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OSC Dialogue 2013 – Capital Formation in Canada: Issue or Opportunity


Brian Koscak Blog | Nov 14, 2013

On October 8, 2013 OSC Dialogue took place at the Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place.raising capital  Moderator David Kaufman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Westcourt Capital Corporation, led a discussion on Capital Formation in Canada: Issue or Opportunity.  The distinguished panel involved:

Listen to an excellent discussion on raising capital in Canada that includes dialogue around the following topics:

  • Public and private market trends including the convergence of social media and corporate finance
  • Equity crowdfunding exemption and OM exemption
  • Need for additional capital to fund early stage companies
  • Cost of raising capital for startups
  • Reasons for disclosure and the cost of suitability
  • Potential for less onerous and costly regulations for startups versus more established companies
  • Smaller private equity capital raises as a feeder system to public markets

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Brian Koscak Blog
OSC Dialogue 2013

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Capital Formation in Canada: Issue or Opportunity?


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