THE CROWDFUNDING INDUSTRY IS PREDICTED TO ACCELERATE TO $5.1 BILLION IN 2013.

The Global crowdfunding market grew 81% in 2012 to a total funding volume of $2.7 billion with over 1.1 million successful campaigns receiving funding.

Event New Brunswick (Nov 27, 2012): Crowdfunding, Discover the Benefits and Cautions

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Posted by:  Craig Asano

Download the New Brunswick’s Securities Commission ‘s Fullsail capital markets initiative:  Autumn 2012 Newsletter

As part of its Fullsail capital markets development initiative, the New Brunswick Securities Commission is hosting a panel discussion on crowd funding as a way to raise equity capital for business. This issue of Making Headway is dedicated to exploring crowd funding from the various perspectives of the panelists.

The event will take place from 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27
at the Wu Conference Centre, 6 Duffie Drive, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

 

PANELISTS
Jake van der Laan, Director of Enforcement, New Brunswick Securities Commission
Brian Koscak, Chair of the Exempt Market Dealer Association of Canada
Peter Klohn, Partner at Stewart McKelvey
Norm Betts representing the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance
Nancy Mathis, Executive Director of the Wallace McCain Institute at UNB (Moderator)
Devashis Mitra, Associate Dean,University of New Brunswick
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Potential investors, entrepreneurs considering raising capital, professionals, business consultants, economic development officers, academics and students are invited to participate. Pre-registration is required and can be done online: www.nbsc-cvmnb.ca/crowdfunding.

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