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.

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

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 Active Blockchain Opportunities ETF
(Coming Soon)

FBC Cryptocurrency
Index Fund
(Coming Soon)

News

High-net-worth investors now able to hold bitcoin fund in registered accounts

September 10, 2018

Starting this week, investment advisers are able to purchase the First Block Capital Bitcoin Trust, a fund that launched last year for accredited investors, under the symbol FBCBT, on the NEO Connect – a trading platform developed by Aequitas Innovations Inc. and a sister platform to the NEO Exchange.

A Canadian blockchain ETF for the cryptocurrency-averse

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.

New Kids on the Block: Vancouver Joins the Cryptocurrency Rush

May 25, 2018

Sean Clark’s latest startup is just one of the players in the city’s emerging cryptocurrency scene.

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.