First Block Capital
Is Canada’s first fully 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 fully 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.
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
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
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
October 17, 2018
StoneCastle Investment Management portfolio manager Bruce Campbell joined Proactive Investors Steve Darling in Vancouver to talk about a new fund with First Block Capital that will feature companies that are leading the adoption of blockchain to manage costs and make operations more efficient. Campbell also gave details of what types of companies fit in the portfolio including some major names like Walmart.
October 10, 2018
The NEO Exchange (“NEO”) is pleased to announce that First Block Capital (“FBC”) has launched the FBC Distributed Ledger Technology Adopters ETF on NEO. This is the first Canadian ETF launched by FBC and the eleventh ETF provider to list products on NEO. This innovative [new] ETF, which began trading today under the symbol FBCN, invests in equity securities of companies located anywhere in the world that develop, invest in, use and/or supply distributed ledger technology, such as blockchain technology, in their business or operations.
August 22, 2018
For the cryptocurrency-averse, there’s a Canadian blockchain exchange-traded fund in the works that will be anchored by less venturesome investments such as Wal-Mart Inc.Vancouver-based First Block Capital is in the final stages of obtaining regulatory approval for the FBC Digital Ledger Technology Adopters ETF, and expects it to begin trading on Canada’s Aequitas NEO Exchange next month.
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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.