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Securities Crowdfunding Breakthrough
On May 14, 2015, six Canadian provincial securities commissions smartly moved to the forefront of debt and equity crowdfunding in North America by issuing the rules under which start up and early-stage companies can tap this new source of capital via funding portals.
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Why are Canadian venture capital assets struggling so mightily?
 The paltry returns have generated much debate. Some point to the industry’s greater tolerance for backing “B-grade” management teams in portfolio companies, rather than the “A-grade” teams U.S. venture capital funds require.
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InsidePolicy-PDFCanada Needs a Financial Innovation Institute
Less visible to regulators and governments than the traditional areas of risk management has been the increasing threat posed by inattention to the impact of super-regulation on innovation in financial services.
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HouseofCommons-FinanceCommittee-SubmissionSubmission to the House of Commons Finance Committee
Letter from RCG in response to the committee’s invitation to the public to submit proposals as part of its pre-budget consultations process…
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RichardRemillard_smNCFA Welcomes Richard Remillard to NCFA’s Advisory Board
As a Special Consultant to NCFA Canada, Richard will assist the Association to strategically grow Canada into a world class Crowdfunding Centre and help strengthen and integrate crowdfunding markets into the existing eco-system.
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FutureofPCThe Future Conditional of Private Capital Markets
Predicting the future can be a hazardous undertaking, doomed to futility even. As Sophocles put it in Oedipus Rex, “No skill in the world, nothing human can penetrate the future.”
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Investor-and-Money-Tree-300x200Two Ships Passing in the Night: Wealth Management and Venture Capital
The fundraising challenges facing the Canadian venture capital (VC) industry are well known and widely acknowledged. Institutional investors and retail investors alike have been shunning the asset class, causing governments to step in and fill the gap. 
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PCMA&RR_logoPCMA ANNOUNCEMENT: New Chair and Board of Directors
The Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA), is pleased to announce the election of its first Western Canada based Chair and the election of 11 new members of its national Board of Directors, including Richard Remillard, President of Rémillard Consulting Group. 
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