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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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CNBC | Jordan Novet | Jan 31, 2023 Artificial intelligence research startup OpenAI on Tuesday introduced a tool that's designed to figure out if text is human-generated or written by a computer. Schools were quick to limit ChatGPT's use over concerns the software could hurt learning.  Sam Altman, OpenAI's CEO, said education has changed in the past after technology such as calculators has emerged, but he also said there could be ways for the company to help teachers spot text written by AI. Working on solution: OpenAI's new tool can make mistakes and is a work in progress, company employees Jan Hendrik Kirchner, Lama Ahmad, Scott Aaronson and Jan Leike wrote in a blog post, noting that OpenAI would like feedback on the classifier from parents and teachers. Far from perfect: "In our evaluations on a 'challenge set' of English texts, our classifier correctly identifies 26% of AI-written text (true positives) as 'likely AI-written,' while incorrectly labeling human-written text as AI-written 9% of the time (false positives)," the OpenAI employees wrote. Our work on the detection of AI-generated text will continue, and we hope to share improved methods in the future See:  How AI Is Disrupting The Web Development Industry ...
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Variety | Todd Spangler | Jan 31, 2023 William Shatner fans bought up all the shares in the actor’s forthcoming feature-length documentary “You Can Call Me Bill” in less than a week — shelling out nearly $790,000 and topping the film’s crowdfunding goal. Legion M’s equity crowdfunding round for the Shatner documentary, exploring the life and career of the beloved 91-year-old actor, as of Monday had sold out from reservation holders before the company opened the offering to the public. Within four days, the project raised $789,655 from 1,338 investors. Distribution: The documentary has a production budget of $565,101, according to Legion M’s listing. After “You Can Call Me Bill” deducts expenses to third parties for accounting, legal, marketing and administrative fees, 100% of any revenue generated will be distributed proportionally to the film’s investors until they have recouped their initial investment. Any additional net revenue after that will be split, with 33% going to shareholders and 67% distributed to the producers of the film. With the Shatner doc, fans were able to invest directly in the Shatner documentary for a minimum of $100, subject to certain SEC restrictions, and they will recoup their money before any profits are shared ...
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VoPay | Release | Feb 1, 2023 Leading provider of embedded financial technology solutions, VoPay, today announced the launch of VoPay 360. VoPay 360 bridges the gap between accounting software and the payment platform in one centralized platform. Built on VoPay's industry-leading API, VoPay 360 will become the "operating system" for all transaction data going in and out of a business, revolutionizing how companies handle their financial transactions. Problem: As businesses often use multiple systems to manage their Accounts Payments and Accounts Receivable processes, they must often allocate additional resources to their operations, relying heavily on manual labour, resulting in an increased risk of error. In fact, the average time to process a single manual paper-based transaction is 8 minutes, with costs $3 more than an electronic transaction. Business customers are increasingly seeking integrated solutions to solve complex money movement problems, as manual and paper-intensive methods cannot keep up with modern enterprises' needs. See:  Payment Trends: Opportunities and Risks Shaping 2023 Key benefits: Integration: Allows VoPay customers to connect VoPay to their accounting system Centralization: Brings in open invoices and bills from the accounting system to VoPay Efficiency: Eliminates the manual processes of financial data entry, freeing up staff members ...
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Guest Post | Feb 1, 2023 Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm since its entrance into mainstream awareness. This new form of money is quickly becoming a sought-after resource for individuals looking to acquire venture capital or to fund startups. The possibilities that cryptocurrency provides in the fundraising and venture capital industry are unique, adding another layer of complexity to the already intricate process, which requires careful consideration from entrepreneurs and investors alike. This is because cryptocurrencies offer several advantages over traditional fiat currencies, such as lower transaction costs, higher security, and quicker settlements. Cryptocurrencies are also becoming more widely accepted as a form of payment. Because of this, cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular in the fundraising and venture capital sectors. In fact, some startups and venture capital firms now accept and trade cryptocurrency for investment deals. What is cryptocurrency fundraising? Cryptocurrency fundraising refers to the process of raising funds for a project or venture by accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment. This type of funding has become increasingly popular in recent years as it enables companies to tap into a global pool of investors. Using cryptocurrencies to raise money is an option that works well for initiatives ...
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OECD Forum Network | James Bessen | Jan 24, 2023 For all the talk of disruptive innovation, start-ups have become less likely to displace dominant industry leaders because the new technology has become much more proprietary Large firms across many industries are hiring to build a new generation of systems to meet heterogeneous customer needs. These systems have made leading firms more dominant in their markets, suppressing the risk of disruption and slowing the growth of innovative rivals. These systems also contributed to the slowdown in productivity growth, to increased social division, and to an increasing inability of government to regulate major firms. Walmart systems manage over 100,000 items per store—far more than traditional department stores, they adjust inventory to respond quickly to changing consumer demand, and they use advanced logistics to get these items to the stores quickly and efficiently. Amazon, of course, handles an order of magnitude greater selection. Big banks use extensive consumer transaction data to tailor offers of credit card and home equity lines to individual borrowers and to target the marketing to them. Google and Facebook provide data-driven targeting of Internet advertising. Automobiles and airplanes are now built on large software systems that provide unprecedented ...
