3rd Annual VanFUNDING 2017 Conference

Coming Soon!




New Frontiers in Capital Innovation

Accelerate access to capital and emerging fintech markets

Join leading alternative finance, fintech, blockchain – ICO, P2P and crowdfinance experts,
investors and innovators for a full day of education, pitching and networking opportunities!

For Investors

Discover new investment strategies, startups/SMEs and new opportunities.  Meet emerging fintech crowdfunding companies in a unique Pitch + Meet format.

For Startups and SMEs

Network and pitch your venture to prospective customers, investors and the wider capital raising ecosystem at large to help propel your company to the next milestone.

For Professionals

Lawyer, accountant, marketing specialist or tech guru?  Get access to emerging early stage companies, deal flow and partners through new financial instruments to generate revenue and leads for your practice.

For Ecosystem and Supporters

Join 300+ investors, entrepreneurs, and industry enthusiasts to learn, network and be inspired by leading-edge content and the power of co-creation, innovation, tech and the crowd!


VanFUNDING 2016 is a not to be missed full day fintech crowdfunding conference that will provide unparalleled industry access, education, networking and funding opportunities to over 300 attendees in Canada’s rapidly growing alternative finance industry.



Pitching Companies


VanFUNDING 2016 is expanding from last year and will feature 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.  The program will cover current and emerging topics in crowdfunding, alternative finance and early-stage financing including:

Market Trends and Innovation

Equity Crowdfunding


Dealflow and Investors

Portal Infrastructure

Investor Strategies


Emerging Regulations

P2P Marketplaces / Online Lending

Crowdbuilding, Media/PR


Protecting your venture

Story Telling and Pitching

Fintech Disruption

Rewards and Presale

Blockchain, Crypto, Security

Community Development & Social Impact


Best Practices, AMA


Plenary in the morning; breakout in the afternoon; finish with cocktails.

Interested in speaking next year? –> Apply today

Mobile View: –> Vanfunding2016.sched.org/mobile



  • Monday, October 17, 2016
  • 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Donnelly Group Hospitality Suite (Elevator to 3rd flr)
  • 300 - 595 Hornby street Financial District, Vancouver BC, V6C 2E8
  • Format: Prime Networking
  • Sponsored by PayPal Canada


OCT 18:  VanFUNDING 2016

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • 7:30am – 7:00pm
  • The Imperial Vancouver
  • 319 Main Street, Vancouver BC, V6A 2S9
  • Format (Full Day): Opening Key, plenary all morning, breakouts in the afternoon, closing key followed by post-conference cocktail reception


OCT 17:   Pre-event Networking Reception (Sponsored by PayPal Canada)

300 – 595 Hornby street Financial District, Vancouver, BC V6C 1A4

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OCT 18:   #VanFUNDING 2016 full-day conference

The Imperial 319 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2S9

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Hosted By:


Title Sponsor:
 Fineqia Logo

Pre-Event VIP Networking Sponsor: 


Diamond Sponsor:


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Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors

Media Partners

2016 Community Partners


With new crowdfunding regulations and strong investor appetite for innovative fintech companies, 2016 is full of opportunity as markets continue to form and grow.  The 2nd Annual VanFUNDING 2016 Conference (#VanFUNDING) will be held on October 18 @ The Imperial Vancouver and will feature a full day program with a leading group of capital markets innovators, investors and enablers in the Canadian fintech crowdfunding and alternative finance markets.  Here’s a RARE opportunity to participate, engage and become part of this dynamic industry.  Join the fintech crowd and help shape one of the fastest growing industries around.

Immersive Experience

Full day of curated educational programming, networking and partnership opportunities.  All the hot button topics required to successfully navigate markets, vendors and online financing transactions for companies, investors and industry.

Market Insight & Access

High profile keynotes and 50 participant experts and speakers, round table discussions, TEDx style inspiration and mentoring opportunities.

Tap Expanding Networks

Connect with an expanding national and global capital networks of peers, prospects, partners, mentors and more.  Learn from entrepreneurial pitches, and directly connect via Pitch + Meet (1 one 1) format.

Pitch to Investors along the Road to Capital

Pitch your venture to investors and crowd along the ‘green brick road’.  Connect with early stage funding sources and expert advisors to accelerate your company’s access to capital and funding strategy.

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