This article showcases our top picks for the best Toronto based Crowdfunding companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Crowdfunding industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Toronto Crowdfunding Companies
Green Inbox provides various marketing tools for Kickstarter campaigners: 1. Partner Program – risk free facebook ads.
We pay for the ads, and take (%) only on funds we bring-in 2. Smart Facebook Ads – where we guarantee a 1:5 return on the ad spend.
3. Inbound Marketing – personal emails to your own network And more …
Few of our clients (Facebook ads): – Smart Belt 2.0, 13,000 backers, raised $1.3m+, https://goo.gl/rerCGa – Wootz EDC, 9,000 backers, raised $350K, https://goo.gl/8cP53S – Keego, raised $250k, https://goo.gl/4CgwTE – Kosmos Pen, 2,500 backers, raised $300K, https://goo.gl/gsiDf7 And many more … More info: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx_AAB60GxToyTaI4X-R4Yw https://www.quora.com/topic/Green-Inbox https://www.inc.com/stephen-key/how-crowdfunding-will-make-you-a-better-entrepreneur.html https://www.indiewire.com/2015/08/6-essential-tech-tools-for-filmmakers-59245/.
Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc. (‘ShareOwner’) has been providing self reliant investors with a simple, flexible, and affordable way to meet long-term investing goals since 1987.
ShareOwner is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) and a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). With ShareOwner, investors have access to full dividend reinvestment plans, including fractional shares, for more than 500 Canadian and US Stocks and ETFs..
Bank of Montreal (BMO)
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO) is a highly diversified financial services organization. With total assets of $367 billion as of October 31, 2007 and almost 36,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
They serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, their personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®, one of Canada’s leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, their North American investment and corporate banking division. In the United States, clients are served through Harris, a major U.S.
Midwest financial services organization with a network of community banks in the Chicago area and wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, their North American investment and corporate banking division. They help their customers manage their financial affairs by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact.
Their financial service professionals provide access to any services their customers require across the entire enterprise.. .
Access Cash General Partnership is Canada’s premier ATM portfolio management services provider that operates under the Access Cash, Cash N Go and EZEE ATM brand names. As a leader in the industry since 2001, they take great pride in their well-established reputation for high standards in customer service and technical support.
They meet or exceed all Interac, Visa, Visa Plus, MasterCard and Anti-Money Laundering regulations in Canada.. .
Hampton is a leading Canadian boutique full-service investment dealer delivering wealth management and capital markets services. Supported by almost 40 advisors and associates, we pride ourselves on providing unbiased investment solutions and bespoke service to private and institutional clients.
A Hampton advisor can provide recommendations for generating growth or a steady stream of income together with estate planning ideas. Our capital markets professionals offer expertise in a complete range of investment banking services as well as institutional sales and trading..
Bridging Finance Inc. was founded in 2012 as a privately held Canadian company providing middle-market Canadian companies with alternative financing options to those offered by traditional lenders.
The funds deployed by Bridging are used to address short-term needs, including restructuring existing debt, providing working capital for growth, as well as supporting inventory purchases, capital expenditures and acquisitions/buyouts. Bridging attracts borrowers who cannot access capital from traditional financing sources due to industry factors, complexity, size, or other unique challenges companies might face.
Facilities offered are covenant-lite, quick, flexible, and creative – generally based on the value of the assets of the company and the borrowing needs. A large investment pool is available for transactions of up to $30,000,000 with the potential for larger transactions.
Bridging Finance created the Bridging Credit Fund LP in November 2013. Since inception, Bridging has adapted to increasing demand in the marketplace and resulting growth.
In July 2014, Bridging expanded its coverage in the retail fund space and partnered with Ninepoint Partners (formerly, Sprott Asset Management) for distribution of the Fund and the Fund was renamed to Sprott Bridging Income Fund LP. Aside from the retail fund, Bridging also manages money for family offices and institutional investors through the Bridging Private Debt Institutional Fund LP and Separately Managed Accounts.
Bridging Finance is a registered restricted portfolio manager and exempt market dealer registered in all jurisdictions across Canada and is also registered as an investment fund manager.. .
NexusCrowd is the first investment platform in Canada to harness the power of the crowd to offer investors the opportunity to co-invest alongside venture capital and private equity partners on the same terms. NexusCrowd partners with institutions to provide accredited investors with access to exclusive private investment opportunities that have reached at least 50% of the funding target.
Every investment opportunity on the platform is sourced, vetted, structured, reported on and managed by institutional partners, giving investors access to institutionally led and managed investments across all sectors, stages and securities.. .
