The University of Cambridge Launches Europe Wide Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey: Twelve Major Industry Associations and EY Collaborate
November 25th, 2014
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.
Originally from Vancouver, Sunny Shao is a recent MBA graduate from the Schulich School of Business at York University, specializing in Entrepreneurial Studies. She is now working as an independent consultant while also developing her own startup.
Prior to returning to complete her MBA, Sunny worked as a strategic marketing and communications professional in the manufacturing and financial services industries. Throughout her experience at an independent investment dealer headquartered in Vancouver, she gained a solid understanding of the Canadian capital markets and the securities regulatory environment.
Sunny was also the President of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club at Schulich, whose mission is to provide a platform for Schulich students to develop the skills, network, and experience needed to create and grow their entrepreneurial ventures.
She has been following the crowdfunding movement since 2010 and sees a lot of potential for merging business, philanthropy and the arts through this growing trend.