2019 Fintech & Financing Conference and Expo: FEARLESS, April 3-4, Toronto Canada











Blockchain | Cryptocurrency | Alternative Investing

Join Canada's leading financial technology and funding conference

Immerse yourself in blockchain, cryptocurrency, funding and fintech innovation through world-class education, workshops, and networking

Date:  March 5-6, 2018

Day 1:  Full day at the historic Design Exchange (234 Bay Street, Toronto)

Day 2:  Half day at Dentons Canada LLP (77 King Street West, Suite 400, Toronto)

Tickets:  $50 – $450

BLOCKCHAIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY and ALTERNATIVE INVESTING   The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) is proud to present FFCON18: VELOCITY (2018 Fintech and Funding Conference), an expanded 4th Annual of Canada’s leading financial technology and funding conference.   As Cryptocurrencies dominate the media scene, and the ICO frenzy is in full fledge can the Blockchain live up to the massive demand to deliver real life use cases and value to the customer, and can Fintech and Funding catch up with the changing landscape of the industry.

The theme is all about speed, efficiency and reducing friction: VELOCITY.  Accelerating the speed of blockchain and capital innovation, disruption, integration and adoption.   If you are a blockchain, crypto or fintech innovator, investor or a company actively raising capital or key decision maker/stakeholder in technology and capital markets innovation initiatives and programs, FFCON18 is a must attend event delivering the most comprehensive thought leadership, education, networks, investment and pitching opportunities to global participants.

If you are a fintech investor, a company actively raising capital or key decision maker/stakeholder in technology and capital markets innovation initiatives and programs, FFCON18 is a must attend event featuring immersive content, pitching, networking, workshops and meeting exchanges over 2 days.  Are you ready for the VELOCITY Blockchain speed?


Exclusive Presenting Partner:

Platinum Partners:

Diamond Partner:


Lou Kerner: Co-founder and Partner, CryptoOracle.io

Keynote: The Future of Bitcoin and Crypto


Diana Adachi: CEO, Pegasus Fintech Inc.

Keynote: Exponential Value Inherent in Blockchain and Its Transformative Potential


Anthony Diiorio: CEO & Founder Decentral & Jaxx, Co-founder Ethereum

Keynote: Can Canada Remain at the Forefront of Blockchain Globally?


Sheldon Pollack: Chairman, Ov2 Capital

Keynote Interview: Scaling Fast and Defining New Industries



Brady Fletcher: Managing Director, TSX Venture Exchange at TMX Group

Keynote Interview: Scaling Fast and Defining New Industries


Eric So: Co-Founder, Managing Director and CSO, Globalive

Keynote: The Future of Distributed Ledger Technology and Machine Learning



Brittany Whitmore, CEO and Founder, Exvera Communications Inc.

FFCON18:  VELOCITY  Master of Ceremonies


Education +  Workshops + Innovation + Prime Networking

5 Streams, 50+ Speakers, 40 Sessions, 12 Pitching, 1x1 Mentoring

 Pitching Companies at FFCON18

Twelve high-growth companies have been selected from inbound applications to pitch live at the 4th annual Fintech and Funding Conference: VELOCITY (#FFCON18). These companies will be pitching in four sessions on March 5, to be led by McCarthy Tétrault, Techstars Toronto, Launch Academy and Brightspark Ventures. Congratulations to the 12 finalists!

  1. Cinchy
  2. Coder
  3. ColliderX
  4. Distributed ID
  5. FintruX
  6. Homewise
  7. JustGotThat! Inc
  8. KickCity
  9. Neptune Dash Technologies
  10. SENSO.AI
  11. Swiggle
  12. Voleo

One winning company will be chosen from each of the four live pitching sessions at FFCON18, determined by a panel of judges and the crowd. Winning companies will receive prize packages consisting of free Lean Startup Training Programs from Launch Academy, a complementary Press Release Package for North American distribution from ACCESSWIRE, a “Front of the Line” Golden Ticket from CBC Dragon’s Den and more! These tickets will guarantee the winning companies a chance to pitch in front of the infamous dragons at any of their Season 13 upcoming auditions.

The Conference, to be held from March 5-6, 2018, attracts blockchain, crypto and fintech innovators, investors, companies actively raising capital and key decision makers/stakeholders in technology and capital markets from all over Canada and around the world. Click here to view the full program.

Cinchy is the next evolution in database technology. Tier-1 banks are already using Cinchy as a smart alternative to application databases, saving millions and building enterprise systems 2-10x faster.
Founded in 2015, Coder has built a decentralized venture development platform, aggregating the technology, strategy and growth resources required to execute on the delivery of new technology products.
ColliderX is the world’s first open-source, crowdsourced, and crowdfunded blockchain research and development hub. This is a unique model for unbiased, ground-breaking R&D that bridges the gap between industry problems and pure academic or corporate research.
DIID is the neighbourhood watch for fraud management. Monitor customer behaviour across all channels to enrich the tools your business uses to fight fraud.
FintruX Network is a blockchain-based peer-to-peer lending ecosystem connecting borrowers, lenders, and rated service agencies. FintruX Network makes it easy for small businesses to quickly secure affordable loans with no collateral, in any currency.
Homewise is a modern mortgage provider that brings a classic process online. Homewise is simple, transparent and sets the goal of getting our users the best mortgage.
JustGotThat! is a curated marketplace for everyday maintenance and repair services. Our customers are able to confidently find, book and pay for the services they need, when they need them.
Decentralized Event Management & Marketing Protocol on Blockchain: imagine Eventbrite & Meetup.com on blockchain with an awesome reward system that enables effective marketing.
Neptune Dash runs infrastructure for the Dash cryptocurrency network, specifically dedicated servers known as masternodes. We also build innovative technology that pushes the Dash currency to the next level.  TSX-V: DASH
SENSO.AI is an enterprise SaaS Customer Experience Management (CXM) platform, which predicts mortgage churn for financial institutions. Our loan and geographic level visualizations provide retention and marketing teams with recommendations on how to increase retention, lifetime value, and the size and quality of their mortgage portfolios.  
Swiggle automatically gets you money back when prices drop after you shop at retailers across the U.S. and Canada. We itemize your receipts, constantly search for lower prices and automatically get you the refund you’re owed.  
Voleo develops trading platforms for stock and cryptocurrency investment. Voleo’s namesake social trading app is live for US residents and available for white-label to financial institutions worldwide, while Cryptoleo will be launching for Canadians in 2018!  



Discover new blockchain, crypto and startup/scale-up deal flow opportunities and investment strategies. Gain access to high grow start-ups and leading-edge insights.


Lawyer, accountant, marketing specialist or tech guru? Get access to emerging early stage companies, deal flow and partners through new financial instruments to generate revenue and leads for your practice.


Network and pitch your venture to investors, customers and partners. Learn about the latest funding strategies and options.


Connect with leading capital markets innovators, consultants, fintech and blockchain leaders to develop an internal sandbox, rapidly iterate, test, deploy a nextgen global solution.

Fintech Leaders

Celebrate the transformation of digital finance with fintech peers and share how you are unbundling and enhancing financial services, mint your brand while fostering global opportunities.

Policy Makers

Discuss and learn how emerging digital technologies will impact the future of financial transactions and services globally and what it means for existing regulatory cultures and policies.

Platforms & Ecosystems

Gain valuable industry insight and make new connections with customers, partners, investors, entrepreneurs and innovators.


Join 500+ investors, entrepreneurs, hackers, and industry experts to learn, network and be inspired by leading-edge content and the power of co-creation, innovation, tech and the crowd!


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