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Feb 5, 2019

New gift supports cryptoeconomics research and teaching at Ivey

Ryan Zurrer’s gift establishes the Cryptoeconomics Lab at Ivey. The gift enables the School to become a thought leader in innovative research, teaching and outreach around cryptoeconomics, under the direction of Associate Professor Jean-Philippe (J.P.) Vergne.
Jan 31, 2019

Interview with Alex McDougall of Bicameral Ventures

In this edition, VP of Education Montaek Kohli sits down with Alex McDougall Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Bicameral Ventures, a Toronto based venture capital fund focused on investing in blockchain projects.
Jan 21, 2019

Ivey FinTech Club Hosts Vikram Mechanda

On November 20, 2018, the Ivey Fintech Club had an opportunity to host Vikram Mechanda (BComm ‘18), Associate Director of Global Licensing, to elaborate on the topic of blockchain.
Jan 17, 2019

R3 Global University Pitch Competition

R3 is sponsoring a university pitch competition to identify enterprise blockchain applications. There is a $15,000 prize with the possibility of presenting at R3 in New York, London (UK) or Singapore.
Nov 19, 2018

Symposium Overview - Blockchain and cryptoassets: Regulatory and tax issues

Our symposium on blockchain and cryptoassets tax issues was held on November 15th. If you were unable to attend, you may view slides from the presentation and read our coverage of the event.
Nov 15, 2018

Hack Western 5 Coming Soon!

Hack Western is a student organized hack-a-thon sponsored in part by the Ivey Scotiabank Digital Lab. It is the 5th year for Hack Western and this year they expect to welcome over 600 students from across Ontario, Canada and the US.
Nov 15, 2018

How are cryptoasset regulations changing accounting and finance?

Thought leaders, experts, and industry representatives shared insights on the current regulatory environment for cryptoassets and what lies ahead, at a half-day conference in Toronto on November 15 called Blockchain and cryptoassets: Regulatory and tax issues.
Nov 1, 2018

Canadian Business Frontiers Conference

The Canadian Business Frontiers Conference will convene top leaders in finance, energy, health and government November 9 in Toronto to discuss the impact of technological disruption on our economy and society.
Sep 19, 2018

What is the future of digital advice?

Experts across the financial services industry discussed how digital technology might disrupt the industry and create opportunities at the The Future of Digital Advice Conference in Toronto on September 14, presented by the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School.
Sep 17, 2018

Obstacles and Opportunities: Takeaways from the 2018 FinTech Canada Conference

The 2018 FinTech Canada conference brought together a great roster of speakers and provided some interesting technical and business insights into the rapidly growing Canadian FinTech ecosystem. Jeffrey Chen discusses some key takeaways from the conference.