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Sifted | Molly Johnson-Jones | Jan 31, 2023 As the funding slowdown hits startups and the global economy teeters on the brink of recession, hiring decisions have never been more important. Hiring Situation: Get them right and you’ll gain talent that can crucially broaden your team’s skill set, add new perspectives and help fuel growth despite economic challenges.  Get them wrong and you could face a revolving door of employees, sinking countless hours into continuously interviewing candidates and onboarding new joiners.  How to grow your team with literally no recruitment spend....: See:  58 Must-Read Remote Work Resources | 50 Great Remote Working Resources Publish a salary band along with job description - Pay transparency is also fundamental to the fight for pay equality — something that is starting to shift in Europe. Use social media to showcase company culture - According to a 2021 survey conducted by LinkedIn, 63% of professionals say work-life balance is a top priority when picking a new job and 40% identify colleagues and culture as a top consideration.  But don’t just tell employees what working for you looks like — show them. Get employees sharing about their working environment:  There’s no better way to illustrate your working ...
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Guest Post | Jan 31, 2023 The global pandemic has left many people in dire financial straits. Therefore, most of the leading companies put themselves in the shoes of their customers and suspended debt collections, reduced or canceled interest rates, and lowered prices. However, they also need to restore and stabilize their income. Therefore, debt collection is resumed. According to what strategies to implement them and how to effectively work with debtors - read on. The best ways to collect the debt in 2023 According to the statistic, the average US household has $15,000 in credit card debt. This is a colossal amount and loads of work for financial companies. Create an information hub for customers Having complete information about each client makes it easier for company employees to work with them. These are data on payables and receivables, balances, etc. However, this data must be verified, accurate, and constantly updated. Definition of the communication channel Properly configured communication with the client allows you to create effective cooperation. You can communicate with a person using messages, calls, and e-mail. However, it is better to discuss these communication pitfalls in advance, because, with the appearance of a large number of scammers, ...
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Guest Post | Jan 30, 2023 AI is disrupting the web development industry in a number of ways, from automated code generation to predictive design and personalization. One of the most significant ways in which AI is impacting the industry is through the use of AI content detection tools. These tools are revolutionizing the way in which web developers and content creators detect, analyze and manage website content, making it faster, easier, and more cost-effective to identify the authenticity of the content. Introduction The web development industry is constantly evolving, and with the advent of AI, it is now entering a new era of automation and optimization. AI is transforming the way in which web developers create and manage websites, providing new opportunities for innovation and efficiency. In this article, we will explore how AI is disrupting the web development industry, with a focus on the use of AI content detection tools and its impact on digital content authenticity. Automated Code Generation AI is also being used to automate the code generation process, which can save web developers a significant amount of time and effort. AI-powered code generators can analyze a website's design and functionality, and then generate the necessary ...
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Capgemini | Nilesh Vaidya | Jan 30, 2023 Top Trends in Payments 2023 contains Capgemini’s perspectives on the top 10 trends for the months ahead We anticipate widespread opportunity for innovation and growth. Trends include payment providers’ customer-centricity strategies such as buy-now/pay-later and embedded finance, data-safeguarding tokenization, and sustainability protocols focused on eco-friendly payment modes. Also on the radar screen are changing industry dynamics brought on by composable architecture and payment hub modernization, among other actions. See:  Payments Canada Report: Rebound & Grow – Payment Methods and Trends in 2021 Included Trends BNPL momentum continues despite post-pandemic macroeconomics Embedded finance is leveraging customer data to find new use cases Global adoption of ISO 20022 opens doors to data modernization Central banks gearing up to pilot and implement CBDCs Composable architecture leads to competitive efficiencies Real time cross border payments will improve speed and volume of regional trade End-to-end ecosystems are simplifying payment moderatization Paytech innovation and partnerships seeking to revamp SMB payments Tokenization for scalable and secure payment infrastructure Eco-friendly cards, digital payments, and cloud-based payment hubs will boost sustainability Continue to the full article --> here Download the 34 page PDF --> here The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association ...
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Richard Branson's LinkedIn Newsletter | Jan 30, 2023 What advice do you have for ‘dadpreneurs’, and how do you balance being a great dad with building a great business?  People first: One of the best things about being an entrepreneur is the freedom to work in a way that is best for you.  As more people and businesses breakaway from the 9-5 mould, you should be as flexible as possible to find a routine that works for you and your family. It sets a good example as a leader, as it demonstrates that it’s OK to be human, and people should always come first. Understand yourself and values: Most founders start businesses from a place of passion. They’re motivated to want to be their own boss, to bring something to life or to solve a problem they see in the world. Being an entrepreneur is part of who they are and their own personal purpose. Having children can turn that on its head and change your outlook. Be sure to check back in with yourself, relook at your values and purpose and ensure the entrepreneurial journey is right for you. See:  How Entrepreneurs Can Manage Their Mental Health Establish limits: ...
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