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

HSBC settles FX deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in last year

February 25, 2019

HSBC has settled $250 billion (£194.15 billion) worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily hyped technology is gaining traction in a sector until now hesitant to embrace it.

HSBC Reports 25% Savings in Forex Trade Settlement Using Blockchain

February 14, 2019

London-based banking giant HSBC has revealed its blockchain-powered platform cut costs for foreign exchange (forex) trade settlement by a quarter, Reuters reported on Feb. 14.

Sugar Traders Follow Agri Giants in Seeking Blockchain Fix

February 13, 2019

Sugar traders are following the world’s top agricultural merchants in looking at using blockchain technology to help streamline trading and shipping transactions.

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.