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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

NCFA Jan 2018 resize - Canadian Fintech & Funding Directory The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking and funding opportunities and services to thousands of community members and works closely with industry, government, partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative fintech and funding industry in Canada. Decentralized and distributed, NCFA is engaged with global stakeholders and helps incubate projects and investment in fintech, alternative finance, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer finance, payments, digital assets and tokens, blockchain, cryptocurrency, regtech, and insurtech sectors. Join Canada's Fintech & Funding Community today FREE! Or become a contributing member and get perks. For more information, please visit: www.ncfacanada.org

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Guest Post | Jun 24, 2022 The modern market for currencies is extremely divergent, largely thanks to the presence of cryptocurrencies. Since 2009, when Bitcoin was established, there have been many formats created. The current number of tokens exceeds eighteen thousand varietals. The mining process employs computational resources to validate fresh transactions and record information on digital ledgers to boost the crypto development. You can find even more information on this subject, as well as all for miners, on the Hiveon.com website. What is mining cryptocurrency? Stay tuned to check it out in more detail. Onwards! How Does Mining Work? The key feature of mining crypto is that you don’t invest in this currency to actually get it. It functions as a so-called exchange of your computational resources in order to receive verified blocks and get a token reward in the end. The mining market is highly competitive, which increases the pressure on a miner. Back in the Bitcoin era beginning, users could produce fifty BTC per block. Nowadays, this figure is 6.25 BTC per block. Why Is Mining Important? The value of mining doesn’t limit to increasing the crypto assets only. This process also makes the blockchain more secure ...
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Protocol | Benjamin Pimental | Jun 17, 2022 It’s been a rough week for Brex co-CEO Henrique Dubugras as he dealt with the fallout from a business fumble. Brex had sent emails to tens of thousands of small businesses, telling them that the financial services company would no longer be able to serve their needs. After expanding its business from tech startups to traditional small businesses, including mom-and-pop shops, Brex had decided to pull back to its original core customers sparking harsh criticisms online. “This Brex account closure sucks,” one Twitter post read. See:  Q2’22 Private Market Global Venture Funding – Is the Party Over? What prompted this decision? There are tens of thousands of startups in the U.S. versus tens of millions of small businesses. The scale that that took was very, very big. We thought it was going to be fine; we'll just invest more to give them exceptional service. At the same time, there was another effect that was happening. Our core customers, the startups, they were starting to grow. As they grew, they started having all these new needs. They’re like, “Look, we need you to solve these new needs that I have around spend management ...
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TechCrunch | Aisha Malik | Jun 22, 2022 eBay announced today that it’s acquiring Manchester-based NFT marketplace KnownOrigin. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. eBay says the companies have signed and closed the deal as of June 22nd. KnownOrigin was founded in 2018 by Andy Gray, David Moore and James Morgan. All three co-founders are joining eBay. The platform enables artists and collectors to create, buy and resell NFTs. eBay say it’s acquiring the entire company, including IP and the team.  The acquisition comes a month after eBay launched its first collection of NFTs in partnership with web3 platform OneOf. The company’s new “Genesis” NFT Collection will feature 3D and animated interpretations of the iconic athletes featured on Sports Illustrated covers over the years. eBay says the surge in the collectibles market led to its first collaboration in the NFT space. See:  EBay Scores NFT business with an assist from hockey legend Wayne Gretzky eBay CEO Jamie Iannone: eBay is the first stop for people across the globe who are searching for that perfect, hard-to-find, or unique addition to their collection and, with this acquisition, we will remain a leading site as our community is increasingly adding digital ...
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Bitvo | Tristram Waye | Jun 23, 2022 Right now, crypto is in transition, and this is the perfect time to be reflecting on what the next big thing might be. And as traders and players in the space, thinking about what’s ahead is the key to identifying that next big thing. Which reminded me of Andy Kessler. He was an old Wall Street maven and fund manager. In one of his books, he had a story about meeting a Swiss investor on a plane. That discussion over a five-hour flight led to a series of deep dives into innovation history. So I grabbed Kessler’s Wall Street Meat off the shelf to refresh my memory. Whoops. Wrong book. It’s great, but the one I want is Kessler’s Running Money. In Running Money, Kessler shows us how he developed an investment thesis while managing a hedge fund. And he tells us in great detail how he figures out what the next big thing might be. See:  Crypto Pragmatist: Checkout these free crypto (trading) tools He does this by exploring the evolution of other innovation periods and the key insights he gets from them. And as a bonus, he’s doing this during ...
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U.Today | Arman Shirinyan | Jun 21, 2022 A global Bitcoin self-mining company, Bitfarms based in Canada, is now "adjusting its HODL strategy" according to the press release to add more liquidity and strengthen its balance sheet. Reportedly, the company has sold 3,000 BTC for approximately $62 million at the average price of $20,600. The main reason behind the operation was the company's inability to provide funds to finance the equipment. See:  Justin Hartzman: Unveiling the Celsius and 3 Arrows Capital implosions After the deal was done, the company's total Bitcoin holdings remained at 3,349 Bitcoins with 14 BTC added to the balance every day. Additionally, the Canadian Bitcoin mining company will proceed to reduce the BTC-backed credit facility with Galaxy Digital LLC from $66 million to $38 million. From now on, the company will no longer HODL its assets produced daily, which means that Bitfarms will most likely create constant selling pressure on the market to provide more liquidity to its balance sheet by increasing the percentage of stablecoins or fiat currencies in their portfolio. Continue to the full article --> here The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market ...
