Modernizing regulation to support fintech innovation.

OSC LaunchPad Rocket The Ontario Securities Commission's OSC LaunchPad engages with fintech businesses, provides the opportunity for support in navigating the requirements, and strives to keep regulation in step with digital innovation.

Securities regulation may apply to you if your business involves:

  • Digital platforms that connect investors with firms seeking to raise capital.
  • Lending platforms that allow investors to fund loans (or portions of loans).
  • Technology and/or data-driven investment activities or advice, including online advice.
  • Investor networks and organizations, and the platforms that support them.

Events & news

Canadian Crowdfinance Summit
February 28, 2017-March 1, 2017

The OSC LaunchPad team will be speaking at the 3rd annual Canadian Crowdfinance Summit presented by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada. More

OSC and FCA Sign Co-Operation Agreement to Support Innovative Businesses
February 22, 2017

Under a new Co-Operation Agreement ('Agreement'), innovative FinTech businesses in Ontario and the United Kingdom will be able to seek support from their financial regulators as they seek to operate in the other’s market. More

OSC Announces Fintech Advisory Committee Members
January 26, 2017

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the membership of its new Fintech Advisory Committee (FAC), which will advise OSC staff on developments in the fintech space as well as the unique challenges faced by fintech businesses in the securities industry. More

OSC LaunchPad strives to help fintech businesses navigate securities requirements, avoid costly regulatory surprises, and accelerate time-to-market.

We embrace innovation while fulfilling our mandate to provide protections to investors and promote confidence in our markets.