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CBC Radio: Is crowdfunding begging?

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CBC Radio | Program:  Ontario Today | July 3, 2014

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About the Show:

ONTARIO TODAY is the first and only news and call-in program to link radio listeners across this huge province. Ontario Today keeps you up-to-date on the stories that affect you; and initiates a province-wide conversation where everyone feels welcome. It attracts half a million listeners a week.

Multi-millionaires raise millions. Your neighbour needs a medical treatment. Your workmate wants a cool tattoo.

A hip new way to give to causes you care about? Or the on-line version of begging?

Our guest runs the biggest crowdfunding platform in Canada, among the top ten in the world according to Forbes Magazine. Daryl Hatton, Member of the Board of Directors of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada, has raised more than $50m for 40,000 different causes through his platform Fundrazr.


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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada crowdfunding hub providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities in the rapidly evolving crowdfunding industry. NCFA Canada is a community-based, membership-driven entity that was formed at the grass roots level to fill a national need in the market place. Join our growing network of industry stakeholders, fundraisers and investors. Increase your organization’s profile and gain access to a dynamic group of industry front runners. Learn more About Us or contact us at

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