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Justin Hartzman on Medium | Jun 22, 2022 The markets have been absolutely brutal. Over the last month, we have seen a stablecoin provider, a leading lending provider, and one of the biggest crypto hedge funds implode entirely. We have discussed Terra’s implosion in the past. Today, let’s focus on Celsius and 3 Arrows Capital (3AC). The truly remarkable thing here is that we are in entirely uncharted waters as far as crypto is concerned. We have never seen so many institutes implode at the same time. Strangely enough, I believe this could be good for the market in the long term. We will get to that later. However, first a quick intro. What are Celsius and 3AC? So let’s start with Celsius. Founded in 2018, Celsius was one of the biggest lending platforms in crypto. In May 2022, they had more than $8 billion lent out to clients and $12 billion in assets under management. What made them truly attractive was the incredible APR they offered on collateral. Celsius has been using client funds on various DeFi protocols like Lido, Curve, and — wait for it — Terra’s Anchor Protocol — to generate this yield. On-chain analytics platform Nansen ...
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Ripple | Jun 22, 2022 Driving Crypto Innovation Through Top Engineering Talent in Canada Today we announced the opening of our new office in Toronto that will serve as a key engineering hub. The new office will be our first in Canada, supporting our continued growth in North America and beyond. We plan to initially hire 50 engineers in Toronto with the goal to expand to hundreds of blockchain software engineers including applied machine learning scientists, data scientists, and product managers. Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple: Crypto and blockchain present an incredible opportunity for engineers to tackle difficult problems, with the potential for these solutions to impact the movement of value around the world. See:  Ripple is buying back shares from investors (at a 50% profit in 2 years) While others in the industry have announced layoffs and hiring freezes, our key priority remains bringing on world class talent that will help us innovate and serve our customers for years to come. In the past year alone, we’ve opened new offices in key cities including Miami and Dublin and plan to hire hundreds of people globally in 2022. The opening of the Toronto office further solidifies our commitment to a ...
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Liquid Avatar Technologies | Release | Jun 21, 2022 TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / June 21, 2022 / Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:LQID)(OTCQB:LQAVF)(FRA:4T51), a global blockchain and FinTech solutions company focused on digital identity, integrated avatars, and the Metaverse, is proud to announce that it has launched its updated feature-rich Self Sovereign Identity App, Liquid Avatar, allowing individuals and applicable entities to manage and control the use of their own age and other personal identifiable information, where appropriate, identity, affiliations and other information and personalized data digitally in a safe and secure platform based on open standards. See:  How to protect your digital identity? The Liquid Avatar Mobile App is part of Liquid Avatar Technologies' verifiable credentials ecosystem ("LAVCE"), which includes technology to support, Holders of credentials (individuals and entities), Issuers of credentials (governments, educational & financial institutions, workplaces, gaming platforms and Metaverses), and Verifiers of credentials (payment processors, commercial businesses, venue operators and online merchants and websites). The Liquid Avatar Mobile App is available on the Apple AppStore and Google Play. New Features: Encrypted Messaging Machine Readable Governance LQID Card - available in the US shortly, with wait list currently available Smart Age Bank grade reusable identity credentials for ...
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Quartz | Tiffany Ap | Jun 16, 2022 Over the next few decades, around $30 trillion in wealth is expected to be passed down from Baby Boomers to millennials.  A survey from Capgemini Research Institute found that they’re going to be pickier customers for wealth management firms than their parents and grandparents. Surveyed nearly 3,000 high net worth individuals (HNWI), defined as people with investable assets of $1 million or more and found that millennials coming into wealth are far more price-sensitive than the previous generation, especially in a bear market. A majority of them are switching advisors to find a better fit compared to what may have worked for older investors. Millennials prefer a hybrid model for advisory services and information. The pandemic caused HNWIs to reduce dependency on wealth managers and become more actively involved in investing, spurring demand for self-directed tools. See:  5 Drivers Behind the Sustainable Investing Shift The millennial “freemium” mindset” that has developed over the last 10 years is another factor. Younger HNWIs are less willing to pay for straightforward access because they expect that for free in exchange for data or deposits. About half of millennials surveyed said they had changed their primary ...
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OSC Release | Jun 7, 2022 TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today published a Statement of Allegations against Mek Global Limited, incorporated in the Republic of Seychelles, and PhoenixFin Pte. Ltd., incorporated in Singapore, (collectively, KuCoin) for failing to comply with Ontario securities law. KuCoin is operating an unregistered crypto asset trading platform, encouraging Ontarians to use the platform, and allowing Ontario residents to trade crypto asset products that are securities and derivatives. On March 29, 2021, the OSC warned crypto asset trading platforms that offer trading in derivatives or securities in Ontario that they must contact OSC staff or face potential regulatory action. Platforms were given until April 19, 2021 to discuss how to bring their operations as a dealer or marketplace into compliance. Additionally, the OSC stated that platforms that allow access to Ontarians are regarded by the OSC as operating in Ontario for the purposes of securities regulation. Despite this warning, KuCoin did not contact the OSC. See:  Alberta-based Binance Canada expects to return to Ontario by 2024 Staff will continue to take action against non-compliant crypto asset trading platforms and are in contact with international securities regulators to exchange information to support enforcement action ...
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