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First Major Canadian Banks Join The Blockchain Research Institute

Oct 25, 2017 News 0

Toronto, CANADA; October 25, 2017 – The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) today announced two leaders in the Canadian financial sector as its newest members. Toronto-Dominion (“TD”) Bank and CIBC, two of Canada’s “Big Five” banks, have joined the BRI with 30 other major companies to support the BRI’s exploration of the strategic issues regarding this new technology. “It is heartening to see these important organizations supporting our efforts to make Canada the leading center for fintech,” says Executive Chairman Don Tapscott, who along with Alex Tapscott is a co-founder of the Institute. “Blockchain represents a major shift in the way all organizations do business, and the strategic implications for the financial industry are particularly pressing.” As members, TD and CIBC will support over 70 research projects currently being conducted by the Institute’s global network of 50 experts, exploring the impact of blockchain technology on a number of key sectors – including…
Source: BRI

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