By Matthew – Published on July 3, 2018
June was an exciting month for investors, from the gold vs crypto vs cannabis panel that took place at the 2018 International Mining Investment Conference to looking at the value and real-world uses of blockchain. In our monthly roundup we bring together the most popular investing topics and...
By Matthew – Published on June 26, 2018
Last month we took a look at Canadian companies who are currently attracting global tech investors and helping grow a venture capital culture. During the 2018 Cantech Investment Conference we had a chance to sit down with some of the top CEOs and discuss the path they took and how they are...
By Nicholas – Published on June 17, 2018
The market for sports gambling in the USA is estimated to be worth at least $150 billion USD. Until the recent Supreme Court decision to legalize sports betting at a federal level, there was no way for anyone to build a business that centred around sports wagering. Now it looks like states are...
By Nicholas – Published on June 11, 2018
Blockchain development is attracting some serious capital. So far this year Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has raised more than $9 billion US Dollars. Nearly half of that figure was raised by EOS, a new Blockchain that is being designed to compete with Bitcoin and Ethereum. The amount of money...
By Nicholas – Published on May 20, 2018
The massive ramp in the price and popularity of cryptocurrency has made people take notice of a little watched sector. Bitcoin and Ethereum made numerous new millionaires appear over the last two years. But Blockchain, which is the system that makes cryptocurrencies function, has found a firm base...
By Nicholas – Published on March 15, 2018
It looks like the rumors are true, and from June, Google will ban all ads that relate to cryptocurrencies and ICO's across its entire platform. The announcement falls in line with a recent policy shift by Facebook, with both major online players moving to try and protect users from ICO scams...
By Nicholas – Published on March 12, 2018
It would appear that Bitcoin's volatility is here to stay. The world's most valuable crypto is trading flat on the day at the time of writing at around $9,500 USD, after blasting past 11,000 USD over the last two weeks. This was followed by a huge dump that took Bitcoin down past $9,000...
Published on February 28, 2018
Harry Pokrandt, HIVE Blockchain Technologies at Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 28, 2018
The Blockchain space has exploded in popularity, and a long standing Canadian developer has voiced his concerns that Canada is in danger of falling behind places like the US and EU as a development hub for Blockchain. Louis Cleroux is the founder and CEO of Montreal based Leadweb. Mr. Cleroux...
Published on February 26, 2018
Anthony Diiorio, Ethereum & Jaxx Wallet, Frank Holmes from HIVE Blockchain Technologies, and Kevin Rooke from Coinsquare share their thoughts at the Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 21, 2018
The world of finance wasn't ready for cryptos. 2017 saw the rise of an asset class that still isn't easy to place in an existing category. Cryptocurrencies are more like a commodity than a currency at this point, but unlike a physical commodity, they offer little utility to the people...
By Nicholas – Published on January 30, 2018
One of the most influential tech conferences of the year will open tomorrow, with world-leading Canadian companies there to interact with investors and the public. This will be the fifth anniversary of the Cantech Investment Conference! There will be many companies whose business models...
By Nicholas – Published on January 25, 2018
In less that a week this year's Cantech Investment Conference will open its doors, with loads of innovative companies there to make connections, and share what they do best. The last year has seen a new wave of investment hit the Canadian tech sector. Pretty much any tech industry you can...
By Nicholas – Published on January 18, 2018
The last few months have seen a number of new Blockchain based companies pop up. Some are crypto miners, while others, like Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG) offer more specialized services for looking at Bitcoin based transactions. Unlike some of the companies in the 'Blockchain'...
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