On Demand Webinar

Osler National Blockchain & Investment Summit – Panel 1

Date of recording

Nov 2, 2017


1 HR

Justin D. Young

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Vancouver

CLE / CPD Credit Information

  • Ontario – Substantive - 1.00
  • Quebec – General credits - 1.00

It is impossible to ignore the explosive growth in crypto-currencies and Blockchain-enabled means for capital raising. Increasingly, both start-ups and established high-growth tech companies are choosing to raise capital, enrich existing technology platforms or introduce new or novel businesses using Blockchain-enabled technology. Of equal significance is the growing investor interest in crypto-currencies and initial coin offerings. Given the rapid pace of change, it is no surprise that we are confronted with a myriad of significant questions relating to the economic, legal and regulatory framework associated with Blockchain-based investments.   The Osler Blockchain & Investment Summit will feature Blockchain technology, business and legal experts, and include interactive discussions on the future of Blockchain-enabled venture capital investing, the functionality of initial coin offerings and the opportunities and challenges facing Blockchain-based investment platforms and products. The Summit is for both tech entrepreneurs and capital markets professionals who are looking for a deeper dive into these subjects.

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Blair Wiley, General Counsel, Wealthsimple

  • Frédéric Dionne, Founder and Chief Legal Officer of dubdub and co-developer of the Interactive Video and Experience Protocol

  • Christian Lassonde, Founder and Managing Partner of Impression Ventures

  • Bernd Petak, Co-founder and Investment Partner at Northmark Ventures and corporate director, advisor and speaker on crypto and blockchain technology. 

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