October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Bitcoin ETFs Aren’t New. Here’s How They’ve Fared Outside the US October 20, 2021 – Canada’s top three ETFs by AUM are all directly invested in spot bitcoin with the futures-based alternative drawing in only $7.6 million (CAD $10.48 million) AUM or about 0.3% of Canadian ETFs, providing insight to the preference of investors. Read […]

October 06 – October 12, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Bitcoin—not gold—is the new inflation hedge, says JPMorgan October 08, 2021 – Bitcoin has seen large fluctuations this year, but that doesn’t seem to be bothering investors. According to JPMorgan’s Thursday note, “Institutional investors appear to be returning to Bitcoin, perhaps seeing it as a better inflation hedge than gold.” Read the report here. ConsenSys Holds […]

September 22 – September 28, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Dubai Free Zone Greenlights Crypto Trading September 23, 2021 – The agreement creates a framework for the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA) to license and acquire approvals for all cryptocurrency-related activities in the free zone. In April 2021, 3iQ secured a regulatory clearance to list the first indexed crypto fund in the Middle East on Nasdaq Dubai. Read the report here. Netflix […]

September 15 – September 21, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Why Institutional Adopters of Crypto Are Looking Beyond Bitcoin September 14, 2021 – “Bitcoin has a very specific role in the crypto market as digital gold, and many people think crypto has broader applications as the new internet of finance…” Read the report here. US Treasury Turns Its Gaze to Stablecoin Issuers September 16, 2021 […]

September 08 – September 14, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

September 08 – September 14, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Cathie Wood’s Ark Grants Itself Power to Buy Canada Bitcoin ETFs September 13, 2021 – Cathie Wood’s Ark Investment Management is allowing one of its funds to invest in Canadian Bitcoin ETFs as the money manager seeks fresh ways to bet on digital assets. Read the report here. Gary Gensler on Crypto, SPACs, and Robinhood […]

September 01 – September 07, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

FDIC Nears Deal With Crypto Custodian to Manage Assets of Failed Banks September 7, 2021 – Sources say the FDIC is close to announcing a contract with crypto custodian Anchorage. Hiring a custodian will make it easier for the FDIC to liquidate crypto assets. The potential deal reflects how crypto is becoming a part of all aspects […]

August 25 – August 31, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

What’s Next for Crypto? Here Are 10 Predictions August 26, 2021 – As an emergent and inherently volatile asset class, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ether and others might seem to defy predictive modeling and forecasting. What’s next? Read these 10 predictions by Philip Gradwell, Chief Economist at Chainalysis. Read the report here. OSC bars the […]

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.” Read the report here. Second-largest U.S. mortgage lender will […]

August 11 – August 17, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Retail Giant Walmart Seeking to Hire Digital, Cryptocurrency Lead August 15, 2021 – Part of the role’s remit includes driving the retail giant’s digital currency strategy. Identifying crypto-related partnerships and investments will also be part of the role. Read the report here. U.S. Government Puts $10M Crypto Bounty on Hackers’ Heads August 16, 2021 – […]

August 4 – August 10, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

Podcast: Best practices for Canadian cryptoasset tax reporting August 9, 2021 – Laura Gheorghiu, Gowling WLG partner and member of the firm’s Tax and Blockchain & Smart Contracts Groups, and Roger Brown, global head of Tax & Regulatory Affairs at Lukka discuss cryptocurrencies and tax. Read the report here. Tether Reveals More Details About Its Reserves August […]

Fred Pye

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.