Category: Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Airdrop 2016

Bitcoin Airdrop Initiative Expands across Canada and Globally No Comments

Last September, the McGill Cryptocurrency Club hosted a Bitcoin Airdrop during the McGill orientation week, after a partnership with ChangeTip enabled the club to give bitcoin to the incoming class of students. This September, the Blockchain Education Network is expanding the airdrop across Canada and the United States, thanks to a partnership with BTC.com. Student blockchain hubs in Toronto, ...


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3 Canadian Universities Compete in First Annual Blockchain Madness No Comments

Starting on March 15th, the Blockchain Education Network is launching an elimination style trivia gameshow called Blockchain Madness. There are six Universities in total who are participating, including three in Canada and three in the United States, and competing for a bitcoin prize. Nicholas Abouzeid, the director of Operations of the Blockchain Education Network, commented on the event. ...


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Ethereum Co-Founder to Address National Crowdfunding Summit in Closing Keynote No Comments

March 3, 2016, the 2nd annual National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Crowdfunding Summit will be held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Keynotes and panels at the summit provide insights about innovations in global finance and the sharing economy, impact investing, economic growth and market trends, regulatory updates and a fearless look at the future. This year's theme is "Th...


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Dean Masley explains the rebranding of the College Cryptocurrency Network No Comments

Recently, Dean Masley, the executive director of the College Cryptocurrency Network announced that the network was rebranding to the Blockchain Education Network, to better represent the new direction of the network. The College Cryptocurrency Club is a non-profit network of bitcoin clubs around the world that collaborates, shares ideas and helps spread the grassroots bitcoin movement on Universit...


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NewsBTC Canada Welcomes Bitcoin News Writer Jeanie Freshie No Comments

NewsBTC Canada welcomes our newest regular bitcoin news writer and contributor Jeanie Freshie. She will be writing articles and providing insight about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency from the perspective of the "regular person" who uses Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Jeanie's background is in writing and business and her perspective will provide a fresh view of how we look at Bitcoin in the "rea...




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Bitcoin and Canadian Pensions – Traditional Investment in Canadian Bitcoin No Comments

Canada continues to broaden horizons and lead the way with adoption and acceptance of Bitcoin and blockchain technology into a growing group of industries. To further mark this process OMERS Ventures, an arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), who has previously backed some of the most high-profile companies in the Canadian tech sector, is now including blockchain techn...


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Another Exchange for Canadian Bitcoin Trading? No Comments

The Canadian regulatory environment is more relaxed currently than our American neighbours so it is a logical extension of any serious Bitcoin exchange to offer Canadian Bitcoin Trading services to crypto-hungry Canadians. Coinbase will be offering Bitcoin trading to Canadian users. Coinbase has been on a steady expansion path moving beyond the US and into Europe with additional Global plans a...


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Blockchain at Canadian Universities – Do we need a Bitcoin Degree? No Comments

Canada is known for being innovative and cutting edge when it comes to technology. Our technological history is filled with great success stories (with our share of catastrophic failures) and in the World of Bitcoin and blockchain technology Canada is leading the way again. As we go forward do we need to have a Canadian Bitcoin Degree available from our schools? Since 2014 we have started to se...


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