and development of emerging financial technologies, funding opportunities and capital innovation markets across Canada and around the world. The conference ignites venture markets and provides opportunities for startups and scaleups seeking to connect with financial innovators, private capital markets, investors, and partners to expand their networks. The 2017 agenda covers the hottest topics from Blockchain smart contracts and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to the latest developments, emerging regulations, new business models in PeerToPeer (P2P) crowdfinance, fintech, alternative finance, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence applications, and global financial marketplaces. Other vital capital innovation topics will cover international developments, perk/rewards, lending, equity, royalty, market provisioning and infrastructure; investor marketing, leadership culture, cyber security and legal and financial considerations.


Learn the Latest Funding Opportunities and Fintech Market Developments and Plug into a Collaborative Community of Experts, Investors, Stealth Startups, Prospective Partners and Financial Innovators

VanFUNDING 2017 is a not to be missed BLOCKCHAIN and FINTECH FUNDING conference that pushes boundaries to discuss the latest developments, educate, inspire, and connect ‘You and your vision’ with leading innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, vendors, thought leaders and policy makers in the quickly emerging sectors of fintech, P2P, crowdfinance, blockchain ICOs, digital currencies and alternative finance.

PARTICIPATE in the Future of Financial Services!

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Questions or in-kind Partnerships?

Email: info@ncfacanada.org

Visit the Website:  VanFUNDING.ca

Check out #VF2017:  Partners | Speakers | Program

More info?

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[VanFUNDING 2017, NOV 28]: Blockchain Fintech Conference + RegTech Hackathon (Vancouver)

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NCFA Canada | Team #VF2017 | Oct 5, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC – October 5, 2017 – In less than two months, the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) will be hosting the 3rd annual VanFUNDING 2017, an immersive full day financial innovation forum and premier hackathon on Nov 28 in downtown Vancouver at SFU's Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue.

VanFUNDING 2017 is the leading Blockchain and Fintech educational conference dedicated to igniting online and alternative finance markets in Canada providing opportunities for startups and scaleups seeking to accelerate access to private capital markets, investors, and partners to expand their networks.  In addition to prime networking and leading educational series, the conference is expanding to include a 1 day hackathon to provide opportunities for Blockchain RegTech and Fintech startups (stealth) seeking business and technical mentorship, partners, and opportunities for investment in a 'business concept' sprint with winning companies pitching to prominent judges for feedback and prizes.

The 2017 agenda covers the hottest topics from Blockchain smart contracts and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to the latest developments, emerging regulations, new business models and opportunities in PeerToPeer (P2P) crowdfinance, fintech, alternative finance, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence applications, and global financial marketplaces.

Looking for massive disruption and globally expanding markets?

'Crowdsales', Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and tokens represent the next generation of Crowdfinance and P2P online capital and community aggregation having raised in excess of $1 billion in the first half of 2017. ICOs are fully digital offers that are designed and sold using the protocols of smart contract technology inherent on public blockchains such as Ethereum that are quickly evolving.  With new crowdfunding regulations and an explosion of blockchain technology and initial coin offerings powering cryptoeconomics and  continued strong investor appetite for innovative fintech companies, 2017 is a new wave of financial innovation and tipping point full of opportunity as markets coalesce globally for a piece of the action, however with new potential and growth comes new challenges and risks.

VanFUNDING 2017 will feature a prominent keynote, 'Stories from the Edge', leading start-ups and industry participant experts in a unique 'UN-style' venue selected to promote interactive dialogue and discussion.  Combined with workshops and a 'business concept' hackathon there are opportunities for the entire venture funding ecosystem from companies to policy makers and start-ups to enterprise.  Other vital capital innovation topics will cover international developments, perk/rewards, lending, equity, royalty, market provisioning and infrastructure; investor marketing, leadership culture, cyber security and legal and financial considerations.

Get involved with VanFUNDING 2017! 

