In Canada, we have the benefit of investing into Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) or Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA). And did you know you can use this money in ways to impact your community directly?This blog outlines how you can use RRSP or TFSA to invest in early stage companies, as well as why entrepreneurs offer this opportunity to investors. This is especially timely as the 2017 RRSP deadline approaches on February 28, 2018.
Finova Financial, a digital financial services provider, announced today that the world’s first equity-linked token, JOBS Crypto Offering (JCO), will soon be available to Canadian accredited and non-accredited investors through FrontFundr. Finova’s token will carry the unique attribute of being linked to a share of equity in Finova and will provide for an ERC-20 Ethereum token standard that can not only be traded in cryptocurrency but is also backed by assets in a U.S. corporation.
Peter-Paul Van Hoeken once had a steady, comfortable, job at a bank in his native Netherlands. When he decided one day to leave that all behind and move to Canada so he can be more entrepreneurial, his boss at the time asked him: are you crazy? Well, ease and comfort doesn’t sit well with Peter-Paul.