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There are some things that you will need to do before you start speaking to potential investors and raising capital. The information below may help you prepare to raise capital and comply with the terms and conditions of the Exemption and Ontario securities laws.



Step 1: Enter into an agreement with a dealer, if applicable

If a business has decided that it will rely on the Exemption and will raise capital with the assistance of a dealer outlined in paragraph 18(1)(e) of the Exemption, it should take steps negotiate and enter into an agreement with a dealer.

For more information on how to identify an exempt market dealer, an angel investor group or a crowdfunding portal, see also, Is there a list of dealers that can be contacted to find out more about their services?