The Cost of Listing on a Stock Exchange or Obtaining a Quote in North America

[As published on March 11, 2016 on]

cost-of-listingIt is difficult to find information on the internet about the cost of listing on a stock exchange or obtaining a quote on an over the counter trading market in North America. It is equally difficult to find information about the annual sustaining fees you can expect once listed or quoted.

Where you decide to have your stock trade after a major capital raise is a combination of whether you meet the eligibility requirements for listing on a particular platform and a business decision.  Knowing the full cost of listing and annual sustaining fees is necessary to make this an informed business decision. Continue reading

Alixe Cormick is the founder of Venture Law Corporation in Vancouver, British Columbia and a member of Commercialization Advisory Board of the Life Science Institute at the University of British Columbia, the Advisory Board of the National Crowdfunding Association and two private tech companies. She is also a member of the Pacific Northwest Keiretsu Forum, an association of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors, and Vantech Angel Technology Network, a Vancouver angel group. You can reach Alixe by phone at 604-659-9188, by email at, on twitter @AlixeCormick or on Google+.