Calgary, Alberta — September 15, 2023 — Backers Securities Inc. (“Backers”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully submitted all required documents to the Alberta Securities Commission under paragraph 3(1)(e) of National Instrument 45-110 Start-up Crowdfunding Registration and Prospectus Exemptions (“NI 45-110”). The completion of this filing process grants Backers an exemption from the dealer registration requirement, thereby authorizing Backers to launch its startup crowdfunding portal operations in the province of Alberta effective as of September 14, 2023.
“Provided that Backers meets and continues to meet all requirements set out in subsection 3(1) of
NI 45-110, it is exempt from the dealer registration requirement and can commence its funding
portal operations respecting crowdfunding distributions in the province of Alberta as of September
14, 2023. As a reminder, Backers is also required to comply with the requirements at subsection
3(2) of NI 45-110 in order to continue to rely on this exemption.” – ASC
Expanding Access to Investment Opportunities
By obtaining this exemption, Backers will be able to offer Albertans a new avenue for investment opportunities, especially for start-ups and smaller enterprises. This marks a significant milestone for both Backers and the Alberta investment community, as it opens up additional financial options for businesses and investors alike.
About Backers Securities Inc.
Backers Securities Inc. thanks to recent regulatory shifts and major technology advances, currently operates a Funding Portal under the Start-Up Crowdfunding Portal – Exemption in Ontario, BC, and Alberta that enables companies in Ontario and BC to raise up to $1.5M selling shares/equity in their company and/or issuing debt to everyday retail investors for as little as a $100 investment… Commonly known as an IBO (Initial Backers Offering).
As Backers rolls out its crowdfunding services, regular updates will be provided to ensure all stakeholders are kept well-informed about the company’s activities and milestones.
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This press release is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. Backers Securities Inc. encourages all prospective participants to consult their financial advisors before making any investment decisions.
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