TMX’s Shorcan Announces Cryptocurrency Initiative

Shorcan DCN to team up with Paycase Financial to provide cryptocurrency brokerage services and create global data products – March 22, 2018 (TORONTO) – TMX Group today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Shorcan Digital Currency Network (Shorcan DCN) has entered into an agreement with Paycase Financial (Paycase), a Toronto-based, value network and trustware provider for decentralized financial services, most widely known for their mobile-first remittance platform, to launch a new cryptocurrency brokerage service focused on Bitcoin and Ether. BMO Financial Group will provide Shorcan DCN with banking services as part…

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Canada launches first Blockchain ETF amid Bitcoin crash

Harvest Portfolio just received approval for the first CANADIAN blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) which is set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week.   The firm filed the paperwork for its Blockchain Technologies ETF in January and Harvest Portfolio said the fund will invest “in equity securities of issuers exposed, directly or indirectly to the development and implementation of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies”.   Full story: –ETF – Toronto Stock Exchange, Harvest Portfolio The filing and approval come after a torrid month for Bitcoin investors and prominent…

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GMP Securities to Host Inaugural Blockchain Conference and Announces Mike Novogratz as Keynote Speaker

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2017 /CNW/ – GMP Securities L.P. (GMP or the Company), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GMP Capital Inc. (TSX: GMP), today announced it will be hosting the inaugural GMP Securities Blockchain Technology Conference on December 7, 2017 at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.   The Company is also pleased to confirm Michael Novogratz, Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Investment Partners, as keynote speaker. Mr. Novogratz, an internationally recognized investor in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, will share his expert insights, first-hand experience as well as his outlook for blockchain and cryptocurrencies.…

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