TSX Ignite Kicks Off Live Events at MaRS in Toronto on April 30

April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 (TORONTO) - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) kick off the TSX Ignite live event series in Toronto on Wednesday, April 30. Launched last month, this innovative program is designed to help support the growth and development of small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada by providing companies with information and tips on how to build great businesses.

The live events bring together leading banking, legal and accounting advisors to share experiences and best practices with entrepreneurs at all stages and from all sectors. Topics will include keys to raising capital, important building blocks for success and common mistakes to avoid. There will also be keynote addresses from successful entrepreneurs who will share their experiences as they built their businesses.

WHERE: MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario
WHEN: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
AGENDA: Welcome & Introduction
Keynote: Mark MacLeod and Michael Garrity
Four "Must Do" Tips for Raising Capital (panel)
Keynote: Howard Gwin
Four Practices to Make Your Company Better (panel)
Keynote: Matthew Corrin
KEY SPEAKERS: Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange
Matthew Corrin, Founder & CEO, Freshii
Michael Garrity, CEO, Financeit
Howard Gwin, Independent Corporate Director & Chairman
Mark MacLeod, CFO & Chief Corporate Development Officer, FreshBooks

In 2013, TSX and TSXV welcomed 266 new issuers and total equity capital raised was $43.6 billion, making the Exchanges seventh in the world for equity capital raised.

For more details about TSX Ignite, visit www.tsxignite.com. Members of the media should RSVP directly to catherine.kee@tmx.com.

About TMX Group (TSX: X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at https://twitter.com/tmxgroup.