Category: Event

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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Blockchain Hackathon Distributed: Trade Has $25k in Prizes No Comments

On June 12-13, 2016, a day prior to the Distributed: Trade conference, BTC Media and SixThirty announced a 24-hour blockchain hackathon with a total of $25,000 in prize money. The hackathon will put teams from corporate giants, blockchain industry experts and the top universities in the world against each other to build the next generation of blockchain applications to solve problems in payment...


Blockchain Madness 2016 Powered by Purse

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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Can you find the coin? Interview with “Rich In the Six” No Comments

There's treasure in those hills... or buildings... or??? In case you haven't heard yet, right now in Toronto there is a contest going on called "Rich in the Six". This is not your average contest however. Somewhere in Toronto there is a coin hidden with clues that lead to it's location being posted online. If you can decipher the clues and find the coin you are rewarded with a prize of $1000 c...


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Bitcoin at the CNE… How can Bitcoin work amidst chaos? No Comments

The Canadian National Exhibition is now running in Toronto until Labour Day weekend. This bittersweet event for Torontonians marks the start of the days where we can ride rickety contraptions, eat deep-fried anything and try our luck at games of chance in hopes of winning a stuffed representation of popular cartoon characters. It also marks the (un)official countdown to the end of summer which ha...


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Bitcoin for Beginners Workshop in Toronto No Comments

As the Canadian Bitcoin scene continues to explode more companies are getting involved with sharing information and helping people get on board. There are many people looking for their first Bitcoin experience but they don't know where to start. An increasing number of meetups, workshops and other formats for helping introduce people to using Bitcoin have been emerging more frequently. One of t...



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Ethereum Frontier Launch No Comments

This week is a big week for the Ethereum project. Thursday will be the launch of Frontier the first release for this ambitious and potentially revolutionary platform. Here are the MeetUp details: http://www.meetup.com/torontoethereum/events/224231457/   What is Ethereum? Here are some select words which sum up the project well: Ethereum is a blockchain-based virtual mach...


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