Direct Co-ops to offer equity crowdfunding services in Canada

Starting January 25th, 2016, new Crowdfunding rules will go into affect for companies seeking to raise capital. The new rules along with other exemptions means that Canadian companies will have several different capital raising options available to them. Depending on the stage of your company, what province you are in and the amount of capital

Fito Blanko’s “Come Alive” becomes the Direct Initiative’s theme song

Fito Blanko’s “Come Alive”, written for Toronto’s PanAm Games, featuring Liz Rodriguez & Karl Wolf becomes the Direct Initiative’s theme song. Compelled by the mission, Fito Blanko believed the Initiative was the true embodiment of the song, thus giving its rights to the Initiative. Listen to the song at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfQGVVUNup8

Minister Michael Coteau introduces 416Direct CEO, Ahmed Attia, to The Minister of Municipal Affairs, Linda Jeffrey

Minister Michael Coteau personally introduces 416Direct CEO, Ahmed Attia, to The Minister of Municipal Affairs, Linda Jeffrey. Minister Jeffery’s portfolio includes municipal regulations across Ontario.

Richie Hawtin expresses his support and dedication to the Direct Initiative

At the ENTER.Sake event, Richie Hawtin, the godfather of electronic music, expresses his dedication and excitement to be involved in the Direct Co-ops launch.

Direct Initiative supports the Forest Hill Rotary Club on Remembrance Day

Direct Initiative supports and sponsors the Forest Hill Rotary Club in its War Veterans Remembrance meeting.

Ryan Guzman, Star of “Heroes Reborn”, to aid in the Los Angeles 310 Direct initiative

Ryan Guzman, Star actor of “Heroes Reborn” and Star of “Boy Next Door” featuring Jennifer Lopez, commits to announcing the monthly Local Heroes & aiding in 310 direct, the Los Angeles Initiative.

Brian Crombie and Michael Williams affirm support with the Direct Initiative

Brian Crombie and Michael Williams, respectively, Strategic Corporate Finance Executive & Much Music’s TV Personality, both affirm support with the Direct Initiative.

The Haitian, Jimmy Jean-Louis – Star of “Heroes Reborn”, expressed support of the Direct Initiative

The Haitian, Jimmy Jean-Louis – Star of “Hero Reborn”, met with and expressed support of the Direct Initiative.

The Canadian Latin Chamber of Commerce expressed its support of the Direct Initiative

The Canadian Latin Chamber of Commerce expressed willingness and enthusiasm to participate in the cooperative, upon the launch. Its association will further help all Latin small businesses and the community.

The French Trade Commission expressed its support of Direct Co-ops

The French Trade Commission expressed its readiness to cooperate with the hard launch and allow members access to all of their manufacturers and producers.

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