#VanFUNDING 2016: Fintech Crowdfunding Conference

On October 18, 2016 the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada hosted the 2nd Annual VanFUNDING 2016 Fintech Crowdfunding Conference for a full day interactive program held at The Imperial in downtown Vancouver. Thanks to conference sponsors, attendees, organizers and volunteers for making VanFUNDING a success!

  1. Enterprise conference partners including PayPal Canada, IBM, Vancity, Fasken Martineau and others gathered with 200+ investors, entrepreneurs and industry experts to ‘Launch, Connect and Grow’ emerging Fintech Crowdfunding markets across Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest via powerful education, pitching and networking opportunities.
  2. The conference brought over 50 speaking participants and a long list of hot Fintech and Venture Funding topics across 30 sessions for professionals, vendors, startups, scaleups, ecosystem supporters and emerging industry players.
  3. Visit VanFUNDINGconf.ca for more conference info or view the photo album.
  4. We look forward to hosting VanFUNDING 2017 next year - sign up for our newsletter or become a member of NCFA Canada to get the latest updates.
  5. VanFUNDING 2016 grew from a half-day last year and featured a FULL DAY of high profile speakers, keynote(s), panel discussions, workshops, entrepreneurial pitches, industry pitch+meet, 1-1 expert meetings and exhibitor/demo lounge with leading fintech crowdfunding companies, investors, platforms, providers and the entire crowd-economy.
  6. On Monday Oct. 17, we kicked off the pre-VanFUNDING Networking Reception sponsored by PayPal Canada. The energy in the room was contagious and there were several discussions about future crowdfunding and fintech collaboration across the country.
  7. The conference day got off to an early start with MC Shane Gibson, Author and Keynote Sales Speaker, and Craig Asano of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada.
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