Jaguar Capital provides advisory services to growth-stage companies in the areas of governance, financial management, and funding strategy. The company works to structure and model growth companies for investment.
It helps position companies for growth with innovative risk management and corporate governance practices. Jaguar Capital has been engaged at the CEO level to provide C-suite consulting and mentorship on a range of topics related to investment, strategy, governance, and financial risk management for startups; and early-stage, mid-level, and growth-stage corporations.
Jaguar Capital was founded in 2008 and is based in Ontario, Canada.. .
Ajolla is a crowdfunding marketplace that helps entrepreneurs raise capital from customers by selling coupons through funding campaigns. By launching a campaign, a new or existing business can acquire new customers that are crucial to the growth and sustainability of any business.
Entrepreneurs can easily receive feedback through reviews from the ajolla community and develop relationships with customers, thereby building business loyalty.. .
At the heart of Canadian society, young entrepreneurs work and dream. Risk-takers and trail-blazers, they exist to innovate.
They are creative, productive and daring. They work hard, they give back and they play a vital role in our economy.
TEN is all about supporting entrepreneurship since it can play as a conduit for inclusiveness. It paints a picture of the scale and scope of self-employment and entrepreneurship activities.
Also examines barriers and provides guidance for everyone on how these barriers can be overcome, focusing on business creation by the unemployed, the design of business development services and making economic systems friendly to entrepreneurship and self-employment. The key message of TEN is that societies can make a difference, in terms of both increasing the quantity of businesses created by people and increasing the quality of their business activities.
Key factors in their success include setting down clear and specific objectives in terms of addressing the barriers to entrepreneurship and ensuring that the target clients are aware of the support that exists and able to access it easily. Our Vision is to empower entrepreneurs with a road-map and support that guides them through the transition from start‑ups, to micro‑enterprises, and on to small and medium‑sized businesses that create jobs, lead innovation, and increase economic development in their local communities.
TEN looks at the interrelationships between brands, customers, content and markets to find opportunities or leverage points that can take the performance of the entire economies & businesses to a higher level. We look at transforming the totality of the entrepreneurs’ market presence.
Brainhunter has over 20 years of expertise as a high value-added Professional Staffing Services and Managed Services company. We provide end-to-end recruiting, staffing and technology solutions for clients within various industry verticals and Government Sectors that include a number of Fortune 500 companies.
As part of the Quess Corp Limited Group of Companies, Brainhunter ranks among one of the largest Professional IT and Engineering staffing firms in North America. Quess is one of the fastest growing global staffing firms and is part of the international company, Fairfax Financial Holdings, held through its listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook..
Conduit Investor Relations Ltd.
Conduit works diligently to link investors with opportunities for the creation of new wealth. Conduit Investor Relations provides investor awareness to undervalued, underappreciated public venture companies or private companies to become public Conduit only works with opportunities that it believes are likely to create substantial new wealth for all stakeholders.
Conduit will utilize its vast experience and network within the investment industry to help investors understand both the current, and future potential for the companies it represents.. .
Diversified Global Asset Management
Diversified Global Asset Management Corporation is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles.
It also caters to pension and profit sharing plans, other investment advisers, public and private pension funds, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds. The firm invests in alternative markets across the globe.
It employs fundamental and quantitative analysis to make its investments. The firm obtains external research to complement its in-house research to make its investments.
Diversified Global Asset Management Corporation was founded in 2004 and is based in Toronto, Canada.. .
Chou Associates Management
Chou Associates Management is a privately owned, independent investment. It followed an investment process in selecting equity investments for the Funds.
It manages about $290 million in net assets as of December 31, 2019, for a broad range of individual and corporate investors across Canada. The firm was founded and managed by Francis Chou in 1981 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada..
BDCan Investment Group
BDCan Investment Group was founded in January 2017 by a group of Realtors. The initial objective of the fund was to invest in the booming GTA housing market.
Since then, the Group has moved into funding startups and other tech companies that show potential for growth and success.. .
GreedyGiver is a 100% Canadian crowdfunding platform that helps individuals and groups raise funds and reward donors. GreedyGiver is the only platform that PROVIDES perks for its campaigners.
Donors get to choose the perk they want from our marketplace of rewards, making the process more fun and engaging for everybody. Campaigners can also add their own campaign-specific perks..
CreckJack is a unique combination of social network and crowdfunding platforms which connect content creators with their fans. CreckJack allows to attract funding from your sponsors to help you to develop your talent or to support your project.
At the same time, sponsors intend to receive cool rewards and get an access to exclusive content from artists they are following.. .
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