Event Toronto (Sept 5, 2013): Crowdfunding for Beginners


NCFA Canada | NCFA Canada Ambassador | August 19, 2013


Join Craig Asano (Executive Director of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada) and James Cooper (NCFA Canada Ambassador, film director and author) in this beginner's guide to crowdfunding. Find out what it takes to prepare and launch a successful campaign. This session is great for anyone looking to gain a fuller understanding of what it means to be in the trenches of your own funding campaign.

This seminar is free. To register, call the North York Central Library at 416-395-5613.



Date: Thursday Sept 5, 2013

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where: North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON



Craig Asano, Founder and Executive Director of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada), is an entrepreneur and world traveler with great perspective – who understands the importance of crowdfunding and what this innovation can do for the economy of Canada. The NCFA was formed as a non-profit with the mandate to provide education, advocacy and to foster the growing crowdfunding industry.


 jamescooper-ncfaJames Cooper is film director, author, and a NCFA Canada Crowdfunding Ambassador. James directed the short film Elijah the Prophet, starring Art Hindle & Melanie Nicholls-King, after successfully crowd funding $21,006 for the film’s budget on Kickstarter. He also authored the ebook Kickstarter for Filmmakers, drawing on his experiences funding Elijah the Prophet. You can learn more about James and his work at www.kickstarterforfilmmakers.com or www.james-cooper.ca.


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 eBrochure | Prezi or contact us at casano@ncfacanada.org.