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

Seizing the Opportunity: Building the Toronto Region into a Global Fintech Leader

Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) released a report on the financial technology (fintech) ecosystem in the Toronto-Kitchener-Waterloo corridor. More

Canadian Bitcoin Blockchain meetup: Blockchain Revolution!
May 8, 2017

The OSC LaunchPad team will be present at Blockchain Revolution! Please come by to say hello and to learn more about how we can help your fintech business. More

OSC Highlights Potential Securities Law Requirements for Businesses Using Distributed Ledger Technologies
March 8, 2017

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is advising businesses that use distributed ledger technologies (DLT), such as blockchain, as part of their financial products or service offerings that they may be subject to Ontario securities law requirements. 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.