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Canadian Exempt Market Terminology

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Exempt market securities are securities issued in Canada that fall under National Instrument 45-106. They are exempt from prospectus requirements and hence require less disclosure than a prospectus offering. A prospectus is a legal document issued by companies that are offering securities for sale....
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The Role of the Crowd

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There are various roles for the ‘crowd’ in crowdfunding initiatives, depending upon the model and the initiative (for instance, reward-based crowdfunding is often found in industries such as technology, science and the film industry). The individuals who make up the...
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The Growth of Crowdfunding

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The last decade has seen enormous growth in crowdfunding platforms, particularly in the donation-based and reward-based models. The equity-based model has been highly successful, both in terms of the number of successful campaigns and in the amount of monies raised....
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