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Bitcoin Technical Analysis: March/April 2019

If you’ve checked your ticker prices today, then you will have seen that Bitcoin and the crypto market at large are having a phenomenal start to the month of April. Bitcoin has crossed the $5,000 mark for the first time since November of last year. But in a market dominated by hype and headlines, is … Continued

KoreConX Webinar Sheds Light on Digital Securities: An Industry Evolving

Security Tokens? Tokenization of Securities? Distributed Ledger Technology? Oscar Jofre and Darren Marble Will Discuss It All   [New York, NY – March 27, 2019] – After the success of the first KoreWebinar, KoreConX now brings an extensive conversation about the ever-changing landscape of traded private securities. As the ICO/STO market collapses, companies require a … Continued

3iQ Challenging The OSC’s To Review Its Decision on Bitcoin Fund

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently published Joint Canadian Securities Administrators/Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Consultation Paper 21-402 Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms. The consultation paper seeks input from the fintech community, market participants, investors and other stakeholders on how regulatory requirements may be tailored for crypto-asset trading … Continued


ETHUofT 2019: Learn What You Can’t

UofT Blockchain Group hosted an engaging 36-hour hackathon over the weekend. Students and Ethereum enthusiasts had the opportunity to experiment with Ethereum Smart Contracts using Solidity, build their first DaPP ( decentralized application), and win invaluable prizes. Alex Kozin, one of EthUofT’s first-time hackers, had this to say about his experience. This weekend I was … Continued

Succeeding in Fintech Means Being FEARLESS

The NCFA Announces the 5th Annual Fintech and Financing Conference Toronto in April with Top Fintech Thought Leaders and a Global Fintech Program The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) and partners announced today the launch of the 5th Annual 2019 Fintech & Financing Conference (#FFCON19) to be held in downtown Toronto on April 3-4, 2019. … Continued

The Villainization of Cryptocurrency

If Canada wants to be a leader in fintech, then we must understand its major facets. There are two key technological advances that are predicted to impact the finance landscape: Big Data Blockchain Technology Many key players shrug at this thought and say, “blockchain is fine, but crypto is shady.” This is a biased sentiment … Continued

5 Organizations Empowering Women in Blockchain

Today is International Women’s Day. A day to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. This is especially true in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space where the percentage of women invested and involved is far lower than that of men. Despite the statistics, The following 5 organizations are marking a call to … Continued

KoreConX Partners With Investment Fund Management Company, Stratigis

Stratigis Capital Advisors will join KorePartners Ecosystem [New York, NY – February 28, 2019] –  KoreConX is proud to announce a partnership with Stratigis Capital Advisors Inc. (“SCA”), a Canadian investment boutique with extensive experience in managing Investment Funds. SCA is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission as a Portfolio Manager, Exempt Market Dealer, and … Continued

The Quadriga Debacle Continues Part II

Part 2: The Blame Game The fall of Quadriga has become infamous. As the dust starts to settle on this once mighty exchange, its demise is one that may be recalled for generations. Quadriga’s downfall had all the excitement of a nail-biting novel, starting from a mysterious death and ending with lost treasure. However, at … Continued

More On The Quadriga Debacle

Part I: A Fall From Grace On Feb 5, Judge Wood of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia granted QuadrigaCX 30 days of creditor protection. The law warrants that 30-day protection is granted to companies which owe more than $5 million when they filed for bankruptcy. This allows such companies to restructure their finances to … Continued

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? A Research about Decred

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? Here is a summary of Decred reseach – Look at Decred (DCR) [Decred – Autonomous Digital Currency] 1.  Like Bitcoin, there will only be 21 million Decred. Blocks are produced every 5 minutes via proof of work. Block reward reductions are smoother than in bitcoin, reducing slightly every 6,144 … Continued

ICO Reminder: Disruptive Technology Has Risks

ICOs exploded on the scene in 2017, with several investors turning their donations into millions once the token went live on an exchange. This is the dream sequence for any ICO investor. However, it has become clear that due to the lack of regulation, the ICO space is riddled with scams and can often be … Continued


Canadian Exchange Account Holders Are Owed $250 Million

Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX, has filed for credit protection in Nova Scotia, just the latest in a series of bizarre turns for the Vancouver-based Bitcoin dealer. As many as 115,000 account holders are owed $250 million, which is locked up in “cold storage” only accessible to the recently deceased founder and CEO, Gerald Cotten … Continued

