August 18 – August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

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

August 18 - August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Video: Ethereum Founder Skeptical of Dorsey, Zuckerberg’s plans

August 18, 2021 – Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin shares his predictions for Ethereum and Bitcoin, and says he is skeptical about Jack Dorsey’s plans in decentralized finance and Mark Zuckberberg’s ambition to turn Facebook into a “metaverse company.”

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August 18 - August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Second-largest U.S. mortgage lender will accept payment in bitcoin

August 19, 2021 – United Wholesale Mortgage announced plans this week to accept cryptocurrency for home loans, in an apparent first for the national mortgage industry.

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August 18 - August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter BlackRock Has Almost $400M Invested in Bitcoin Mining Stocks: Report

August 20, 2021 – BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, had nearly $400 million invested in bitcoin mining companies at the end of the second quarter, according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings.

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August 18 - August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Digital Asset Funds Snap 6 Weeks of Outflows as Markets Rally

August 23, 2021 – Digital asset funds saw $21 million of net inflows last week as digital asset markets rallied, pushing the total assets under management (AUM) to $57.3 billion, the highest since May, a new report shows.

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August 18 - August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Visa buys Ethereum ‘CryptoPunk’ NFT

August 23, 2021 – “We think NFTs will play an important role in the future of retail, social media, entertainment, and commerce,” said Cuy Sheffield, head of crypto at Visa.

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August 18 - August 24, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Six Reasons Why Ethereum Has Intrinsic Value

August 23, 2021 – Learn abut Ethereum’s smart contract capabilities, the ‘New Type of Connectivity’, it’s Proof-of-Stake Model, speed and scalability, disinflationary supply and correlation to bitcoin.

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Frederick T. Pye

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & DIRECTOR

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.