NCFA Ambassadors Program


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NCFA Canada Ambassadors are recognized leaders, educators, supporters, and advocates of the Canadian crowdfunding, fintech, internet finance and alternative finance industry within regional communities across the country.

  • Circles of influence and ‘go to resources’ to learn, connect and participate with a local, national and rapidly growing global internet finance movement.
  • Inclusive, broad-based, and active crowdfunding specialists striving to make a difference in their communities every day.
  • Stay plugged in and get access to educational resources and thought leadership.  Share your passion and voice and help shape the direction and future of crowdfinance, internet finance, and fintech in Canada.

Contact Us to learn more about participating in NCFAs ambassador program.

NameOrganizationSpecialtyCityProv/StateAvailable for SpeakingURL
Chantal CiprianoBMO Private BankingLawyer and ComplianceTorontoONSite
Ryan DaviesCarleton UniversityFutureFunder Project LeadOttawaONSite
Graham StanleyCommunity Futures Stuart NechakoCommunity FuturesVanderhoofBCYesSite
David SawyerConsiderFundingEquity CrowdfundingVictoriaBCYesSite
Ed CorbettCorporate ExecutiveAdvisory servicesTorontoONSite
Lyn BlanchardCreekstone Consulting Inc.Management ConsultingVancouverBCSite
Bret ConkinCrowdfundSuiteCrowdfunding ServicesVancouverBCYesSite
Darryl BurmaCrowdMappedWeb development, branding and social mediaNanaimoBCSite
Diana YazidjianDFY ConsultingCrowdfunding ConsultantMontrealQCYesSite
KC HarryExtreme Crowdfunding BootcampCorporate Crowdfunding Awareness Building | Strategy | SupportTorontoONYesSite
Suzanne PaschallFreshVoice AcademyPublisher and Creative CatalystSeattleWASite
Daryl HattonFundRazrDonation and Reward-based PortalVancouverBCYesSite
Asier AniaHiveWireFull-Service Crowdfunding AgencyTorontoONYesSite
Christopher CharlesworthHiveWireFull-Service Crowdfunding AgencyTorontoONYesSite
Sunny ShaoIndependent ConsultantCrowdfunding ConsultantTorontoONSite
Anh DaoIndependent Consultant, MBAResearcher, International Business StrategyTorontoONSite
Mai Anh DoanIndependent ResearcherCrowdfunding ResearchTorontoONSite
Travis SouthinIndependent ResearcherCrowdfunding ResearchBlue MountainsONSite
Brock MurrayJoi MediaCrowdfunding White Label ProviderCalgaryABSite
James CooperKickstarter for FilmmakersWriter/Director/Producer
Specializing in Kickstarter, Filmmaking
Jeremy BernardLegend MarketingStrategic Planning and CommunicationsCanmoreABSite
Arti ModiLendingArchConsumer Loans, Online Lending PlatformCalgaryABYesSite
Brandon VlaarLending LoopCTO/Co-founderTorontoONSite
Cato PastollLending LoopCEO/Co-founderTorontoONYesSite
Amy CoupalMy Class Needs FoundationCrowdfunding EducationTorontoONYesSite
Craig AsanoNCFA CanadaCanadian Crowdfunding IndustryTorontoONYesSite
Tim McKillicanOpen AvenueReal Estate Investment CrowdfundingTorontoONYesSite
Jason ButcherParallel PaymentsPayments, Advisor, MentorVancouverBCSite
Alaa GuidaraPilon School of BusinessPh.D and Finance ProfessorTorontoONYesSite
Marty GundersonQuidni Estate WineryOwner and Exempt Market Advisory ServicesEdmontonABSite
Jaimy WarnerRaindance Canada/The Social SmithsCrowdfunding for Filmmakers and Web Series CreatorsTorontoONYesSite
Sabrina NicosiaRaiseHopeMarketing, Events and Crowdfunding ConsultantTorontoONSite
Apostolos SigalasRaiseHopeFinancial Services
Crowdfunding 101: How to Succeed
Heri RakotomalalaSeeding FactoryCrowdfunding ConsultantMontrealQCSite
Shahab KhanStartup CanadaInnovation Advisor, Startup MentorOttawaONSite
Gabe NasrUC Berkeley StudentCrowdfunding EnthusiastSan FranciscoCASite
Miilan VrekicVolta LabsHalifax Startup HouseHalifaxNSSite
Gil Michel-GarciaWafu Inc.Cross border Equity CrowdfundingMontrealQCYesSite


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 1500+ 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.  Join our growing network of industry experts, key stakeholders, innovative entrepreneurs and investors. Increase your organization’s profile and gain access to a dynamic group of industry front runners.  Learn more About Us or contact us at