  • Are you a leading financial innovator, investor or a blockchain rock star? Apply to speak here; or
  • Build your brand’s profile, gain access and help shape the industry (view Partnership Opportunities); or
  • Help make the event day outstanding, apply to volunteer here; or
  • Media passes are available for accredited media representatives.

Hurray!  Early Discount Registration Until NOV 8 (Save 30%)!

Visit the VanFUNDING 2017 conference website to learn more.

vanfunding.ca

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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both investment and social crowdfunding, blockchain ICO, alternative finance, fintech, P2P and online investing stakeholders across the country.  NCFA Canada provides education, research, leadership, support, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative online financing industry in Canada.  Learn more About Us or visit www.ncfacanada.org.

For more information, please contact:

Media Contact:

Craig Asano
Executive Director
casano@ncfacanada.org
416 618 0254
@NCFACanada

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[Nov 16, Toronto Event]: New Frontiers in Capital Innovation – Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

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Event Overview:  SOLD OUT!

Date/Time:  Nov 16, 2017  (3:00pm - 6pm)

Venue:  Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, 100 King St. West, Suite 1600

First Canadian Place (Map)

Educational afternoon event plus networking (refreshments will be served)

Registration:  $25 (Early), $35 (Members), $45 (Standard) + HST

Limited tickets - reserve your seat today SOLD OUT!

Seeking Opportunities?  CHECK OUT VanFUNDING 2017 NOV 28 VANCOUVER

Full Day Program with 50 Blockchain/Crypto/Fintech Expert Speakers

 

Event Sponsors and Presenting Partners:

Interested in getting involved?  info@ncfacanada.org
 

Host

 

 

Venue Partner

Blocksale.io

Pegasus Fintech

 

Polymath

 

Tokenfunder

 

MLG Blockchain Consulting

 

Jaxx.io

 

 

impak Coin

 

AIBB.io

 

Equibit Group

Blockchain + Crowdfunding = Initial Coin Offerings

A new funding mechanism using distributed ledger technology (Blockchain) with the potential for massive disruption of public (IPOs) and private markets (venture capital) has exploded globally and is hotter than hot. Often referred to as 'Crowdsales', Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and tokens represent the next generation of Crowdfinance and P2P online capital and community aggregation having raised in excess of $1 billion in the first half of 2017.  ICOs are fully digital offers that are designed and sold using the protocols of smart contract technology inherent on public blockchains such as Ethereum that are quickly evolving.

Join us for an afternoon of focused expert discussions followed by an opportunity to network with active participants in the sector. If you are an investor, a company actively raising capital or key stakeholder in capital markets innovation then this is a must attend event for you that will include in depth panel discussions, presentations, Q&A and networking at venue partner Gowling WLG in Toronto.

Agenda and Speakers:

3:00pm Registration opens

3:30pm Content kicks off

Part 1:  Initial Coin Offerings and the Future of Blockchain Technology

Part 2:  The Anatomy of an ICO

5:30pm  Networking

6-6:30pm Event wrap-up


 


Why attend this seminar?

  • This is essential knowledge for any one interested in emerging Alternative Finance mechanisms and markets quickly evolving on the Blockchain - Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs, Tokens, Crypto)
  • Expert perspectives delivered by companies and investors that 'live and breath' the topics being discussed every day.
  • Rapid learning format.  Get exposure to the most important elements in a short period of time.
  • Opportunity to ask questions and answers and network with speakers and experts.

Questions you can expect to be answered

  • What is an blockchain-enabled crypto currency, coin, initial coin offering, token?
  • What problems are ICOs solving and what is the potential impact they will have on venture financing?
  • What do initial coin offerings (ICOs) mean for markets, exchanges, investors and companies?
  • What are the latest trends, insights and examples of successful (and not successful) ICOs/tokens?
  • What are the hottest ICO sectors and why?
  • Is an ICO a suitable fit for our business?
  • Steps to conducting an ICO (ie framework, components and timeline)
  • Design considerations for tokens and transactions
  • How to plan for and and execute an ICO
  • What is the current legal status of securities-based ICOs and emerging regulations?
  • What are the current regulations and potential of ICOs in Canada, and how do we compare to other jurisdictions?
  • Explore the nature of ICOs and associated risks, costs and financial implications of launching an ICO product to market; or investing in this asset class.

