3iQ Research Group: Two-Factor-Authentication (2FA) | 3iQ Corp

3iQ Research Group: Two-Factor-Authentication (2FA) | 3iQ Corp. What is Two-Factor-Authentication (2FA)? Two-Factor-Authentication (2FA) is an additional layer of security that is implemented by a majority of online crypto-exchanges. 2FA is a subset of Multi-Factor-Authentication (MFA) in that 2FA requires two pieces of information whereas MFA calls for 2 or more pieces of evidence. In […]

3iQ Research Group: Consensus Mechanisms Explained | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: Consensus Mechanisms Explained | 3iQ Corp. Consensus Mechanisms Explained – Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake. A central aspect of blockchain technology is the distributed ledger, which contains a record of all previous transactions. It is called a distributed ledger because it is not stored in a central location, rather it is stored across a […]

3iQ Research Group: Cryptocurrency Mining | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: Cryptocurrency Mining | 3iQ Corp. What is Cryptocurrency Mining? Many cryptocurrencies rely on a distributed and decentralized verification process for appending the incoming transactions facilitated by the network. This process requires hardware, electricity and time to set up and maintain. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum have thousands of nodes contributing computing […]

3iQ Research Group: What are ICOs? | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: What are ICOs? | 3iQ Corp. What are ICOs? An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is a fundraising method where investors buy tokens similar to how investors purchase shares in an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The developers state how much they need to fulfill their project and what cryptocurrency they will accept as […]

Litecoin Profile (LTC) | 3iQ Research Group

Litecoin Profile (LTC) | 3iQ Research Group Litecoin Profile (LTC) Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software that allows for the transfer and creation of new coins without a central managing authority. Litecoin is nearly identical to Bitcoin in its technical aspects as both use a global blockchain to record all balances and […]

3iQ Research Group: Is Bitcoin Money? | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: Is Bitcoin Money? | 3iQ Corp. History of Money We all use money and spend significant portions of our lives working for it, but what is it? Money in its simplest form is a medium of exchange, unit of account, and store of value. Money developed as a result of the difficulties […]

3iQ Research Group: Blockchain Forks | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: Blockchain Forks | 3iQ Corp. Hard-forks and Soft-forks It seems like every couple of months there’s news of a new “fork” in the Bitcoin network. For those who are relatively unfamiliar with cryptoassets, the concept of “forking” a Blockchain may seem threatening but the ability to fork is an inherent attribute of […]

3iQ Research Group: Atomic Swaps | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: Atomic Swaps | 3iQ Corp. Up until very recently, the only way for traders or cryptocurrency/cryptoasset holders to acquire altcoins was to make use of BTC or ETH pairings on various decentralized exchanges, often limiting what is accessible or forcing users to subscribe to multiple exchanges to trade specific tokens. This structure […]

Ethereum Profile (ETH) | 3iQ Research Group

Ethereum Profile (ETH) | 3iQ Research Group Ethereum Profile (ETH) Ethereum has well established itself as the #2 player in the cryptoasset market, behind none other than Bitcoin. In short Ethereum is meant to be a ‘World Computer’, providing the ability to replace centralized servers with thousands of nodes (individual computers) across the world. A […]

3iQ Research Group: Blockchain Security | 3iQ Corp.

3iQ Research Group: Blockchain Security | 3iQ Corp. Blockchain network vastly improves cyber-security The birth of the internet in the 1970’s represented massive change, ushering a new era of instantaneous interconnection and freedom of information, increasing our potential as a species and revolutionizing the way we apply ourselves in almost every industry imaginable. With the […]

Fred Pye

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.