January 28 – February 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

North iQ Weekly Newsletter is curated to provide insights on digital asset industry developments, market announcements, and performance analysis.

Ark-Invest Big Ideas 2021 

January 26, 2021 – Bitcoin already “deserves a strategic allocation in well-diversified institutional portfolios,” the researchers noted. “(bitcoin) could scale from roughly $500 billion to $1-5 trillion in network capitalization during the next 5 to 10 years”.

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Podcast: Fred Pye speaks with the Canadian Blockchain Consortium

February 1, 2021 – “In three years when Bitcoin’s supply will be cut in half, it will be twice as scarce as gold and potentially twice as good as a store of wealth.” says Fred Pye as he talks about his early interest in Bitcoin and growth plans for 3iQ.

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Ray Dalio: ‘Bitcoin One Hell of an invention’ Considers it for New Funds

January 28, 2021 – The largest hedge fund manager in the world, Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates calls bitcoin “one hell of an invention” as a “long-duration option on a highly unknown future”.

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2021 Outlook, Going Mainstream

January 28, 2021 – Tom Lee, renowned sell side Wall Street analyst predicts bitcoin to be worth $100k at year-end 2021, a 300% annual increase. “Expecting a pause and lots of volatility but ending year higher”.

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Bitcoin in a familiar package

February 1, 2021 – “Closed end funds listed on TSX provide access to digital assets while avoiding the pitfalls and security concerns that are sometimes tied to the over-the-counter and unregulated crypto markets.”

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Elon Musk thinks Bitcoin will get ‘broad acceptance’ in finance

February 1, 2021 – Elon Musk added #bitcoin to his Twitter profile and BTC price surged 17% in less than two hours. “I think bitcoin is really on the verge of getting broad acceptance by conventional finance people” said Musk as he confirmed his support for Bitcoin.

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Frederick T. Pye


Frederick T. Pye is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of 3iQ Corp. He is also the Chairman and Director of 3iQ Digital Holdings Inc. Mr. Pye is recognized for creating and promoting creative and unique investment products for the investment industry.

Mr. Pye has managed private client portfolios with Landry Investment Management and various other investment dealers. Prior to this Mr. Pye was Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Argentum Management and Research Corporation, a company dedicated to managing and distributing quantitative investment portfolios including the first long-short mutual fund in Canada.

He was also Senior Vice-President and National Sales Manager of Fidelity Investments Canada and an integral part of the team that saw assets rise from $80 million to over $7.5 billion in assets under management during his tenure. He also held various positions with Guardian Trust Company, which listed the first Gold, Silver and Platinum Certificates on the Montreal Exchange.

Mr. Pye obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University.