Crowdfunding — collecting financial contributions from many strangers - represents an alternative to traditional forms of financing your business dream and while it will not work for every venture, it can be a way to test and validate your ideas and promote your business. Learn more at the Canada Business Network.
- ATB boostR is a crowd funding platform exclusively designed for Alberta entrepreneurs.
- National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA) - crowdfunding is the raising of funds through the collection of small contributions from the general public (known as the crowd) using the Internet and social media. See the Canadian Online Funding Investing Directory for a directory of active online financial technology platforms and service providers in Canada.