Katherine Hague Joins National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Advisory

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NCFA Canada  |  Posted by Craig Asano  on Sep 16, 2013

Katherine Hague, NCFA Canada Advisor

TORONTO, ON   Sep 16, 2013

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) today announced that Katherine Hague, Co-Founder and CEO of ShopLocket., has joined the Association’s advisory.

Katherine Hague is the Co-Founder and CEO of ShopLocket, a marketing company that provides thousands of entrepreneurs, and crowdfunding grads, a simpler solution for collecting pre-orders or launching a full shopping cart from their website.  Prior to founding ShopLocket Katherine worked as an independent digital media consultant and in a variety of marketing positions for Toronto startups. Katherine launched ShopLocket in May 2012 and successfully raised a $1 million seed round last summer led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Rho Canada.

Katherine Hague, CEO and Co-Founder, ShopLocket said, “ShopLocket works with hundreds of successfully crowdfunded products, helping them establish an ecommerce presence on their website so that they continue generating sales after their campaign end. We've learnt a lot from our customer's experiences and want to help the next generation of hardware companies and crowdfunders be even more successful by providing them the tools and support they need to not only have a great launch, but to build a sustainable business."

“NCFA Canada is thrilled to have Katherine on board, a clear expert in the crowdfunding products and hardware vertical”, explains Craig Asano, Founder and Executive Director of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada.   “Katherine see’s crowdfunding as an integral part of the product/hardware revolution and is keen to support the budding industry and help build a stronger crowdfunding community in Canada.

 

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada crowdfunding hub providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities in the rapidly evolving crowdfunding industry.  NCFA Canada is a community-based, membership-driven entity that was formed at the grass roots level to fill a national need in the market place.   Join our growing network of industry stakeholders, fundraisers and investors.  Increase your organization's profile and gain access to a dynamic group of industry front runners.  Learn more eBrochure | Prezi or contact us at casano@ncfacanada.org.

Source:  National Crowdfunding Association of Canada

For more information please contact:

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

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