In this OpEd published February 4th in the Financial Post, Prof. Michael King argues that Canada should look to the example of Australia where the government – led by their Treasurer (or Finance Minister) -- published a national strategy in March 2016 titled “Backing Australian FinTech”.
With Bitcoin reaching close to US$20,000 in 2017, many people are wondering what it takes to be a Bitcoin miner. To find out more, I attended a cryptocurrency MeetUp in Victoria, BC, where I met a genuine Bitcoin miner who explained how he got into mining.
From a game-changing gift supporting women in engineering and business to insights on how alumni in Ivey’s HBA, MSc, and MBA Programs are changing the game of hockey, Ivey’s top stories of 2017 are all about making an impact.
While bitcoin is a key part of the digital financial revolution, even showing up recently in ATMs at the corner store, Associate Professor J.P. Vergne tells CTV that consumers should learn about the currency before jumping on board.
The fast rise, and even faster decline, of the value of bitcoin has stoked fears about the risky nature of the cryptocurrency investment. But Associate Professor J.P. Vergne sees a solid future for the technology-based coin.