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Last Revised: January 31, 2019
This is an ever evolving and growing directory of active (or beta) online financial technology platforms and service providers in Canada including sectors such as blockchain, crowdfunding, alternative finance, real estate, P2P lending, regtech, insurtech, aggregators, consultants and ecosystems. To request to be listed in the directory you need to be a member of NCFA and also email us directly with your request at casano@ncfacanada.org and we'll do our best to make updates periodically. To become a member of NCFA please click here.

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TypeNameDescriptionBaseURL
Service ProviderAccesswireFlat Fee News DistributionUSSite
PortalArt Market CanadaCreative and Artistic ProjectsONSite
PortalArtsFunding.caCrowdfunding for the ArtsONSite
PortalATB BoostRCrowdfunding for local businesses in AlbertaABSite
Service ProviderBennett Milner Williams ConsultingCrowdfunding consultantABSite
Lending PortalBorrowellLoans for responsible CanadiansONSite
Equity PortalBrixReal Estate Equity crowdfunding ONSite
Service ProviderCanadian Media FundCanadian Crowdfunding ResourcesONSite
PortalChimpCanadian CharitiesBCSite
Service ProviderCoinPaymentsIntegrated payment gateway for cryptocurrencies and ICO marketplaceBCSite
Service ProviderCommercial PassportBlockchain Document Custody KYCQCSite
Equity PortalConsiderFunding.comEquity Crowdfunding PlatformBCSite
PortalCookiee JarGeneral Purpose Awareness and FundraiserONSite
Royalty PortalCorlRevenue based financing for tech startups and companiesQCSite
PortalCrowd AmplifyMulti-purpose platform aimed at users inexperienced with crowdfundingNBSite
Service ProviderCrowdfund BeatCrowdfunding news and info (Canadian edition)ONSite
Service ProviderCrowdfund SuiteCrowdfunding Management + ConsultingBCSite
PortalCrowdfundfusionCrowdfunding aggregatorMBSite
Service ProviderCrowdfunding DojoDirect marketing techniques for reward based campaignsONSite
PortalCrowdfunding.caGeneral Crowdfunding (WIP)SKSite
Service ProviderCrowdfundingADRDispute Resolution Services (North America - office in LA)ONSite
Service ProviderCrowdFundOffice.comInvestor Services, Accounting and ComplianceONSite
PortalCrowdhelpsCrowdfunding campaigns to help womenONSite
Equity PortalCrowdmatrixEquity Crowdfunding PlatformONSite
Service ProviderCrowdrating.caCrowdsourced ratingsQCSite
PortalCrowdSurferGeneralABSite
Service ProviderCurexeSend and Receive Funds GloballyONSite
Service ProviderDonorhutWhite label fundraising software for charities and non-profitsMBSite
Service ProviderEquibit GroupBlockchain solutions for the securities industryONSite
PortalFan.siSubscription-based crowdfunding for musicians and fansONSite
PortalFANPUSHMusic & EntertainmentBCSite
Service ProviderFinTech Growth SyndicateBusiness AcceleratorONSite
PortalFlipgiveCrowdfunding for non-profits through product sales & donationsONSite
Equity PortalForegrowthInstitutional Quality InvestmentsONSite
Equity PortalFrontFundrOnline Investment PlatformBCSite
Service ProviderFundicaCrowdsourced access to grants, tax credits, loans and equity fundingQCSite
Equity PortalFundingNomadCrowdfunding for Entertainment, Media and Real Estate InvestmentONSite
PortalFundoCrowdfundingQCSite
PortalFundRazrRewards and cause based crowdfundingBCSite
Lending PortalFundThroughSmall Business LoansONSite
PortalFutureFunder.caCarleton UniversityONSite
PortalGiveffectCrowdfunding for CharitiesONSite
Service ProviderGlobal Blockchain TechnologiesPublic Investment fund focused on blockchainONSite
Equity PortalGotrooEquity Crowdfunding PlatformQCSite
Service ProviderGrowDigital Banking Solutions for Financial InstitutionsBCSite
PortalHaricotGeneral purposeQCSite
PortalHeroXCrowdsourcing global solutions and crowdfunding incentive prizesBCSite
Equity PortalHomeboundInvest in Crowdfunded Real Estate Properties (beta)ONSite
Service ProviderIgnitionDeckWordpress Crowdfunding PluginABSite
Service ProviderIntegral TransferShare Transfer AgencyONSite
PortalInvest Local BCCommunity Futures Stuart NechakoBCSite
Equity PortalInvestXPrivate equity for every investorBCSite
Service ProviderKatipultWhite Label Crowdfunding SoftwareABSite
Service ProviderKreativ ThotzConcept development to retail market servicesONSite
PortalLa RucheProjects impacting Quebec City and surrounding areasQCSite
PortalLabfundrCrowdfunding for ScienceNSSite
PortalLaunchopolisFull service crowd ventureONSite
Lending PortalLendifiedSmall Business LoansONSite
Lending PortalLending LoopOnline Lending MarketplaceONSite
Lending PortalLendMartSmall business lending options serviceQCSite
PortalLendpoolCrowdfunding for projectsONSite
