FrontFundr Blog

Launch Day Update from CEO Howard Katkov

To our RED friends,We started working on the “Fight the Man. Own the Mountain.” campaign nearly a year and a half ago. It's been live for your eyes and the rest of the public world for a little under a year. It has been a platform for those to support, for those to doubt, and for those to give amazing feedback along the way.The outpouring of your pledged support since the launch last year on August 22nd, has been gratifying and important, knowing that there are others who feel just like we do about th...

Howard Katkov

August 15, 2017

Less Than a Week Till We Go Live!

It's been BUSY around here! If you missed it before, did you hear we're now less than 1 week out from the official  "Fight the Man. Own the Mountain." Canadian equity offering? (Don't worry Americans, you're next soon!) We've been preparing, prepping, primping, pre-reading, re-reading, and...well, you get the picture. Check out what's been happening in the last few months with our new video below. (That Josie Hotel is lookin' good too!)So if you're ...

RED Mountain Resort

August 09, 2017

First Block Capital launches Canadian Bitcoin Trust

First Block Capital believes the Canadian Bitcoin Trust will smooth the path for novice cryptocurrency investors. Mr. Clark and co-founder Marc van der Chips partnered with Canadian online investment platform FrontFundr to offer investments in the trust beginning at $500. To continue reading, click


July 20, 2017

Time to board the bitcoin bandwagon? Use caution.

Today's hottest investment is digital currency. You want to learn more about Bitcoin's investment, read more about the Canadian Bitcoin Trust.  

The Globe and Mail - Ian McGugan

July 24, 2017

First Block Capital Launches Canada’s First Bitcoin Trust Through FrontFundr

Previously, buying Bitcoin required a seasoned level of knowledge to navigate the technical transaction process. Investors were also required to securely store the Bitcoin they purchased.  First Block Capital’s partnership with FrontFundr simplifies the process by allowing investors to buy units of the Canadian Bitcoin Trust. To continue reading this great article on, click here.

Richard Kastelein

July 24, 2017

First Block Capital and FrontFundr Launch First Ever Canadian Bitcoin Trust

The overall value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has risen from $30 billion in December 2016 to over $100 billion in June. Many investors have expressed serious interest in buying into the market but until now there have not been secure and reputable methods to do so. Transaction processes were very technical and the idea of an online only currency that did not have extensive regulation was daunting.First Block Capital’s new announcement with FrontFundr simplifies the method and removes roadblocks for investors......

Max Greenwood - Techvibes

July 19, 2017

First Block Capital Launches Canada’s First Bitcoin Trust Through FrontFundr

With crypto-currency poised to become a new asset class, Canadian Bitcoin Trust is the first opportunity for all Canadians to be able to invest in Bitcoin securely. Trust allows eligible investors to easily invest in Bitcoin through traditional channel.To read the full press release, click one of the links below:National Post

Brix Media

July 19, 2017

Wendy goes to the Oprah show… Oprah is impressed and everyone gets a tree.

At a Boys and Girls Club auction Wendy won 4 tickets to a taping of the Oprah show. With her Chief Investment Officer, Angela, and two other associates Wendy flew to Chicago and got in the line-up for the show. The team had one mission: Have Oprah talk to Wendy.It turned out that the two men stood...

Madhu Bolton

July 18, 2017

Cryptocurrency Mining and GPUs - Opportunity or Kryptonite

Bottom Line: While we have seen a surge in demand from cryptocurrency mining in 2Q for GPU cards, we are not at all bullish on the sustainability of this demand. We see quite a few similarities to 2013/2014, with cryptocurrency devaluing significantly, profitability for miners shrinking rapidly, down roughly 80% in two months, and, with a potential change coming in how miners are compensated in Ethereum, from ‘Proof of Work’ to ‘Proof of Stake.’ Our analysis suggests that Ethereum alone created roughl...

BMO Capital Markets

July 18, 2017

Switzerland Opens Door To Bitcoin Asset-Management Business

Bitcoin and other cryptos have fallen sharply over the past month in a shakeout that saw some of the early longs decide to take their winnings and walk away. But a 20% drop from the all-time highs hasn’t done much to temper wealthy investors interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as alternative investments potentially worthy of diversification...Read the full article here.


July 13, 2017

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