About Us


Who We Are

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 and cryptocurrency, regtech, and insurtech sectors.  For more information, please visit:  ncfacanada.org

Membership is comprised of a network of fintech start-ups/scale-ups, entrepreneurs seeking capital and resources, investors (private, retail, angel and venture capital) and industry participants in the emerging digital economy such as licensed dealers, consultants, marketing/media/PR, and finance specialists, lawyers, accountants, and social enterprise groups working to build and advance innovative capital market models, infrastructure and financial products and services.  While membership has a Canadian focus, NCFA Canada remains open and inclusive to International members and plugs into a vast network of fintech leaders and global communities around the world to collaborate and share best practices, standards, thought leadership, education and services.

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Sponsors and Supporters

What We Do

Create a world-renowned non-profit association that fosters a dynamic, vibrant and inclusive alternative finance, fintech, blockchain, P2P and online investing and crowdfunding industry in Canada and beyond.

The NCFA Canada works to reach this destination by:

  • Researching, consulting, partnering and advocating for sensible solutions to key issues that impact industry
  • Educating businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, the public, media and regulatory bodies regarding trends, initiatives, regulations, and emerging best practices
  • Developing strategic program initiatives that impact members and their daily interactions with industry
  • Provide market and venture development services and networking opportunities to contributing members
  • Establishing a relevant and strong membership network that contributes to NCFA Canada policy and provides networking opportunities with professionals in the industry
  • Assisting members and the public in identifying and reporting fraud
  • Advocate the growth of a collaborative and dynamic alternative finance and venture funding ecosystem

Our Values and Operating Principles

  • Develop and support a vibrant and dynamic fintech industry that balances efficient capital formation and investor protection
  • Ensure membership is inclusive at all times (as opposed to exclusive)
  • Demonstrate financial responsibility and accountability to our members
  • Maintain an enthusiastic partnership between the  staff and the volunteer network
  • Consult with our Board of Directors, and other governing bodies regularly
  • Increase membership and strengthen our resource base and networks
  • Ensure effective and timely communication with members
  • Global perspective and vision while ensuring Canada remains competitive

Want to learn more?  Contact NCFA Canada and get involved today!


The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both investment and social crowdfunding, blockchain ICO, alternative finance, fintech, P2P and online investing stakeholders across the country.  NCFA Canada provides education, research, leadership, support, and networking opportunities to over 1800+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative online financing industry in Canada.  Learn more About Us or visit ncfacanada.org.