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

Ontario’s Red Tape Challenge

Share your thoughts: How can regulations be improved to better support businesses in Ontario? More

OSC seeks applications for Fintech Advisory Committee
November 1, 2016

The Fintech Advisory Committee will advise OSC LaunchPad staff on developments in the fintech space and the unique challenges faced by start-ups in the securities industry. More

Australian financial regulator and OSC sign agreement to support innovative businesses
November 2, 2016

Innovative fintech companies in Australia and Ontario will be able to draw on support from the combined resources of their financial regulators as they seek to operate in the others’ market, under a new agreement. 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.