Keiretsu Forum and Keiretsu Capital Partners with Online Investment Platform FrontFundr

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FrontFundr / Keiretsu Forum Release | Nov 17, 2017

SEATTLE / VANCOUVER, November 15th, 2017 – The world’s largest angel network, Keiretsu Forum, and its affiliate Keiretsu Capital announced a partnership with FrontFundr, Canada’s leading online investment and funding platform. Keiretsu and FrontFundr will collaborate in the areas of deal syndication, due diligence and build out the investor community in Canada.

The partnership enables Keiretsu members and the wider investor community in Canada to invest online in companies whom are both based in Canada and the United States.

Nathan McDonald, President of Keiretsu Forum Northwest and CEO of Keiretsu Capital: “Our collaboration with FrontFundr allows us to accomplish one of our key objectives to extend access to our Keiretsu global network and to open up co-investment opportunities to a wider investor community provide follow-on funding”.

Keiretsu members who may not have time to actively participate Keiretsu pitch meetings or who are looking to invest in smaller amounts can now invest in the online FrontFundr platform. It also enables non-Keiretsu members to invest alongside Keiretsu investors.

“We are extremely excited about our partnership with Keiretsu”, says Peter-Paul Van Hoeken, Founder & CEO of FrontFundr. “This partnership helps us address the lack of access to capital for companies and provide access to the wider investor community to screened investment opportunities.”

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Registered as an Exempt Market Dealer (EMD), equivalent to a Broker-Dealer in the U.S., FrontFundr can distribute securities online to both accredited and non-accredited investors in Canada. Keiretsu and FrontFundr are also looking to open up investment opportunities in North America to accredited investors outside of Canada and the United States.

 

About FrontFundr

FrontFundr is Canada’s leading online investment platform providing investors access to investment opportunities in vetted companies. FrontFundr uses technology to assist companies in raising capital efficiently from both seasoned investors and the wider public through a streamlined online investment process.

About Keiretsu Forum and Keiretsu Capital

Keiretsu Forum is a global angel investor network supporting its portfolio companies with equity and resources worldwide. With chapters in North America, Europe, and Asia, Keiretsu Forum has invested more than $750 million in over 1,000 fundings since inception and backed over 170 companies in 2016 alone.  Keiretsu Capital is the exclusive worldwide fund partner of Keiretsu Forum and manages angel co-investment and real estate funds for its investors. Keiretsu Forum and Keiretsu Capital are ranked as the most active venture investors in the world by Pitchbook and the National Venture Capital Association. Below are the 2Q 2017 rankings tables.

For further information, please contact:

Katie Hamburg at katie@keiretsucapital.com or Jasper Dikmans at jasper@frontfundr.com


The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social and investment crowdfunding, alternative finance, fintech, P2P, ICO, and online investing stakeholders across the country. NCFA Canada provides education, research, industry stewardship, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada.  For more information, please visit:  www.ncfacanada.org

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