March 17 – March 23, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

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

BITCOIN: Morgan Stanley Joins Institutional Adopters

March 22, 2021 – As bitcoin continues to grow beyond expectations, traditional financial institutions continue to seek ways to allow their customers access to this growing market. Now, the latest to join the trend is Morgan Stanley.

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TRENDS: Time Magazine Lists ‘Comfort With Bitcoin’ as Qualification for New CFO

March 23, 2021 – The growth in awareness has been driven in part by companies like MicroStrategy and Tesla that have added bitcoin to their corporate treasuries.

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NFT: Gaming Giant Ubisoft is Making the Next Generation of NFT Games

March 20, 2021 – Ubisoft recently released the crypto fantasy soccer game ‘One Shot League’ with Sorare. ‘It has the potential to broaden exposure to NFTs and their applications in gaming even beyond the recent NFT boom…’

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REPORT: KPMG’s Banking Blueprint for the Crypto World

March 23, 2021 – Institutional digital asset adoption is driving innovation in core banking products and services across custody, brokerage, trade clearing, settlement, payments, lending & more. The paper highlights opportunities for businesses in the growing global digital asset markets.

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INTERVIEW: Why MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor Bet Company Cash on Bitcoin

March 21 2021 – Cryptocurrency champion Michael Saylor has invested more than $1 billion of MicroStrategy’s money in Bitcoin. He refers to cash as “trash” and a “melting ice cube.” Bitcoin, on the other hand, is “digital gold.” Read why he wants other corporations to join in.

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DIGITAL ASSETS: Fidelity’s Christine Sandler on Bridging the Finance Gap

March 22 2021 – Fidelity’s Christine Sandler is campaigning to make digital assets part of everyone’s lives. Sandler’s vision includes getting cryptocurrency into everyone’s hands, especially for women. Sandler says bitcoin is a message about “financial empowerment and self sovereignty”.

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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.