Ontario Securities Commission seeks cryptocurrency and blockchain experts for Fintech Advisory Committee

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EconoTimes | Nov 23, 2017

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is seeking applications for membership on its Fintech Advisory Committee (FAC).

The FAC is tasked with advising OSC LaunchPad staff on the latest developments in the fintech space and the challenges faced by innovative businesses in the securities industry. Launched in 2016, OSC LaunchPad engages with eligible fintech businesses and helps them in navigating securities regulatory requirements. It strives to keep regulation in line with digital innovation.

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The OSC is seeking FAC members with experience in areas including digital platforms (e.g. crowdfunding portals, online advisers); cryptocurrencies or distributed ledger technologies (e.g. blockchain); venture capital, financial services, securities, legal or accounting, with a focus on the fintech or technology sector; data science or AI (artificial intelligence); fintech or technology entrepreneurship; compliance or RegTech solutions; or cryptography or cybersecurity.

Applications are open until December 22, 2017.

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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with both social and investment crowdfunding, alternative finance, fintech, P2P, ICO, and online investing stakeholders across the country. NCFA Canada provides education, research, industry stewardship, and networking opportunities to over 1600+ members and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding industry in Canada.  For more information, please visit:  www.ncfacanada.org

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