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The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking and funding opportunities and services to thousands of community members and works closely with industry, government, partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative fintech and funding industry in Canada. Decentralized and distributed, NCFA is engaged with global stakeholders and helps incubate projects and investment in fintech, alternative finance, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer finance, payments, digital assets and tokens, blockchain and cryptocurrency, regtech, and insurtech sectors. Join Canada's Fintech & Funding Community today FREE! Or become a contributing member and get perks. For more information, please visit: ncfacanada.org

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking and funding opportunities and services to thousands of community members and works closely with industry, government, partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative fintech and funding industry in Canada. Decentralized and distributed, NCFA is engaged with global stakeholders and helps incubate projects and investment in fintech, alternative finance, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer finance, payments, digital assets and tokens, blockchain and cryptocurrency, regtech, and insurtech sectors. Join Canada's Fintech & Funding Community today FREE! Or become a contributing member and get perks. For more information, please visit: ncfacanada.org

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The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking and funding opportunities and services to thousands of community members and works closely with industry, government, partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative fintech and funding industry in Canada. Decentralized and distributed, NCFA is engaged with global stakeholders and helps incubate projects and investment in fintech, alternative finance, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer finance, payments, digital assets and tokens, blockchain and cryptocurrency, regtech, and insurtech sectors. Join Canada's Fintech & Funding Community today FREE! Or become a contributing member and get perks. For more information, please visit: ncfacanada.org

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@NCFACanada

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English

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Episodes

EP57 10 Years Of Investment Crowdfunding: Past, Present & Future

4/11/2022
About this episode: 10 years ago in 2012, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) was signed into law in the U.S. (and eventually a similar exemption was approved in Canada) to encourage more capital to flow to startups, support innovation, and, create jobs. It's significance cannot be understated as the rule change allowed private companies to raise capital by selling securities digitally for the first time via registered online platforms and dealer-brokers. Regulation...

Duration:01:32:12

EP56 How We Raised $426 million Using Rewards Crowdfunding

1/20/2022
Checkout this not to be missed episode with NCFA Founder Craig Asano and Zach Smith, CEO and Co-Founder of Funded Today. In 2017, Zach delivered a keynote at NCFA's Canadian Crowdfinance Summit in Toronto after raising $150 million dollars. Fast forward to today, and the Funded Today machine has raised north of $426 million USD and counting. In this episode, learn what it takes to be a serial entrepreneur -- "It's not really about how much money you raise on the platform, it's about what you...

Duration:00:56:18

EP55 Global Hiring Trends: How Gen Z Talent Thrives

1/6/2022
On this Season 4 kickoff episode, NCFA Founder Craig Asano sits down with the incredible Anne-Marie Fannon, Director, Work-Learn Institute at the University of Waterloo, to better understand the motivations and needs of the next major human capital resource - Gen Z. If you're a start-up, scale-up or HR professional seeking intel on an emerging tech savvy, innovative, and talent asset class then this podcast is for you. Tune in now and learn not just the how but also the why you should be...

Duration:00:43:39

EP54 How Digital Identity Will Transform Human Potential

7/9/2021
On this episode, show host Anna Niemira sits down with David Lucatch of Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. They discuss the ins and outs of digital identity and it's transformative potential for both consumers and businesses. Enjoy!

Duration:00:33:49

EP53 Staying True to Bitcoin

6/4/2021
On this episode, our host Manseeb Khan sits down with Chris Naprawa the President of TAAL. They chat about what is Bitcoin SV, how crypto can save global warming, and how to stay true to Bitcoin. Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:21

EP52 Technology Due Diligence Process and Cyber Security Risks

5/21/2021
On this episode of the Fintech Fridays Podcast our Host, Manseeb Khan is joined by Daniel Lee Managing Director, technology & innovation, mid-markets at CIBC, Farshad Abasi the Founder and CSO of Forward Security Inc., and Michael Castro the CEO of RiskAware Group. They chat about why you should make sure your company is secure from Day 1 and how you go from secure to sale. Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast, Fintech Fridays, and never miss an episode. Tell us what you think? Thanks for...

Duration:00:35:47

EP51 Bacon and Eggs

2/19/2021
On this episode of Fintech Fridays, Craig Asano, CEO of NCFA connects with Julien Brault the CEO of Hardbacon, an emerging high growth financial fitness and tracking app in Canada. They talk about the story behind Hardbacon, raising capital via equity crowdfunding and IPO routes, digital platforms as lead generation, and helping Canadians improve their wealth by making better financial decisions. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast, Fintech Fridays, and never miss an episode. Tell...

Duration:00:38:30

EP50 Compliance to the Moon

2/12/2021
On this milestone episode, our host Manseeb Khan sits down with Mark Binns CEO of BIGG Digital Assets. They cover the rally behind bitcoin, big tech investing in crypto, and giving your kids crypto instead of fiat for allowance money. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast, Fintech Fridays, and never miss an episode. Tell us what you think? Thanks for sharing with your colleagues and network. ncfacanada.org/ fintechcanada.io/ fintechandfunding.com/ Subscribe to NCFA's weekly newsletter...

Duration:00:28:02

EP49 Managing Private Placements Has Never Been Easier

1/29/2021
Join Brock Murray (Co-founder and Head of Global Business Development) and Karan Khiani (VP Solution Engineering) of Katipult, an award winning private placement software as a service company. They navigate the origins of their company, the challenges of product/market fit, the impact of COVID19, emerging retail investor trends and going public early. The best part is....their journey is just beginning. Welcome to EP49 of Fintech Fridays - Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast,...

