Market Opens

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Harvest ETFs Opens the Market

Friday, February 16, 2018
Michael Kovacs, President and CEO, Harvest ETFs, joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group, to open the market to launch Canada’s first blockchain Exchange Traded Fund (ETF): Blockchain Technologies ETF (HBLK). Harvest Portfolios Group Inc., manager of the Fund, is

HashChain Technology Inc. Opens the Market

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Patrick Gray, CEO and Director, HashChain Technology Inc. (KASH), joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market. HashChain is a blockchain technology company, and Canadian cryptocurrency mining company supporting highly scalable and flexible mining operations across all major cryptocurrencies. HashChain Mining is a wholly owned subsidiary of HashChain Technology Inc. based out of Albany, New York. HashChain Technology Inc. commenced trading on TSX Venture Exchange on December 18, 2017.

Queen’s University Alternative Assets Fund Opens the Market

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Peter Copestake, Chair, Queens University Alternative Assets Fund (QUAAF), David Allega, CEO, and QUAAF’s investment team, along with Glenn Goucher, President CDS|CDCC, TMX Group, opened the market. QUAAF is Canada’s first student-run portfolio of hedge funds, managing funds endowed by the Smith School of business and external donors.

Evolve ETFs Opens the Market

Monday, February 12, 2018
Raj Lala, President & CEO, Evolve ETFs, joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group, to open the market to launch Evolve Marijuana ETF (SEED). Evolve ETFs provides Canadian investors with investment solutions and access to some of the world's largest investment managers. SEED commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on February 12, 2018.

Canadian Athletes Now Fund Opens the Market

Friday, February 9, 2018
Jane Roos, Founder, Canadian Athletes Now Fund (CAN Fund), joined Tanya Rowntree, Global Head of Client Success, Capital Formation, TMX Group, to open the market in celebration of the Winter Games. CAN Fund is a not for profit organization created to fill a funding gap and give Canadian athletes the financial support they need to train and compete for Canada. The Fund has supported 80% of the winter athletes representing Canada. The CAN Fund Athlete Art Exhibit Celebrating Canadian Talent opens February 9 – 23 at the First Canadian Place Gallery in Toronto, Ontario.
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