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B.C. regulators okay registration of Canada’s first cryptocurrency fund manager

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 @ 9:10 AM | By Robert Wallis

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has granted investment fund manager registration to First Block Capital Inc., a Vancouver-based investment firm focused on providing investment exposure to the emerging digital currency asset class.  This registration makes First Block the first registered investment fund manager in Canada dedicated solely to cryptocurrency investments.

“Cryptocurrency investments are a new and novel form of investing in Canada. We have seen from the market and from investors that there is a strong appetite for access to these kinds of investments,” said...