Duration:00:31:33

EP48 How to Connect and Resonate with Customers through Podcasting

11/13/2020
Fatima Zaidi, CEO and Co-Founder of Quill Inc joins Fintech Fridays host Manseeb Khan to understand why podcasts have grown 200% in the last 6 months, and how influencers and corporate brands are building authentic customer relationships and motivating prospects with them. They talk about inspiring stories of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, building trust, advice for female (under-represented) founders, and how to connect with affluent, educated millennial professionals. If you’re new to the...

Duration:00:17:39

EP47 How to Change the World: Risk culture and Work-life Balance

11/6/2020
Michelle Beyo, Founder and CEO of Finavator joins Fintech Fridays host Manseeb Khan who talk about taking risks, celebrating success and finding work-life balance. They talk about innovation during crisis and the need for Canada to adopt Open Banking and how companies that aren’t creating 50/50 diverse teams are leaving money on the table. Join us for an action packed episode that will have you participating in a sprint triathlon next year. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast,...

Duration:00:20:55

EP46 Making Business Borderless: International payments and partnerships

10/30/2020
Alistair Thompson, Global Head of Business Development and Partnerships at TransferWise joins host Manseeb Khan to talk about their mission to make sending money as easy and free as sending an email. They discuss how TransferWise began 9 years ago, and how transparent pricing, putting customers first and partnering with banks and non-banks globally has grown into a $5 billion monthly business and an international fintech success. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast, Fintech Fridays,...

Duration:00:22:19

EP 45 Mission-driven and Consumer-centric Financial Services

10/23/2020
Keith Taylor, Executive Director of the DUCA Impact Lab chats with Anna Niemira about consumer-centric and fair banking. They discuss how a group of underbanked Canadian newcomers back in 1954 focused on solving a real problem in financial services. Fast forward 65 years later, DUCA’s mission has never been stronger. From innovative escalator-loans to digging deeper into retail financial literacy gaps, and their commitment to improving the financial well-being of its customers. As a...

Duration:00:20:34

EP 44 The Vanguard of Digital Innovation and Ecosystems in Canada

10/16/2020
Join us for a special Episode 44 where Craig Asano sits down with a panel of NCFA Advisors and members who discuss the vanguard of digital finance and it's ability to fund, develop and scale digital innovations in green finance, digital identity and other emerging ecosystem opportunities in Canada. Are success stories like Wealthsimple and Shopify repeatable? Covid has afforded us all the time to take stock on the past and present while considering a relaunch of the future. Will Canada get...

Duration:00:45:27

EP43 Taking the mortgage process from 40 days to minutes

10/9/2020
Chris Grimes, Co-founder, and CEO of FundMore.ai chats with Tristram Waye about the mortgage market, inefficiencies, and entrepreneurship. Vetting mortgages by lending companies is a complex process involving several parties and considerable time. Whether a first-time buyer or doing a refinancing, this process can last up to 40 days. The conversation explores the mortgage process, its deficiencies, and how technology is being used to enhance this financial transaction. Enjoy! Be sure to...

Duration:00:22:50

EP42 Insights into the Teen Banking Sector and Improving the Financial Well-being of Families

10/2/2020
Rim Charkani, the Co-Founder & CEO of WALO connects with NCFA Founder, Craig Asano, to discuss why Teen Banking is a growing opportunity for banks, and why financial wellness education is more crucial than ever for both kids and families. Did you know women in Canada weren't allowed to open a bank account without a man's signature until 1965? They navigate the history, psychology, cultural differences, and the need to improve Canada's financial literacy gaps and personal finances in every...

Duration:00:43:49

EP41 40% pandemic growth, taking risks and innovating Insurtech in Canada

9/21/2020
Danish Yusuf of Zensurance joins Craig Asano for the kickoff episode of Season 3 of Fintech Fridays. They discuss Danish's entrepreneurial journey, the story behind the creation of Zensurance and dive into what it's like adding 40% new staff during the pandemic to sustain growth, and innovating B2B insurance products for small businesses in Canada. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast, Fintech Fridays, and never miss an episode. Tell us what you think? Thanks for sharing with your...

Duration:00:46:59

EP40 Why Bitcoin Exists and Education for the Masses with Austin Hubbell

5/22/2020
On this episode our host Manseeb Khan sits down with Austin Hubbell from Consilum Crypto. They chat about how quarantine is going, the state crypto and much more. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to NCFAs podcast, Fintech Fridays, and never miss an episode. Tell us what you think? Thanks for sharing with your colleagues and network. ncfacanada.org/ fintechcanada.io/ fintechandfunding.com/ Subscribe to NCFA's weekly newsletter https://ncfacanada.org/subscribe-to-our-newsletter/

Duration:00:19:32

EP39 The power of digitization and how to get Exponential Fintech Fridays

4/22/2020
In this episode of Fintech Friday, Tristram Waye has an in-depth conversation with James Wallace, Co-founder and CEO of Exponential.io The discussion looks at: ● Exponential thinking and why it’s hard but necessary ● How Exponential sees the digital world, and their unique full stack approach to it ● Why the private markets are both archaic and a gigantic untapped opportunity for digitization ● Why accreditation decides what gets built, and why that needs to change, and much more Be sure to...

Duration:00:30:44

EP38 Why identity matters in an evolving online environment

3/25/2020
David Lucatch of KABN Networks North America joins Tristram Waye for this episode of Fintech Friday. David discusses why identity is a foundational element of the evolving online and data environment, and why KABN Networks North America has developed a business around it.

Duration:00:26:50