Media Coverage

  • Be the Better Broker Volume 2

    2016

    bethebetterbroker.ca

    "This is a mobile gift-giving platform that allows you to send a client gifts such as a bottle of wine, a meal credit or a coffee via text message. It's especially impressive if you know the client is at a Guusto establishment and are able to text them their gift on the spot. As a bonus, Guusto also allows the gift giver to reclaim unclaimed gifts, which is not something you can do with a gift card. Also, it's vastly cooler than a gift card when employed strategically."

  • The Ultimate Equity Crowdfunding Guide

    Mar 24, 2016

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    Guusto was the first company in Canada to successfully close an equity crowdfunding financing round, but before that, he and his co-founder invested their own money into building the start-up and also raised funds from friends and family. Having that financing history and using the money to create a company that was generating revenue made a strong case for equity crowdfunding....

  • Startups navigate regulatory patchwork amid new equity crowdfunding rules

    Mar 21, 2016

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    FrontFundr was the first online portal to close a deal in Canada under the startup exemption, helping Vancouver-based Guusto raise $50,000 for its gifting app in September. “While there’s definitely opportunity to raise funds through this mechanism, I would caution against setting out to raise too much money,” said Guusto co-founder Joe Facciolo. “There just may not be the eyeballs on the platform yet that would allow a company to raise $1 million....

  • A New Tab - full page article in Financial Post Magazine

    Nov 11, 2015

  • BCIC #BCTechStories

    Oct 7, 2015