News & Events
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WedJan
31
11:00 AM

Coinaccord’s Alex Sheluchin on Tokens: The Trust Pivot @ McMaster University

January 31, 2018 11:00 AM EST @ McMaster University

This year. McMaster University’s World Congress event will revolve around blockchain technology and it’s radical effects on business models and society. Organized by students from the DeGroote School of Business, this is the first year that the event is sponsored by the faculty of Engineering as well. Students and guests will gather across two days to hear presentations from those in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. This is the perfect introduction to a technology that may change their careers opportunities for years to come!
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TueJan
29
11:00 AM

The New Economy Network: Life After Google

January 29, 2019 11:00 AM EST @ Innovation Factory

Coinaccord is honoured to be invited to Hamilton’s newest gathering of business and technology minds. Hosted by Don McNally of NetAccess and Bill Bishop of The BIG Idea Company, the meeting looks to explore the impact of blockchain technology on the economy and technology. More specifically, how will blockchain affect internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook. It’s sure to be an engaging and exciting presentation and discussion.
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MonJan
28
7:00 PM

Constantinople: How Ethereum is Changing Blockchain

January 28, 2019 7:00 PM EST @ Comotion on King

For our first meet up of the year we're going to address the changes that have been talked about a lot recently - the updates coming to Ethereum with Constantinople. Although there have already been some delays, Matthew Bonwick, a local crypto and blockchain enthusiast, has been following and researching Ethereum developments for years. He will be presenting an explanation of how these changes will affect scalability, privacy, and the security of blockchains in 2019.
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ThuDec
06
10:00 AM

Coinaccord’s Alex Sheluchin on Blockchain in Industry 4.0

December 6, 2018 10:00 AM EST @ Corporate Event Center

BDO Canada is hosting an Industry 4.0 conference in Mississauga and we have been asked to provide input on the blockchain aspect of technological advancements in the future of business. Our co-founder, Alex Sheluchin will providing his insight on the topic before members of the manufacturing, exporting, and supply chain industry. The conference is open to anyone who wishes to attend, just be sure to register at the link below. Hopefully we see you there!
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ThuNov
29
2:30 PM

Coinaccord’s Carleigh Zangrando on Blockchain Usability & Design @ CryptoCamp

November 29, 2018 2:30 PM EST @ Deloitte

Coinaccord is honoured to be able to speak on a Blockchain Usability and User Experience panel at Deloitte’s CryptoCamp. With speakers from Deloitte, Coinsquare, and Consensys, it’s bound to be an exciting and informative day. We’re looking forward to participating alongside the experts in our panel, as well as learning from those in different fields. Come on out to the beautiful Deloitte office to get updates and insights from industry leaders!
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WedNov
21
7:00 PM

Whitepaper Book Club - Brave & BAT

November 21, 2018 7:00 PM EST @ Comotion on King

It's that time again, for this book club we will be analyzing the Brave Browser and their native token, BAT. This is an application that everyone can use TODAY! They're already at over 10 million downloads on just Google Play, and besides introducing a more private and faster browser, they have created entirely new business models that put the users and creators back in charge of their data and content.
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TueNov
20
9:45 AM

Coinaccord’s Carleigh Zangrando on the Future of Blocktech at Blocktech Connect.

November 20, 2018 9:45 AM EST @ Liuna Station

Hamilton is hosting its very own blockchain event! The one day conference, hosted by Unitralis, is expected to draw crowds of over 250 blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. With speakers from Shapeshift, Corl, and Bitfinex, Coinaccord is proud to be a part of the Hamilton Blockchain Community and this event. Topics will include law, tokenization, security, development, and more. Don’t miss out!
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ThuNov
08
12:00 AM

The Most Recent Class of CIO Certified Blockchain Professionals

November 8, 2018 @ TransformationWorx

Ronald Chan and Carleigh Zangrando, the Co-Founder and Marketing Director of Coinaccord, respectively, have both successfully completed TransformationWorx’s Blockchain Business Strategy & Technology Professional Certification Course to earn their CCBP certifications. The two day course ensures that participants understand the foundational aspects of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency as it applies to businesses. We also had the ability to speak about our experience with TransformationWorx and our eventual partnership and Solutions Architect course development. A fantastic night hosted by the CPA, thank you to all involved!
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ThuNov
08
12:00 AM