PortalLuevoCrowdfunding FashionONSite
PortalMake a ChampAthletes and Sporting OrganizationsQCSite
PortalMake Giving HappenCrowdfunding platform that is customizable to your brand and goalsONSite
Service ProviderMatterealizeProduct Design ConsultancyABSite
PortalMeatme.caFarm to table crowdfundingBCSite
Service ProviderMLG Blockchain ConsultingGlobal blockchain development and consulting firmONSite
PortalMy Class NeedsCanadian Classrooms K-12ONSite
Equity PortalNexusCrowdAccredited Investor CrowdfundingONSite
Service ProviderNiko / Nikola Tesla UniteNiko Coin EcosystemONSite
Equity PortalOpen AvenueReal Estate CrowdfundingONSite
PortalOpportunity International CanadaFunding individuals, groups and businesses that work to end povertyONSite
Equity PortalOptimize Capital MarketsPrivate placement for Accredited Investors and InstitutionsONSite
Service ProviderPegasus FintechICO Advisory ServicesONSite
PortalPicaticTicketing and Event ManagementONSite
Equity PortalPolymath NetworkBlockchain Securities (beta)ONSite
Lending PortalProgressaConsumer loans - helping Canadians build creditBCSite
PortalProject Her INCCrowdfunding for women entrepreneur owned & led businessesBCSite
PortalProjexityUrban Change ProjectsONSite
PortalPursuitCanadian AthletesNSSite
Equity PortalR2Online marketplace for Real Estate Debt/Equity Capital and InvestmentsONSite
Equity PortalRealStarterReal Estate Equity CrowdfundingQCSite
Service ProviderREMITRInternational Money Transfers for BusinessONSite
PortalRocketSecurity Token CrowdfundingBCSite
Service ProviderSeeding FactoryCrowdfunding Consulting and ManagementQCSite
PortalSeeds of ChangeMcGill University ProjectsONSite
Service ProviderSeedUps CanadaFundraising servicesABSite
PortalShareSpringCommunity Fundraising BCSite
PortalSmallchangefundGrassroots community projectsONSite
Service ProviderSmarter.loansLoan Directory for Any type of Loan or FinancingONSite
Equity PortalSVXSocial Venture Exchange for Impact Ventures, Funds and InvestorsONSite
PortalThe Funding PortalAccess to government grants, tax credits, accredited investors and private capitalONSite
Service ProviderThrinaciaDonation/reward-based White Label PlatformsBCSite
PortalTilt CanadaGroup paymentsONSite
Service ProviderTODA.NetworkFoundational Layer for Decentralized NetworksUSSite
Equity PortalTokenFunderBlockchain Crowdfunding. Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) *BetaONSite
Service ProviderTouchstone ServicesCrowdfunding Back officeONSite
PortalTrackieProfileCrowdfunding for track and field athletesONSite
Service ProviderTravelCoin FoundationTransforming the Travel IndustryUKSite
Service ProviderTravis SouthinCrowdfunding ResearchONSite
PortalTrend TrunkCreative crowdfunding for non-profits & charitiesONSite
PortalTruth North StrongNorthern Credit Union CommunitiesONSite
PortalUNU FundGeneral PurposeONSite
PortalUSEEDFor groups/organizations and programs at University of AlbertaABSite
Service ProviderVanbexGlobally recognized Blockchain consulting and expertiseBCSite
Lending PortalVaultCircleDigital Lending Investment Platform for Accredited InvestorsONSite
Equity PortalVestedEquity crowdfunding for startupsBCSite
PortalYoyomoloSocial fundraising platformQCSite

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Chainanalysis | Clark Flynt-Barr | Sep 27, 2022 Recently, the White House released the first-ever comprehensive framework for the responsible development of digital assets. This follows President Biden’s March 2022 Executive Order (EO) that outlined a series of policy objectives for the U.S. with respect to digital assets and called for the development of the framework and necessary inter-agency coordination.  In total, the framework included a series of reports, legislative proposals, future frameworks, and commitments for future reports.  The reports that have been released thus far: How To Strengthen International Law Enforcement Cooperation For Detecting, Investigating, And Prosecuting Criminal Activity Related To Digital Assets Climate and Energy Implications of Crypto-Assets in the United States The Future of Money and Payments Action Plan to Address Illicit Financing Risks of Digital Assets Crypto-Assets: Implications for Consumers, Investors, and Businesses The Role of Law Enforcement in Detecting, Investigating, And Prosecuting Criminal Activity Related to Digital Assets  Responsible Advancement of U.S. Competitiveness in Digital Assets Illicit Financing Government agencies are increasingly building their capacity to investigate and prosecute crimes involving the illicit use of cryptocurrency Public-private partnerships are key to success in this space There are still a number of challenges that investigators and ...
