Tim McKillican, President of Open Avenue, Joins NCFA’s Ambassador Program

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About NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | Jan 15, 2015

TORONTO, ON Jan 15, 2015 – The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) today announced that Tim McKillican, Founder and President of Open Avenue, has joined the Association’s Crowdfunding Ambassadors Program.

“Tim and his partners at Open Avenue are leaders in real estate equity crowdfunding in Canada who are developing an investment platform that combines the best of real life property development experience with a dealer-broker license while enabling wide participation on an accessible online platform,” said Craig Asano, Executive Director of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada.

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.

Tim McKillican, Founder and President, Open Avenue

Tim McKillican is the Founder and President of Open Avenue, a Canadian-based real estate crowdfunding platform and registered exempt market dealer (www.openavenue.com). Open Avenue was created to provide real estate investment opportunities to all types of investors, where individuals can invest any dollar amount in commercial real estate across the country through a transparent and secure online platform.

Tim is a University of Waterloo graduate in Computer Engineering and has invested in over $30M worth of commercial real estate. He previously co-founded Level Social Inc, a social media and software development company. He has a passion for disruptive technologies and is excited to bring new real estate investments to the mass market.

"The enthusiasm from the public to invest in local projects and become a part of building their communities is astounding. We receive many inquiries from investors asking to bring forward investment projects nearby where they reside. It shows the ability for crowdfunding to not only provide solid investment opportunities, but the potential for investors to shape their communities at the same time." -- Tim McKillican, Founder and President, Open Avenue

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About Open Avenue

Open Avenue was founded to enable all types of investors the ability to invest in attractive real estate investments – without the landlord headaches. There is presently a large barrier to entry for casual investors to invest in direct real estate on their own – whether it be the time, experience or capital amounts required. Open Avenue aims to bring real estate investing to the masses where investors can invest in stable and secure real estate projects across Canada while partnering with an experienced developer to identify and manage the opportunities. Open Avenue brings real estate investment into the digital world by providing real-time reports, transparency and insight into property income and expenses, valuations and operations. We’re super excited to unveil Open Avenue to the crowd and build our community together.   For more information please visit: www.openavenue.com.

About National Crowdfunding Association of 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. For more more information please visit: www.ncfacanada.org | Canadian Crowdfunding Ambassadors.

Source: NCFA Canada, Open Avenue

For more information please contact:

Media Contacts:

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

 

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