The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada release a ground-breaking report on the state of the alternative finance crowdfunding industry in Canada.

Fresh Research Just Released TORONTO, ON December 13, 2016 – The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) and partners are pleased to release a ground-breaking report on the state of the alternative finance crowdfunding industry in Canada. Crowdfunding is on its way to being an integral part of the capital raising ecosystem in Canada and around the globe. With innovative and emerging fintech infrastructure, a growing number...

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UKCFA responds to the FCA’s feedback statement relating to their review of the rules for Crowdfunding

Today the FCA published its interim feedback to the call for input to the post-implementation review of the FCA’s crowdfunding rules in Feedback Statement (FS16/13). Overall the UK Crowdfunding Association believes that the issues raised in the FCA’s interim feedback statement are a question of better enforcement of existing rules by the regulator, as opposed to the creation of new rules. The UK’s approach to the regulation of crowdfunding...

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UKCFA welcomes launch of updated Business Finance Guide

The UK Crowdfunding Association is delighted to partner with the Institute of Chartered Accountants on the latest edition of the Business Finance Guide. The guide is available online here, and features helpful videos exploring the financing options available to growing British businesses – including a contribution from UKCFA Director and outgoing Chair, Julia Groves. You can also download a print copy of the guide through the website. Newly...

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UK Crowdfunding Association responds to EU referendum outcome

UK Crowdfunding Association responds to EU referendum outcome

The UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) has worked hard to create a more diverse, innovative and resilient financial system that gives people a real choice about how they invest, save and donate their money for things they care about.  Whilst the outcome of this referendum will have implications for the financial services industry, the UKCFA represents a resilient and adaptable sector and we do not envisage it having a negative impact on...

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London Technology Week: Blitzing Regulation for FinTechs

London Technology Week: Blitzing Regulation for FinTechs

21-23 June 2016 We’re running workshops for FinTech firms keen to work out their regulatory issues. Just for London Tech Week, you can have a free session with Gillian Roche-Saunders, who has helped many FinTech firms through the FCA process and beyond. The aim is to help you blitz your regulatory questions, from what kind of FCA licence you might need, to how the FCA and European rules will practically affect your business. Please do forward...

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UK Crowdfunding Association elects new Directors at Annual General Meeting

Newly elected UKCFA Directors (from left to right): Bruce Davis, Abundance Generation; Paul Massey, Crowdcube; Martin Smulian, FundingKnight; Karen Kerrigan, Seedrs; Kate Eggleshaw, JustGiving; Justin Hubble, Property Partner; Atuksha Poonwassie, Simple Backing; Julia Groves, Downing LLP; Frank Mukahanana, Quidcycle. 14th June 2016 The UK Crowdfunding Association yesterday held its Annual General Meeting at Nabarro LLP, leading to the...

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