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
Amy CoupalMy Class Needs FoundationCrowdfunding EducationTorontoONYesSite
Anh DaoIndependent Consultant, MBAResearcher, International Business StrategyTorontoONSite
Ben FefermanLeverage ITTech entrepreneur, mentor, investorTorontoONSite
Brandon VlaarLending LoopCTO/Co-founderTorontoONSite
Brock MurrayJoi MediaCrowdfunding White Label ProviderCalgaryABSite
Cato PastollLending LoopCEO/Co-founderTorontoONYesSite
Chantal CiprianoDickinson WrightLawyerTorontoONSite
Chris HorlacherEquibit Development CorporationDecentralized P2P Blockchain NetworkTorontoONYesSite
Asier AniaHiveWireFull-Service Crowdfunding AgencyTorontoONYesSite
Christopher CharlesworthHiveWireFull-Service Crowdfunding AgencyTorontoONYesSite
Craig AsanoNCFA CanadaCanadian Crowdfunding IndustryTorontoONYesSite
Heri RakotomalalaSeeding FactoryCrowdfunding ConsultantMontrealQCSite
Bret ConkinCrowdfundSuiteCrowdfunding ServicesVancouverBCYesSite
Daryl HattonFundRazrDonation and Reward-based PortalVancouverBCYesSite
David SawyerConsiderFundingEquity CrowdfundingVictoriaBCYesSite
Diana YazidjianDFY ConsultingCrowdfunding ConsultantMontrealQCYesSite
Ed CorbettCorporate ExecutiveAdvisory servicesTorontoONSite
Gabe NasrUC Berkeley StudentCrowdfunding EnthusiastSan FranciscoCASite
Gil Michel-GarciaWafu Inc.Cross border Equity CrowdfundingMontrealQCYesSite
Graham StanleyCommunity Futures Stuart NechakoCommunity FuturesVanderhoofBCYesSite
Jaimy WarnerRaindance Canada/The Social SmithsCrowdfunding for Filmmakers and Web Series CreatorsTorontoONYesSite
James CooperKickstarter for FilmmakersWriter/Director/Producer
Specializing in Kickstarter, Filmmaking
Alaa GuidaraPilon School of BusinessPh.D and Finance ProfessorTorontoONYesSite
Jason ButcherParallel PaymentsPayments, Advisor, MentorVancouverBCSite
Arti ModiLendingArchConsumer Loans, Online Lending PlatformCalgaryABYesSite
Lyn BlanchardCreekstone Consulting Inc.Management ConsultingVancouverBCSite
Marty GundersonQuidni Estate WineryOwner and Exempt Market Advisory ServicesEdmontonABSite
Miilan VrekicVolta LabsHalifax Startup HouseHalifaxNSSite
Ryan DaviesCarleton UniversityFutureFunder Project LeadOttawaONSite
Shahab KhanStartup CanadaInnovation Advisor, Startup MentorOttawaONSite
Sunny ShaoIndependent ConsultantCrowdfunding ConsultantTorontoONSite
Suzanne PaschallFreshVoice AcademyPublisher and Creative CatalystSeattleWASite
Travis SouthinIndependent ResearcherCrowdfunding ResearchBlue MountainsONSite


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