Cato Pastoll, CEO/Co-Founder of Lending Loop, Joins National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Advisory Board

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NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | Aug 31, 2015

TORONTO, ON August 31, 2015 – The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) today announced that Cato Pastoll has joined the Association’s Advisory Board as Advisor, P2P/Lending.  He will also participate in the national Ambassadors Program.

"Marketplace business lending in Canada is gaining traction and making it easier for small businesses and early stage ventures to access low cost loans.  Lending Loop's P2P lending platform will streamline the loan application process and enable average citizens to participate in fixed income loan products, and as a result, NCFA is delighted to be working with Lending Loop's growing team to help bring new crowdfunding sector fintech opportunities to market”, said Craig Asano, Founder and Executive Director of NCFA Canada.

Cato Pastoll is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lending Loop, Canada’s first peer-to-peer lending marketplace for business lending. Prior to starting Lending Loop, Cato served as the Executive Vice President of a medium sized software consulting business. In addition to holding a senior management position, he attained experience building and managing robust commercial applications. Cato also brings relevant industry expertise from his time developing a loan evaluation and management solution for a private mortgage lender.

"I am tremendously excited to be working with the NCFA to bring Peer-to-Peer lending to Canada, and more importantly, help to educate Canadians on this model. Over the past 7 years, we have witnessed how platforms in established markets across the world have been able to drastically improve the economies of local communities and we can’t wait for the same to happen here in Canada."  -- Cato Pastoll, CEO/Co-founder, Lending Loop

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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 stakeholders across the country.  NCFA Canada provides education, research, leadership, support and networking opportunities to over 1100+ 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 About Us or visit www.ncfacanada.org.

Source: NCFA Canada

For more information please contact:

Media Contacts:
Craig Asano
Executive Director
NCFA Canada
p. (416) 618-0254
e. casano@ncfacanada.org

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