Blockchain Technology Companies in Hamilton

November 8, 2018 @ Cable 14

Coinaccord was honoured to be part of Amanda Pope’s Cable 14 story on Blockchain Technology in Hamilton. Also in the segment were the dynamic duo of Amber Scott and Rodney MacInnes from Outlier Canada and Karen Maraj from Unitralis. The segment led up to the announcement of the November 20th Blocktech Connect conference set for November 20th in Hamilton.
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MonOct
22
12:00 AM

Advanced Blockchain Solutions Design & Architecture Course

October 22, 2018 @ CPA Office in Toronto

We’re very excited to announce our partnership with Toronto based TransformationWorx, a company specializing in digital transformation and education in regards to blockchain technology. As the only blockchain course offered globally that is both CIO certified and CMC accredited, the team at TransformationWorx is building an array of courses for blockchain beginners, experts, and developers. Our partnership marks the beginning of a brand new course, the Advanced Blockchain Solutions Design & Architecture Course, the first iteration taking place on October 22nd and 23rd in Toronto.
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TueOct
16
8:00 PM

Private Key Hygiene 101: Keeping Your Crypto Safe

October 16, 2018 7:00 PM EST @ Comotion on King

As requested, we're sticking with the basics! You've heard about hacks, misplacing your private key, or losing money in a bad transaction, so for October, join us for this month’s Hamilton Blockchain Meetup as we walk you through how you can keep your crypto safe and sound.
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TueJul
24
8:00 PM

Whitepaper Book Club - Stellar

July 24, 2018 7:00 PM EST @ Comotion on King

Together with our friends at the Hamilton Blockchain Meet Up, for the second installment of our Whitepaper Book Club we will be going over the popular banking platform, Stellar! There are quite a bit of technical documents for this project on their How it Works  page, and we will be sure to cover all the appropriate information, however, if you wanted to start off by reading their explainers you should have a basic understanding of how the project operates. For a more in-depth look, stop by CoMotion on King on July 24th at 7pm. See you there!
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TueMay
15
8:00 PM

Decentralized Blockchain Gambling

May 15, 2018 7:00 PM EST @ CoMotion on King

We’re excited to announce that we have joined Sal Delle Palme and The Hamilton Blockchain Meet Up as co-hosts! For our first joint presentation, we provided an industry analysis that outlined the state of decentralized online gambling. Unfortunately, our guest host and expert speaker Ryan Gittleson, co-founder of the decentralized peer-to-peer poker platform Virtue Poker, was unable to attend at the last minute. It proved to not be problem as we still had an engaging discussion about blockchain and cryptocurrency applications!
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WedApr
18
8:00 PM

Whitepaper Book Club

April 18, 2018 7:00 PM EST @ The Hamilton Club

Thanks to the community that Sal Delle Palme and The Hamilton Blockchain Meet Up has created, we are excited to be able to announce a complimentary event to continue growing blockchain and crypto in Hamilton. Our book club will be for those looking to gain a deeper understanding of the technical white papers that projects publish before launching. By continuing to bring the community together, we’re looking to create a place to share and apply diverse expertise to blockchain applications. We hope you can make it out!
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TueFeb
20
7:00 PM

The Lightning Network

February 20, 2018 7:00 PM EST @ CoMotion on King.

We’re honoured to be invited back to speak at The Hamilton Blockchain Meet Up this month. This time, we plan on taking it up a notch and providing a brief, yet technical, overview of the Lightning Network. This development could be extremely important for the scalability and mainstream usability of Bitcoin, and we want to spread the word. Our presentation is in the resources link below, be sure to grab a copy so you can follow along!
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TueNov
21
7:00 PM

Personal Crypto Asset Management

November 21, 2017 7:00 PM EST @ CoMotion on King.

Coinaccord’s first speaking engagement will be this week at The Hamilton Blockchain Meet Up! We want to give a huge thanks to Sal Delle Palme for creating and managing a monthly event to grow crypto and blockchain adoption in Hamilton. Our co-founder Alex will be giving a quick talk on keeping your digital assets safe and secure when entering the crypto ecosystem. You can download our presentation by clicking the resources button below.
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ThuNov
16
12:00 AM

Canadian-Based Coinaccord Launches Premiere Blockchain Venture Studio

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ronald Chan and Alex Sheluchin are proud to announce the launch of their Hamilton start-up, the blockchain based venture studio, Coinaccord. With over 30 years of combined experience in the technology industry, Ron and Alex are hoping to bring their strategic and analytical development backgrounds into a new space. Utilizing blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, the team hopes to create new business models and decentralized solutions for global applications.