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NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | May 15, 2014
We are pleased to announce that Matthew McGrath, CEO/Founder of Optimize Capital Markets, a leading equity crowdfunding portal based in Toronto, connecting institutional and accredited investors in Canada and the US, will be joining us as a panelist for NCFA and Vancouver Economic Commission’s Equity Crowdfunding Event on May 21st in Vancouver!
Optimize Capital Markets launched in September 2009 with the express aim of building a new kind of banking firm. Their institutional corporate finance team members are experts in traditional banking, but they also set themselves apart with their innovative online institutional crowdfunding marketplace. The largest of its kind in North America, their online marketplace is on the cutting edge of investment banking, providing a new way for institutional and accredited investors to explore many verified, promising opportunities. Read more…
Matthew, an advisory board member at NCFA Canada, is joining our esteemed group of panelists, which will collaborate for an exciting and informative equity crowdfunding event. Our other great panelists include:
Bill Tam – BC Technology Industry Association
Alixe Cormick – Venture Law Corporation
Leslie Rose – BC Securities Commission
Jonathan Bixby – GrowLab
Ian G. McKay – Vancouver Economic Commission
Daryl Hatton – FundRazr
Matthew McGrath – Optimize Capital Markets
Join us and our premier panel of industry, legal, investment, and regulatory experts to discuss key views and insights on the Crowdfunding exemption for Startups, and how it can boost entrepreneurship in BC. Brought to you by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada and the Vancouver Economic Commission.
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 About Usor contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.