September 2021

What Happened in Bitcoin

What Happened This Month

Key Events This Month

Sep 7, 2021 | CoinDesk

Bitcoin officially became legal tender in El Salvador, just three months after the Bitcoin Law
received legislative approval.

Sep 8, 2021 | Bitcoin Magazine

The asset manager plans to offer “bitcoin exposure certificates” which will reportedly become
available in the 4th quarter of 2021.

Sep 13, 2021 | Financial Post

The Ark Next Generation Internet ETF (ARKW) had its prospectus adjusted to include reference of
holding bitcoin exposure though “exchange-traded funds domiciled in Canada.”

Sep 23, 2021 | Cointelegraph

Users can now send bitcoin directly on the platform by using the Strike app, or by adding a
bitcoin wallet address directly on their profiles.

Sep 24, 2021 | Reuters

Ten different agencies, including the central bank, instilled a blanket ban on all cryptocurrency
transactions and mining.

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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.