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TRON Launches North American Community Development Campaign

November 27th, 2017 By Michael Gord

TRON, the open protocol for developers to build decentralized content entertainment applications on the blockchain has launched a community development campaign to engage the North American audience. In partnership with MLG Blockchain Consulting, TRON has been represented at events in Toronto, Montreal and London in the past two weeks, with many more upcoming. The TRON community is also … Continue reading TRON Launches North American Community Development Campaign

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Bitcoin Airdrop Initiative Expands across Canada and Globally

September 2nd, 2016 By Michael Gord

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 … Continue reading Bitcoin Airdrop Initiative Expands across Canada and Globally

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Blockchain Hackathon Distributed: Trade Has $25k in Prizes

May 23rd, 2016 By Michael Gord

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 … Continue reading Blockchain Hackathon Distributed: Trade Has $25k in Prizes

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3 Canadian Universities Compete in First Annual Blockchain Madness

February 26th, 2016 By Michael Gord

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 … Continue reading 3 Canadian Universities Compete in First Annual Blockchain Madness

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New Proposal Can Change Digital Currencies Laws in Europe

February 22nd, 2016 By Michael Gord

A new proposal was announced by the European Commission that can drastically change the environment for digital currencies in the European Union. This is after Bitcoin was determined by the European Court of Justice to be treated in the same way as traditional money. In a statement they released that bitcoin transactions “are exempt from VAT (value-added … Continue reading New Proposal Can Change Digital Currencies Laws in Europe

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Ethereum Co-Founder to Address National Crowdfunding Summit in Closing Keynote

February 18th, 2016 By Jeanine Freshie

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 … Continue reading Ethereum Co-Founder to Address National Crowdfunding Summit in Closing Keynote

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Jamie Robinson from QuickBT Discusses the Canadian Bitcoin Ecosystem

February 4th, 2016 By Michael Gord

The bitcoin community has grown substantially since the beginning of 2009. As the community grows, so does the number of businesses that build the bitcoin infrastructure. Many early bitcoin businesses stop being able to compete and fade into oblivion. The ones who have stuck around though have become the foundation of the industry. QuickBT is … Continue reading Jamie Robinson from QuickBT Discusses the Canadian Bitcoin Ecosystem

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