Brock Murray Joins National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Board


NCFA Canada  |  Posted on April 18, 2013

Joi Media and Katipult

CEO of Joi Media, makers of Katipult, brings perspective of Canadian crowdfunding platform to voice of the crowdfunding industry in Canada

TORONTO, ON and Calgary, AB April 18, 2013 – The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) today announced that Brock Murray, CEO of Joi Media, makers of the Katipult white label crowdfunding software, has joined the Association’s board of directors.

Brock is the Chief Executive Officer of JOI Media, an award-winning software development firm based in Calgary providing enterprise software solutions and related services across the private, public and social sectors.   JOI Media has been an active participant in the crowdfunding space since 2009 and has developed Katipult, a leading proprietary Crowdfunding platform for both small and large enterprises and nonprofit organizations seeking an out-of-the-box solution, amongst its product offerings.

Craig Asano, Executive Director of NCFA Canada said, “We’re very pleased to welcome Brock to the board of directors and JOI Media/Katipult to the association.  Katipult is a leading provider of out-of-the-box and customized crowdfunding software solutions in Canada.  They bring a tremendous amount of marketing and technology expertise to the table and will no doubt provide valuable insights and input as we collectively grow a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada”.

Brock Murray, CEO of Joi Media said, “We recognize the strategic value and future opportunities that NCFA Canada is working hard to provide for members and participants in the emerging crowdfunding industry.  We are pleased to support NCFA Canada, Canada’s national crowdfunding hub, and have committed a platinum level of sponsorship to assist the organization financially as it continues to grow and develop Canada’s crowdfunding landscape on all fronts.  As founding sponsors, we look forward to participating as leaders in the industry and rolling out a series of educational and awareness programming and networking event opportunities”.

About the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a newly formed cross-Canada non-profit with the mandate to be inclusive in providing education, advocacy and awareness in the emerging crowdfunding industry.  NCFA Canada is community-based, membership-driven entity that was formed at a grass-roots level to fill a national need in the market place.  Members are industry stakeholders (portals, experts, service providers, and enablers), small businesses and entrepreneurs using crowdfunding to fund their initiatives, and investors seeking to learn more and connect with a dynamic and growing crowd.  For more information please visit

About Katipult

A product of JOI Media, Katipult is the leading software solution for enterprises and nonprofits in need of an out-of-the-box Crowdfunding platform.   Katipult is a robust, secure and scalable crowdfunding software that can be tailored to suit all crowdfunding needs.  This white label solution supports all crowdfunding frameworks including donation, reward, and equity-based crowfunding.    Chose Katipult crowdfunding software to (1) save significantly on the upfront costs and time of in-house development; (2) eliminate the risks of vendor/project management; and (3) receive a flexible service agreement that covers A-Z.  For more information, please visit

About JOI Media

JOI Media is an award-winning software development firm.  We specialize in enterprise software for optimizing day-to-day operations, streamlining decision-making and driving profitability. In addition to our proprietary software products, JOI also provides custom software development services.  Headquartered in Calgary, Canada with locations across three continents, JOI Media is a global leader in enterprise software and software related services.  We work with incredible organizations across the private, public and social sectors.  For more information, please visit

Source:  National Crowdfunding Association of Canada
For more information please contact:

Media Contact
Craig Asano
NCFA Canada
Executive Director
p. (416) 618-0254

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