Shahab Khan, Startup Canada Entrepreneurship Advisor, Joins NCFA’s Ambassador Program

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NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | Oct 8, 2014

Shahab Khan, NCFA AmbassadorTORONTO, ON Oct 8, 2014 – The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) today announced that Shahab Khan, Startup Canada Entrepreneurship Advisor, has joined the Association’s Crowdfunding Ambassadors Program.

NCFA Canada Crowdfunding Ambassadors

Crowdfunding Ambassadors (CFAs) are leaders, educators, supporters and advocates of an inclusive and broad-based crowdfunding industry in communities across Canada. They are circles of influence and ‘go to resources’ for small businesses and investors to connect with, share and learn about crowdfunding via locally hosted events and initiatives. CFAs are specialists and plugged into an international network of shared resources, thought leadership, and industry professionals striving to cultivate and shape the future of crowdfunding in Canada and beyond.

“Shahab is an advocate of innovation and entrepreneurship with a ton of research and consulting experience that will help advance and support the growth of the Canadian Crowdfunding industry on multiple levels from his base in Ottawa,” said Craig Asano, Executive Director of NCFA Canada

Shahab Khan, Startup Canada Entrepreneurship Advisor

Shahab Khan has completed a tremendous amount of work in the innovation and entrepreneurship arenas through CANARIE, Newbridge Networks, Bell Canada and at Innovapost as well as been a key driver of Bell Canada's Innovation Centre program which involved many partners (including Terry Matthew’s and his Wesley Clover group of companies).   He has conducted workshops and speaking engagements as well as provided strategic and implementation expertise to venture capital organizations, consulting firms, federal departments, crown corporations, startups, and incubators. He is a Mentor at Invest Ottawa and Incubes and an Advisory Board Member of the Canadian eCommerce Challenge.

"Crowdfunding is a great method to build a customer base, get feedback on the product and provides a targeted marketing channel." -- Shahab Khan

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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 Us | Support Canadian Crowdfunding or contact us at casano@ncfacanada.org.

Source: NCFA 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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