Social Venture Connexion: A Canadian Model for Impact Investing

Partner Aaron Emes and co-author Alan Ritchie have written an article for ACC Docket about MaRS Discovery District’s innovative online investment platform, Social Venture Connextion1 . The article provides an overview of, among other things, how the first-of-type platform works, who will use it—and why its approval from regulators represents a watershed moment in Canada.

To read the article on ACC Docket’s website, click here.

For more about the SVX, read our Corporate and Capital Markets bulletin, “Torys Advises on Canada’s First Online Capital-Raising Platform to Receive Regulatory Approval” by Aaron Emes and Catherine de Gusti.


1 Torys advises the SVX on all securities regulatory aspects of its operations.

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