First Block Capital

Is Canada’s first regulated PM, IFM and EMD crypto investment firm. FBC provides a diversified on-ramp for exposure to the digital currency asset class. Our investment interests range across the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, facilitating direct investment in cryptocurrency itself and investment in companies creating, implementing and adopting blockchain solutions.

First Block Capital is Canada’s first registered crypto investment firm. The company was founded by technology entrepreneurs committed to helping investors capture the value to be derived from the disruptive technologies built on Blockchain technology.

First Block Capital’s diverse team consists of people with a variety of professional backgrounds including technology, finance and compliance. In addition, FBC leverages the expertise of external partners to help identify new opportunities for investment and growth.

First Block Capital facilitates investor access to a variety of blockchain investment strategies. Our products include Canada’s first Bitcoin Trust, ETFs and direct exposure to the top 10 cryptocurrencies through regulated hedge fund platforms.

A Message From Our CEO

“First Block Capital was formed to be the bridge between institutional and retail money and the deep technology world of cryptocurrency and blockchain. FBC is the first regulated crypto investment firm in Canada and our goal is to create a fleet of investable products that will give investors exposure to the emerging digital currency asset class, based on blockchain.”
Sean Clark, October 2017

Our Products

First Block Capital facilitates investor access to a variety of blockchain investment strategies. Our products include Canada’s first Bitcoin Trust, ETFs and direct exposure to the top 10 cryptocurrencies through regulated hedge fund platforms.

FBC Bitcoin Trust

FBC Bitcoin Trust

The FBC Bitcoin Trust (FBT) is the first investment product of its kind in Canada – the fund’s approval was hailed as a “landmark” by the British Columbia Securities Commission.

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FBC Distributed Ledger Technology Adopters ETF

Enables investors to participate in the growth of companies who are global leaders in blockchain development, adoption and implementation.

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FBC Cryptocurrency
Index Fund
(Coming Soon)

News

Bill Stormont: The opportunity in early adopters of Distributed Ledger Technology

December 3, 2018

Bill Stormont, COO, First Block Capital joined us at the 2018 Mindpath CETFA ETF Conference to talk about how large capitilazation companies, such as Walmart and Maersk, who are early adopters of the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and represent an opportunity over the long term.

[FRENCH] "PATIENT DATA & BLOCKCHAIN" BY BERNARD HAMELIN, GLOBAL HEAD OF MEDICAL EVIDENCE GENERATION, SANOFI

November 15, 2018

Dr. Bernard Hamelin explains why Blockchain could be the technology everybody was waiting for to move away from the current system of monitoring aggregated data from patients to assess the efficacy of new drugs, to a more personalized approach that empowers patients.

Canada Border Services Agency Begins Pilot Using Blockchain

November 1, 2018

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have started a pilot program that uses TradeLens, a blockchain platform jointly developed by IBM and Moller-Maersk.

Ready to Invest?

If, like us, you believe that the future of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies is a bright one, get in touch with your investment advisor or FBC directly using the contact form below. We will send you everything you need to get started investing in the future today.