NexusCrowd announced today that it has joined the MaRS Financial Technology (FinTech) cluster. Established in 2015, the cluster connects the financial services sector with high impact startups to drive innovation and growth in the fields of financial services, emerging payments, peer-to-peer transactions, crypto-currencies and alternative lending.
“This is an exciting time for the FinTech industry and we are thrilled to be part of Canada’s leading cluster”, said Hitesh Rathod, CEO NexusCrowd. “Our relationship will give us access to valuable resources including MaRS’ strategic network of partners while also creating opportunities to collaborate with like-minded high potential companies.”
Learn more about the MaRS FinTech Cluster
About MaRS Discovery District
MaRS Discovery District (@MaRSDD) in Toronto is one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs. MaRS supports promising young ventures that are tackling key societal challenges in the health, cleantech and information and communications technology sectors. In the last three years, these ventures have raised $1.3 billion in capital and earned $640 million in revenue. In addition to helping startups launch, grow and scale, the MaRS community is dedicated to cross-disciplinary collaboration, commercialization of discoveries and driving ideas to impact.
About NexusCrowd Inc.
NexusCrowd is the first investment platform in Canada that provides accredited investors with exclusive access to co-invest alongside institutional investors in deals that have reached at least 50% of the funding target.
NexusCrowd is led by a team with expertise in financial services, technology and institutional finance. It's the only investment platform in Canada with an exempt market dealer license that uniquely partners with institutions on equity and debt investments. Combined with proprietary investment and fundraising technology, NexusCrowd provides a simple, transparent process for accredited investors, and a frictionless way for private equity partners to raise new capital.