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Coindesk | Aoyon Ashraf  | Sep 28, 2022 SWIFT, the interbank messaging system that allows for cross-border payments, is working with Chainlink, a provider of price feeds and other data to blockchains, on a cross-chain interoperability protocol (CCIP) in an initial proof-of-concept. CCIP will enable SWIFT messages to instruct on-chain token transfers, helping the interbank network to be able to communicate across all blockchain environments. The partnership between Chainlink and SWIFT in cross-chain interoperability will help bridge the gap between traditional and digital assets for TradFi institutions, he added. Chainlink's native token is LINK. This will help accelerate the adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) blockchains and benefit various institutions across capital markets, Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov said at the SmartCon 2022 conference in New York City on Wednesday. See:  SWIFT to trial trade finance anti-fraud blockchain MonetaGo SWIFT’s Strategy Director Jonathan Ehrenfeld Solé: One of the reasons working with Chainlink on CCIP has been successful is that there is “undeniable interest” in crypto from institutional investors. Traditional finance (TradFi) players want access to various digital and traditional assets on one network that can connect different types of asset classes. Continue to the full article --> here The National Crowdfunding ...
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Guest Post | Sep 30, 2022 If you've ever wondered what administrative tasks you must do while moving workplaces, continue reading. Moving offices is commonplace among businesses nowadays. You may be migrating owing to the escalating expenses of your present registered office or because your firm intends to combine its operations and relocate to a different nation. Regardless of the cause, you must modify your company's registered office address. Additionally, if you need assistance with commercial register UK, Fintech Harbor Consulting could help you with it. What does a registered office address mean? A registered office address is a location where a company receives official mail from Companies House and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). It acts as a conduit of communication between the corporation and government entities. Section 86 of the UK Companies Act stipulates that every business in the UK must have a registered office. It must be an actual address, not a post office box. However, you may use a P.O. Box provided you include the whole street address and postcode of the actual building. What happens if you relocate your company to a different region of the United Kingdom? This is crucial. The registered office must ...
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Guest Post | Sep 29, 2022 Being simple is often a good thing in a world full of complexity and technical breakthroughs beyond your wildest dreams. Just for that, there is a framework called Vue.js. Applications built using Vue.js may start modest and grow into something greater, but those built with another framework would default to complexity. Keep reading to learn more about Vue.js and its operation. VueJS: What Is It? A progressive framework for creating user interfaces is called VueJS, or just Vue (UI). In contrast to previous monolithic frameworks, Vue is constructed using just the simplest lines of code to maximize performance. Only the display layer is the subject of its library, making it easy to approach and incorporate into other systems. Additionally, it can create single-page applications (websites consisting of only one page), which enable connection with a variety of contemporary technologies like Laravel, or, best of all, hire Vue js developer to make things easier. User interfaces like React (used by Facebook), Angular (supported by Google), Ember, etc. are built with Vue.js. Vue.js, on the other hand, renders quickly and uses little memory. What Is the Purpose of Vue.js? Vue.js was created primarily to create one-page ...
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NACO | Sep 28, 2022 This year's report analyzes Canadian angel investment totaling $262.1 million, a record recovery from 2020’s pandemic low of $102.9 million. For the first time in our history, we’re leveraging our international platform to spotlight the achievements of 27 women trailblazers. These leaders are at the forefront of Canada’s innovation economy. Together, we are working to transform inertia into action, barriers into opportunities and gaps into indicators of how much more is possible. This year‘s report is an in-depth, data-driven analysis that highlights persistent regional inequities. This is not just academic. It is a lived, day-to-day experience for Canada’s entrepreneurs. This is especially true for those that face systemic barriers and limited local pathways to mentorship and funding networks. In these uncertain times, the economic and social imperative to take bold action cannot be overstated. See:  OSC Publishes 2022 Investment Funds Survey Results Data However, change is coming. In communities across the country, innovation leaders are putting in place the building blocks needed to support entrepreneurs within emerging provincial and territorial ecosystems. Together we are creating a more collaborative, nationally accessible entrepreneurial economy. As NACO celebrates its 20th anniversary, we strive to build a future that ...
