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FundRazr Wins the Inaugural Vancouver Awards of Excellence

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Mayor Gregor Robertson and members of Vancouver City Council hosted the first ever Vancouver Awards of Excellence on June 23rd, 2014 to honour youth, individuals, organizations, and businesses for their contributions to the city. The Awards of Excellence is a new civic awards program developed to celebrate those who make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible and prosperous city. …

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FundRazr nominated for Vancouver Award of Excellence

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FundRazr nominated for Vancouver Award of Excellence (via http://business.fundrazr.com) FundRazr is very pleased to announce their nomination for a City of Vancouver Award of Excellence in the Business Innovation category. The awards recognize outstanding contributions that have helped make Vancouver a more diverse, accessible, and prosperous…  

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Igniting Entrepreneurship & Capital Flow in BC

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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada in partnership with the Vancouver Economic Commission will host an event for financial professionals, crowdfunding industry stakeholders, issuers, investors, portals and dealers interested in staying on-top of the proposed Crowdfunding exemption regulations in British Columbia. Topics include: Regulatory briefing: What are the proposed regulations, timeline and next steps? What are the challenges of our …

2014 Funding Roadshow Crowdfunding Competition Launches April 9th

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Introducing The Fundees Awards – 2 Grand Prizes worth $10,000 + More Montreal/Vancouver: Two of Canada’s most successful funding platforms, Fundica and FundRazr, have teamed up to add an exciting crowdfunding layer to the 2014 Funding Roadshow. The Fundees Crowdfunding Competition, powered by FundRazr, will be unveiled at the Toronto and Guelph Funding Roadshow events on April 9th and 11th, …

Crowdfunding policies – risk or reward?

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Crowdfunding has gone from obscurity to a globally trending topic in just a few short years. It has provided hundreds of millions of dollars of funding for many entrepreneurial, creative and philanthropic projects that might otherwise never have been possible. In short, it has had an amazing infancy. But as crowdfunding matures beyond the early adopters, it is running into …

Kickstarter Hack Kickstarts Crowdfunding Security Conversation

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On the evening of February 12, 2014, Kickstarter had its data compromised. “Law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted us that hackers had sought and gained unauthorized access to some of our customers’ data,” an announcement on the website concedes. “Upon learning this, we immediately closed the security breach and began strengthening security measures throughout the Kickstarter system.” It is, …

Valentine’s Day Crowdfunding – Spread the Love

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It’s that time of the year again; when love fills the air and roses are a plenty. Couples fill the streets and cards, chocolate and gifts are exchanged. However, due to a variety of reasons, every year there are those who spend Valentine’s Day alone. Many dateless individuals have tried to boycott Valentine’s Day over the years, but this year …

Crowdfunding in the UK: A Snapshot

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Among the bits ’n bobs preoccupying Brit business types of late, find crowdfunding, a bloody vibrant and expanding element of the across-the-pond economy. Think we’re barmy? Have a butcher’s: The Liberum AltFi Index has reported that the UK alternative finance sector (which includes peer-to-peer lending and invoice funding along with crowdfunding) broke the £1-billion barrier for the first time in …

FundRazr Surpasses £1M Milestone – 10 Notable Campaigns & Infographic

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FundRazr announced the launch of FundRazr.co.uk today – to mark their £1million raised milestone in the UK and Europe. FundRazr has been meeting locally with customers and prospects this past week as Canadian company winner of the UKTI Global Adventure Competition and as part of the C100. FundRazr has collected over 36k contributions in the UK and the most popular …

FundRazr: Catch us on TV!

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FundRazr was selected as the preferred fundraising platform for Season 1 of the upcoming TV series, The Crowd Funder Show, which launches September 22nd, 11:30ET on FOX affiliate WUTV. Why FundRazr? Merton TV selected FundRazr as a preferred crowdfunding platform, given the innovative, flexible platform feature set and track record as Canada’s most proven crowdfunding platform. “While the Crowdfunder TV …