October 2021

What Happened in Ether

What Happened This Month

Key Events This Month

Oct 11, 2021 | CoinDesk

ConsenSys, one of the largest blockchain software companies and developers on Ethereum, is
seeking to raise $250 million USD at a $3 billion USD valuation.

Oct 18, 2021 | The Block

The New York Attorney General has issued cease and desist orders against crypto lending
platforms Nexo and Celsius, and issued three more requests for information to other lending

Oct 26, 2021 | Decrypt

Once a disinflationary asset, Ether is on track to become a deflationary asset once the ETH2
upgrade is merged on its Mainnet.

Oct 28, 2021 | CoinDesk

Facebook is planning to change its parent company name to “Meta” as the major social media
company looks ahead to the Metaverse and NFTs which are being developed on Ethereum.

Oct 29, 2021 | Cointelegraph

Ether prices hit an all-time-high in October as market participants gained optimism on the
upcoming ETH2 merge.

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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.