Who should attend event?

  • Innovators, investors, ICO and Crowdfinance/P2P/Fintech decision makers, professionals, advisors, and entreprepreneurial and innovation networks in the alternative finance sector.
  • Startups and SME businesses interested in raising capital from initial coin offering (ICO) and crowdfinancing markets that want to learn about emerging opportunities, regulations, strategies, costs and risks.
  • Investors of all types interested in participating in ICOs and investments online including retail investors, accredited investors, angel investors, VC groups and affiliates, fund managers etc.
  • Prospective funding portals or EMDs looking to move their practice online, or add crypto/ICO/token related products to their offerings.

About the Event Sponsors and Presenting Partners:

 

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social and investment crowdfunding, alternative finance, fintech, P2P, ICO, and online investing stakeholders across the country. NCFA Canada provides education, research, industry stewardship, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada.

For more information, please visit:  www.ncfacanada.org


 

Gowling WLG is an international law firm created by the combination of Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm.  With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 19 cities across Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Gowling WLG provides clients with top-tier legal advice at home and abroad in a range of areas.  Our clients have access to in-depth expertise and experience in key global sectors, including advanced manufacturing, energy, financial services, infrastructure, life sciences, natural resources, real estate and tech.  We see the world through our clients’ eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed – no matter how challenging the circumstances. Our culture is, above all, about people and teams, based on our belief in the power of relationships to deliver tangible business results.

For more information, please visit: gowlingwlg.com


 

Blocksale (BOK) – is a decentralized application network for accredited investors and ITOs built on the Ethereum blockchain. Blocksale will be the first AML KYC compliant ITO presale buying group.  Blocksale, known as BOK, is an exclusive presale group specifically made for accredited investors looking to acquire tokens from Initial Token Offerings (ITOs) in the presale stages where the token value can be ten cents on the dollar compared to the value during the actual ITO offering. The goal of BOK is to set an industry standard in ITO presales by building a large international customer base that will only be investing in best of breed ITOs. Our proprietary AI technology will be developed to analyze all ITOs past present and future. It will determine what properties define best of class in ITOs to increase the chances for successful investments. By correlating cryptoeconomic and geopolitical data with historical ITOs the AI technology will forecast the potential ROI from each individual offering. Alongside the functionality of AI integration, BOK will also be launching a Decentralized Applications (DApps) Network to facilitate the end-toend process for clients, maximizing end user experience. All of these different functionalities gather to form a long-term growth platform.

For more information, please visit:  blocksale.io


 

Pegasus Fintech, Inc. focuses on supporting innovative solutions in the Financial Services, Technology, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency communities.  Pegasus has developed a full-service process for assisting organizations who want to do an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).  Together with our team of highly skilled industry professionals and partners we create, with our clients, the necessary business, legal, accounting, technology development, capital and funding strategies, whitepapers, roadmaps, marketing and sales processes to deploy successful and compliant ICOs.  Pegasus also has created an integrated network platform, called the Pegasus Matrix, supporting interactivity through Pegasus supported ICO use cases.  This provides investors and Token holders the ability to use any Token within the Pegasus Matrix and to facilitate market liquidity.

