The world is now a globalized place and Canada is an attractive jurisdiction to raise capital either through private equity or public markets.For entrepreneurs looking to access public capital, the complexity and cost of going public and getting listed are substantially reduced on the Canadian Securities Exchange. With practical and effective regulatory oversight and modern technology, the CSE is an efficient stock exchange that fosters integrity, transparency and liquidity.The strength of Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange is world-class. In 2017, TSX and TSXV continued to surpass a number of Canadian and global benchmarks for listings, market capitalization and trading volumes. The exchanges are significant marketplaces for international capital. These markets are quite attractive for Canadian or foreign companies holding lands with minerals, cannabis or technology.