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DEEP Centre releases new report on crowdfunding

The Centre for Digital Entrepreneurship and Economic Performance (the DEEP Centre) is pleased to release its newest report on the potentially transformative effect of crowdfunding . The study “Crowdfunding: Catalyzing Growth, Investment and Access to Capital,” by DEEP Centre co-founder Dan Herman, notes that crowdfunding, and in particular equity crowdfunding, offers a potentially-billion dollar investment pool for Canadian small and medium sized enterprises. This portends significant benefits for the Canadian economy, notably in the mitigation of the so-called “valley of death” that sees a significant number of innovative firms die from lack of investment capital. As Herman notes, “this new source of capital could unleash significant long-term employment and economic gains.”

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For more information, contact Dan Herman at dherman@deepcentre.com

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