For more information, please visit:  pegasusfintech.com


 

Polymath aims to be the industry first security token launch pad and disrupt the multi trillion dollar securities industry by creating an open platform that gives global businesses access to the blockchain, smart contracts and token creation technology. Polymath will make security tokens available to investors in a fully compliant and regulated manner. The platform, officially launching on October 1, will serve as a launch pad for companies looking to create and issue securities tokens by automating the complex legal and technical functions of a token sale. Polymath aims to do for securities tokens what Ethereum did for application tokens. Polymath is launching an ICO during Q4 of 2017 in order to generate Polymath Tokens (PLY) and fund development of the platform. Polymath Tokens will serve as a utility token for issuers, investors, and developers to access, use and further develop the Polymath network. Polymath’s mission is to become the open-source standard for launching asset-backed AML/KYC compliant tokens. 

For more information, please visit:  polymath.network


 

LG Blockchain is a global blockchain consulting and development firm headquartered in Toronto with a distributed team across North America, Europe and Asia that is focused on building next generation applications using blockchain and smart contract technology. MLG Blockchain is blockchain agnostic and is experienced working with many blockchain fabrics.

For more information, please visit:  MLG Blockchain Consulting


AiBB is an Ai assistant application which incorporates various blockchain networks, smart contracts, a trading and asset management platform into a voice-controlled application. With the challenges facing the cryptocurrency industry, we recognized the need for an Ai assisted application like AiBB to support safer and smarter trades as well as asset protection while knowing what your tax liabilities are. We have carefully curated a team of developers, thought leaders, strategists, and subject matter experts – some of the brightest minds from Silicon Valley and the tech world – to bring AiBB to market.

For more information, please visit:  AiBB.io

 


Register now - limited capacity!  SOLD OUT!


 

Interested in getting involved?

Interested in learning more about this event or opportunities to get involved as a partner, please email to info@ncfacanada.org


 

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LAST CHANCE: CIX Top 20 Showcase Deadline in 3 days! Apply Today

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CIX | Lauren Linton | Jul 27, 2017

CIX is looking for the most innovative new Canadian tech companies!  LAST 3 DAYS TO APPLY - DEADLINE JUL 31

The CIX Top 20 program is Canada’s largest national showcase of the hottest and most innovative emerging tech companies. Hundreds of applications are submitted each year from across Canada. The CIX Selection Committee will evaluate and select 20 companies based on five criteria including Business Model, Quality of Product, Service Offering, Market Opportunity and Depth of Management.

Eligibility

To apply for the CIX Top 20, your company must:

  • Be an incorporated Canadian business (Quebec excluded from requirement)
  • Be privately held and not listed on any exchanges anywhere in the world
  • Have a unique innovative, digitally-based business idea that brings commercial or social value
  • Have a functional prototype (at minimum) of the product, service or application (must be in market, can be pre-revenue)
  • The company CEO or Founder must be available to present at CIX in Toronto on Oct 17 or 18, 2017.

Benefits

20 companies will be selected by the Selection Committee and awarded designation as a 2017 CIX Top 20 company. The benefits include:

  • Your company CEO/Founder will present to audience of 800+ investors, customers, partners at CIX on either Oct 17 or 18 during one of the CIX Top 20 Showcases;
  • Participation in the CIX Top 20 MENTOR DAY, which includes free media training, advice on tax, raising capital, government incentives, etc;
  • Invitation to CIX VIP events attended by investors, corporates and media such as a TOP 20 private dinner, TSX market open, and various VIP events;
  • Exhibit space in the CIX Top 20 Lounge over two days of CIX on Oct 17 & 18 2017 in Toronto;
  • Posting on CIX website;
  • Inclusion in CIX marketing elements shared with CIX community of 10,000+;
  • Recognition in CIX media releases and media interviews;
  • Ongoing support from CIX including tracking and celebrations of successes, participation at future CIX events.

How to apply

Complete the online application by creating an account. No cost to apply. The deadline to apply is 5:00 pm EST on July 31, 2017. You may begin the process and save your application, without submitting. The selection process takes place in August and successful applicants will be notified by the end of August.


The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social and investment crowdfunding stakeholders across the country. NCFA Canada provides education, research, leadership, support, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada. Learn more at www.ncfacanada.org.

 

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