Protect Your Privacy With Metalyfe

Society at large is moving faster than ever before. Access to information and the sheer amount of information collected and tracked by a growing list of devices and corporations has come at a dire cost to all of us. Our Privacy. Our fundamental human right to Liberty is in jeopardy and we all need to … Continued

How Gaming Could Drive Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Adoption

Cryptocurrencies are becoming part of the growing gaming sector, but you won’t hear the term “Bitcoin” anywhere. Game developers are now creating their own virtual and cryptocurrencies, driven by digital-hungry Millenial and Gen Z generations. Society’s two youngest economically active groups have more interest in cryptocurrency than any other; they also like to play video … Continued

Ripple Mining: An Urban Legend

If you’re just starting off on your crypto journey, you may have heard of the term “mining” being thrown around a lot. Mining in the crypto world doesn’t refer to hard-hatted laborers with coal smeared faces. Instead, it refers to people who provide some sort of proof that they can be trusted to add new … Continued

The Profitability of Crypto Mining Explained

Once upon a time, cryptocurrency mining was a hobby that could be taken up by pretty much anyone. University students would have mining rigs set up in their dorm rooms verifying transactions at all times of the day. A nice profit could be made without paying much attention to the computer eating up electricity in … Continued

Deloitte and RiskBlock Alliance Want to Bring Blockchain to Canada’s Insurers

Global consulting firm Deloitte, an early adopter of blockchain, recently added blockchain insurance consortium supporter to its roster of accomplishments. supporting a consortium of insurance companies seeking to implement blockchain in the insurance industry. The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance is a group of now 40 risk management and insurance companies looking to accelerate the “time to … Continued

8 Reasons Why Ripple Will Fail

Recently, Ripple announced that 13 financial institutions will be integrated into their blockchain network. The total number of partnered institutions has now exceeded 200. In addition to this, Ripple has surpassed Ethereum and is now the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization. However, blockchain is a technology that hopes to revolutionize commerce and … Continued

Politeia enables launch of Decred Bug Bounty Program

Decred launched a Bug Bounty Program, which will offer DCR payments of up to US$ 25,000. The program is one of the proposals approved through Politeia, Decred’s governance system that allows the community to create proposals, discuss, collaborate and finance new projects and initiatives. According to Degeri, proponent of the initiative, the Decred Bug Bounty … Continued

Ripple: The Little Banking Solution That Could

Ripple is the name of a blockchain network striving to transform the banking industry into a more internationally connected system. The company has launched the RippleNet, which promises to be “One frictionless experience to send money globally.” Basically, by partnering with Ripple for cross-border payment settlements, banks and merchants are able to send money anywhere … Continued

Peer-to-Peer Exchanges are THE way to Buy & Sell Cryptocurrency

You’re reading this because you want to buy cryptocurrency. You may be wondering what the best way is to get into cryptocurrency. Well, there’s two options, Peer-to-Peer (P2P) exchanges, and centralized exchanges. You also might be wondering what the difference is between the two, and you’re definitely wondering which one is best. You’re in luck … Continued

Elections Canada Launches Consultations On Cryptocurrency Contributions

With just months to go before the next election, the agency tasked with policing the federal political fundraising is polling the parties on how to deal with contributions made via Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency platforms. In a notice posted online earlier this week, Elections Canada notes that “with interest in cryptocurrency on the rise, political entities have requested guidance on accepting contributions … Continued

10 Not-So-Obvious Things Crypto and Blockchain Have Made Better

At the inception of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency was parroted as a transformative technology ready to change the world for the better. However, in recent years, the dialogue around crypto and blockchain has shifted from radical new applications to the investment characteristics of coins. This means that a lot of interesting projects and applications being launched in … Continued

XRP to be Used by Regulated UK Bank

The UK-based bank has announced it will use both Ripple’s xRapid software and the cryptocurrency XRP for cross-border payments this year. Ripple has already revealed a number of new banking partnerships in 2019 and now works with over 200 banks and financial organizations. Euro Exim Bank, a registered and regulated bank, will use xRapid to … Continued

The Ethereum Hardfork: What It Means And How It Effects You

On January 16th, 2019, Ethereum is supposed to undergo a hardfork known as Constantinople. Though many people are viewing this network upgrade as a “new” hardfork, it is actually the second phase of “Metropolis“; the name of the overall systems upgrade. The first phase was called “Byzantium” and was successfully implemented in October of 2017. Before … Continued