Alex Tapscott, co-founder of Toronto’s Blockchain Research Institute and founder of NextBlock Global, a company dedicated to investing in the digital asset space will be keynoting a the Extraordinary Future Conference on September 20th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Tapscott recently closed an oversubscribed $20 Million financing for NextBlock Global. The firm will be using the funds to buy cryptocurrencies and invest in startups built using blockchain technology.
“We are delighted with the outcome of this financing and we are ready to lead in this fast changing and disruptive marketplace,” said Alex Tapscott. Blockchain technology will be a substantial focus at the Extraordinary Future Conference. Alex Tapscott will be joined by Harry Pokrandt, CEO of Hive Blockchain, Guy Halford-Thompson, CEO of BTL Group and Marc Van Derr Chijs, Founder of First Block Capital on a blockchain panel discussion moderated by Blake Corbett of PI Financial.
The Extraordinary Future Conference will be showcasing Canadian technology companies spanning blockchain technology, virtual and augmented reality, health technology, the future of energy and more.