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Guest Post | Sep 28, 2022 Users dealing with cryptocurrencies use these assets to earn money. They often exchange one type of digital coin for another or for fiat money. To be profitable they need to exchange crypto assets quickly and at good exchange rates to receive maximum benefit from the value of their assets whose price is constantly changing and can vary widely.  The good news is that today it is easy to exchange currencies at good rates 0.065 ETH to USD. Electronic exchangers help holders of digital assets with this. Most users prefer to use online exchangers than actual crypto exchanges or P2P sites because their services are much more convenient, simpler, and profitable (lower fees). The main thing is to find a reliable service provider who will: offer good exchange rates; and guarantee the transaction’s security Note that problems will not arise if you are properly informed how the transaction works and approach each digital asset exchange with responsibility. When to change cryptocurrency If you want to organize a profitable trade, do not rush to conclude a deal. Pay attention to changes in the cryptocurrency rates by studying the charts and graphs. It is no secret that ...
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OSC | Sep 14, 2022 The Investment Fund Survey (IFS) is an annual survey sent to more than 400 investment fund managers (IFMs) registered in Ontario to collect data on approximately 5,700 prospectus-qualified and exempt investment funds with at least $10 million in net assets. The collection of such data will allow for more comprehensive oversight of the Canadian investment fund industry and delivers on the OSC’s mandate of contributing to the stability of the financial system. See:  Why Data is the Lifeblood of a Modern Regulator Each year the annual data from the IFS is shared by: providing aggregated survey data as a downloadable CSV file on a no-names basis, and publishing charts that allow stakeholders to see certain insights from the data. This data is shared to promote greater transparency, in a manner that protects IFM confidentiality. This information will be updated annually as new data is received from IFMs. Aggregated IFS data  (CSV) Summary IFS charts  (PDF) Read more about the IFS to understand why and how it is conducted. Continue to the full article --> here The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking ...
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Guest Post | Sep 28, 2022 The year is 2022, and nothing is impossible. People are slowly shifting from regular paper currency to digital one, which is quite a revolutionary idea. It has made things easier and processes faster. Cryptocurrency has now entered every segment of human life. A few years ago, no one could have imagined buying the citizenship of a country through cryptocurrency. However, now it’s totally possible. Some countries across the globe allow you to buy citizenship by investing in real estate through cryptocurrency. One prominent example is that of El Salvador. It has started accepting crypto payments in almost all of its business processes. However, getting citizenship simply by investing in real estate through cryptocurrencies is a bit tough for other countries. Instead, the investor has to sell off his cryptos and then use this money to be a part of the citizenship by investment (CBI) program. Simply put, the money is transferred to the bank account, which proves its legality. Once all this is done, the investor can get his hands on the second passport. However, as it is a new concept, buying citizenship through cryptocurrency may get a little complicated. There could be lots ...
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FP | Kevin Orland | Sep 21, 2022 Royal Bank of Canada is merging its RBC Ventures partnership group with its RBCx technology banking and innovation arm in a bid to capture more business from entrepreneurs at all stages of their startups’ growth. Sid Paquette, who has led both RBCx and Ventures since April, will head the combined business, the Toronto-based bank said in a statement Wednesday. The new RBCx will remain part of Royal Bank’s personal and commercial banking business, headed by Neil McLaughlin. The merger creates a single entity that can provide startups with everything from banking services and assistance from a group of specialists and technologists who can help them scale their businesses to access to capital including venture investments and even outright acquisitions. See:  Plaid Officially Opens it’s Canadian Office and Announces RBC Data Sharing Agreement RBC Research: Preparing for Hyperdrive – Themes that will define our new future RBCx has about 4,000 technology clients across Canada, and RBC Ventures has supported startups including the Dr.Bill medical-billing software, the Ownr business-launching service and the Mydoh money-management app for kids. “This is really the first time that these sorts of skills have been integrated into one practice,” ...
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Guest Post | Sep 28, 2022 Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR and VR, respectively) have transformed several industries since their expansion in the last decade. As companies like Oculus VR, Nvidia and Snap democratized the technologies for private and small-business use, industries found several unique uses for the emerging tech. In retail, companies use AR to help consumers pick furniture, try on outfits before purchasing and test different house paint colours. Hospitality chains have leveraged VR to offer guests a detailed showcase of their luxury rooms and amenities. And the medical industry is currently utilizing AR and VR to train students and professionals without human subjects. With seemingly limitless possibilities, it’s no wonder the emerging technologies are currently disrupting the real estate industry. As real estate thought leader Regan McGee explains, “Anytime you bring innovative technology to the table that can make the process easier, it will be viewed as disruptive.” He explained in his interview with Superb Crew that “Incidentally, technological advancements are beginning to gain real traction in a stalwart industry that was initially skeptical.” How are AR and VR gaining traction in the traditionally low-tech industry? This article explores a few roles these immersive tools play ...
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