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Feb 28 – March 1, 2017               Toronto, Canada








Accelerate access to capital markets and emerging fintech opportunities 

The 3rd annual Canadian Crowdfinance Summit (#CCS2017) is the industry’s largest national conference providing the most comprehensive thought leadership, education, networks, funding and investment opportunities to 500+ participants in Canada’s rapidly growing internet finance and fintech crowdfunding industry.

For Investors

Discover new alternative funding models, investment strategies, and deal flow opportunities. Gain leading-edge industry insight.

For Companies

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

For Professionals

Get access to companies, deal flow, partners through new financial instruments to generate leads for your practice.

For Portals and Platforms

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

CCS2017 Keynote Speakers

Official Opening:

Alexander Peh

PayPal Canada

Opening Keynote:

Ryan Feit

Seed Invest

Opening Keynote:

Adam Blinick



Zach Smith

Funded Today

Closing Keynote:

Martin Graham

London Stock Exchange

CCS2017 Latest News

Look who’s coming to CCS2017

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Live Pitching Finalists Announced for the 2017 Canadian Crowdfinance Summit

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Learn all the hottest trends and emerging developments:

Online Lending, P2P Marketplace

Crowdfinance and Investor Strategies

Exempt Markets and Regulations

Fintech Disruption, Wealth, Payments, Cash


Blockchain ICOs, Cryptocurrency, Security

International Investments

Rewards and Presale

Crowdbuilding, Media and PR

Equity Crowdfunding

Social Investing, Community Development

Big Data and AI

Portal Infrastructure and Vendor Services

When and Where

CCS2017 Overview


CCS2017’s theme is Innovation Finance: Fintech and Funding. Since Canadian equity crowdfunding regulations were released in 2015 and 2016, how has it changed traditional and alternative finance markets? What are the latest fintech trends in marketplace lending, investment bank 2.0 platforms, coin offerings and blockchain technology? What new opportunities does innovation finance bring to entrepreneurs, companies and investors? What is the regulatory outlook for 2017 and beyond? The 3rd annual Canadian Crowdfinance Summit (#CCS2017) will highlight these topics, and brings together a spectrum of the foremost leaders, innovators, investors and enablers in the international crowdfunding, fintech and alternative finance markets. Join us in this once a year opportunity to participate and engage in this dynamic industry and become part of the growing Innovation Finance industry:

  • 1.5 days of curated educational programming and networking
  • All the hot button topics required to successfully navigate new markets
  • High profile keynotes and over 75 speakers, round table discussions, industry workshops, regulatory Q&A, live pitching and networking opportunities
  • Keynotes and speaker include Funded Today, Uber, PayPal Canada, London Stock Exchange, Nexchange, Gowling LLP, Real Ventures, provincial securities regulators and many more


Decision makers from coast-to-coast and around the globe in Canada’s fast growing and lucrative crowdfunding industry:

  • Startups, scale-ups and SMEs actively raising capital
  • Industry participants and professional executives
  • Incubators, accelerators, and entrepreneurship networks
  • Social enterprise-impact investing companies and non-profit organizations
  • Government involved in small business and innovation
  • Private angel investors and venture capital groups, fund managers and corporate investors
  • Media journalists and content creators

Program (Feb 28 – March 1)

Register for #CCS2017

Investors: 15% OFF


Group Rates


Startup rate: $200 / $250

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Tickets are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another guest before or on February 26, 2017. For any questions, please email info@ncfacanada.org

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Interesting in speaking opportunities at the 2017 Canadian Crowdfinance Summit?


Interested in pitching your company to investors and the crowd?


Become a community partner, provide in-kind support or get involved.


We are looking for experienced volunteers to lend a hand on the event day. Interested?


Position your brand as one of the leaders in the fintech crowdfunding and internet finance industry
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Are you a crowdfinance, fintech or funding Rockstar able to deliver inspiring, relevant and educational content? Industry leader?  Market maker/builder?  Buy-side investor?
  • Fintech Crowdfinance Expert 100%
  • Innovator, Leader, Mentor, Investor, Enabler 85%
  • Dynamic Speaker 95%

“I was so impressed with the vibrant ecosystem that we have entered into negotiations with a partner firm… to set up Angels Den in Canada.” Bill Morrow, Founder & CEO, AngelsDen 

“Our government is very supportive of Crowdfunding and we listened to you on how [we can be] nimble.” Hon Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, Ontario Ministry of Finance 

“Congratulation on a fantastic conference! I look forward to seeing the Canadian industry flourish.” Amy Cortese, Founder, Locavesting

“Online finance, such as crowdfunding are showing positive signals… Canada can leverage this to drive entrepreneurship, innovation and jobs.” Sherwood Neiss, GP, Crowdfund Capital Advisors

Tue, Feb 28 (Afternoon):


325 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2Y1



325 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2Y1, Canada

Wed, Mar 1st (Full Day):

MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7


MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7, Canada

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