Crowdfunding Prezi: Igniting Entrepreneurship in Canada!


NCFA Canada (Become a member today, About Us) | Craig Asano | July 18, 2014

Entering crowdfunding zone

It was a pleasure for Craig Asano, Founder and Executive Director of NCFA Canada, to participate in a partner crowdfunding event hosted by the British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce in partnership with the Swedish Canadian Chamber, Canada-Finland Chamber, Danish Canadian Chamber held on July 17, 2014 from 8-10:30am at Miller Thompson. Also presenting at the event was Arseniy Nikulchenko, CEO/Founder, Ainova Robotics Inc. who provided a product demo of their AI engine and insights to their successful crowdfunding campaign.

More info on the event can be found here.  Also covered on the BCCTC site here

Below is the deck that covers the following:

  1. A intro to NCFA Canada
  2. Crowdfunding 101:
  • The Movement
  • The Psychology
  • The Potential
  • Global Crowdfunding Markets
  • Canadian Perspective
  • Proposed Equity Crowdfunding Exemptions

Event Pic:

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