About Us

Global International Financial Networking (GIFN) works with entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate executives. We assist them in developing and implementing capital raising strategies to meet their present and future funding needs. We target businesses with the potential for strong, sustained growth in revenue and profitability.

We have access to known and qualified lenders and investors. The majority of these investors have capital under management ranging from a low of some $200 million to amounts substantially exceeding $1 billion.

We look for:

  • Strong management team;
  • Significant competitive advantages;
  • Strong market position or clear market opportunity.
  • What we do

    • Equity financing;
    • Debt financing;
    • Organizational and financial re-engineering.

    We focus on these areas:

    • Infrastructure – including: social housing, port development, university buildings (including dormitories), etc;
    • Information and communications technology (ICT);
    • Biomass, renewable and clean energy technology.

The Founders

Jean-Richard Charbonneau, M.B.A., Adm.A., President and CEO

T. +1.514.891.7226

Jean-Richard CharbonneauJR Charbonneau possesses nearly 40 years of business and financial management experience. His extensive global network of investors, built up through years with companies such as the International Financial Center (IFC) in Montreal, Canada where he was Vice-President of Business Development consists mainly of European and Middle-Eastern investors. He is responsible for bringing investors to the table.

Jean-Pierre Levac
Vice-President and COO

T. +1.438.792.7174

Jean-Pierre LevacJP Levac is the owner of Codevibes Communications (www.codevibes.com), a montreal-based web design and marketing firm established in 2005 as well as co-founder and COO of GIFN (www.gifn.co) a company that develops and implements capital raising strategies for major international projects.

Involved in several tech start-ups since the late 90’s, Jean-Pierre has been working in the high-tech industry for over 20 years. He started his career as a software developer and has since occupied various specialized and management positions within industries such as healthcare, plastics and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). From 2007 to 2013 he was Managing Director, on a volunteer basis, of the Hamilton Institute – a not-for-profit organization overseen by the IHIQS.

Over the past few years Jean-Pierre has developed a keen interest for equity crowdfunding as well as crowdfunding in general as a vehicle of empowerment to small businesses as well as individuals across the globe. He is a co-founder and administrator of Equity Crowdfund Quebec.  He is responsible for bringing clients to the table.