Richard Remillard, President of Remillard Consulting Group Joins National Crowdfunding Association of Canada as Special Consultant

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NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | April 8, 2014

Richard Remillard Choice 150TORONTO, ON April 8, 2014 – The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) today announced that Richard Remillard, President of the Remillard Consulting Group has joined the Association as a Special Consultant.

Remillard Consulting Group is an Ottawa-based consulting firm specializing in providing clients with solutions to business issues and public policies involving the Canadian financial services industry. From 2003 to 2014, Richard was Executive-Director of Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He has also been a Vice-President of the Canadian Bankers Association, a Special Assistant to the federal Minister of Finance, a Public Affairs Manager with Bank of Montreal and a lecturer at Concordia University. Richard holds degrees from McGill University and the London School of Economics and Political Science and has completed the Canadian Securities Institute course. Richard speaks English and French and lives in Ottawa.

"Equity crowdfunding is the most exciting financial sector innovation to have come along in decades. With the proper regulatory and governmental environment, equity crowdfunding has the potential to significantly contribute to the business success of the next generation of high growth start up and early stage companies and, in so doing keep, Canada competitive in the 21st century," said Richard Remillard, President, Remillard Consulting Group.

“Richard brings a tremendous amount of experience of the financial services industry and a deep understanding of the intricacies of the flow of capital across Canada.  As a Special Consultant to NCFA Canada, Richard will assist the Association to strategically grow Canada into a world class crowdfunding Centre and help strengthen and integrate crowdfunding markets into the existing eco-system,” said Craig Asano, Founder and Executive Director of NCFA Canada.

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About the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada

As Canada's crowdfunding advocate, NCFA Canada works closely with industry, government and academia to build support for Canada's rapidly growing Crowdfunding community by providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities to a national membership base of 750+ industry stakeholders, small businesses, and investors. NCFA Canada is community-based, membership-driven entity that was formed at a grass-roots level to fill a national need in the market place.  For more information please visit www.ncfacanada.org.

Source:  NCFA Canada

For more information please contact:

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

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