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Wednesday, September 26 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Canada's Booming Blockchain Sector - State of the Block Lots of Interest

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State of the Block
The past year has been tumultuous for the crypto space. Come spend an afternoon learning
about the latest news and developments in the Enterprise adoption of blockchain technology
and the emerging world of Security Token Offerings, which is poised to eclipse the way
technology companies are funded.

Welcome, announcement of BlockTech Ventures Name Change to Northstar Venture
Technologies, Inc
Dean presents his State of the Block presentation. 1:10 - 1:20
Main topics include:
What’s going on with ICOs
Is Enterprise really adopting blockchain - where, why
What is the biggest emerging opportunity for blockchain - regulated Token Generated Events

Enterprise Adoption of Blockchain Technology
Blockchain in Health - 1:20 - 2:00
Presentation of the results of a recent study of Blockchain in Health done by FIrstep, a boutique
strategy firm, sponsored by Telus Ventures and Northstar Venture Tech.
Panel/Presentation
Bill McGraw, President/COO Northstar, John McDonald, Founder, Firstep

Blockchain in Supply Chain Management - 2:00 - 2:30
Northstar and Routique, Supply Chain specialists, will discuss their partnership to provide
Fortune 100 companies a standard solution built on blockchain, and how they view the adoption
by the industry. N* & Routique will announce a joint venture to develop a standards based
payment & settlement solution that will be part of a BiTA standards group.
Panel/Presentation
Bill McGraw, President/COO Northstar, Mike Allen, CEO Routique

BREAK 2:30 - 2:45

BlockNorth Event Announcement - Dean & Justin - 2:45 - 3:00

The Changing Landscape of Token Generation Events

Security Token Offerings - The New ICOs? 3:00 - 3:40
Panel discussion of the emergence of regulated token offerings that allow companies to raise
funds with the new digital asset.
Panel includes,
Dean Sutton, CEO Northstar., Tom Kineshenko, CEO, Protos Asset Management, Mike
Stephens, Faskens,

Investing in the New World of ICO's and STO's 3:40 - 4:15
Will there be fireworks? This should be the most engaging part of the day as crypto veterans
duke it out with traditional VC/Angel investors on just what this new crypto world means for
traditional funding.
Panel includes,
Dean Sutton, CEO Northstar, Rich Osborne, Managing Director, Telus Ventures, Paul Singh, Results Junkies , Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Meredith Powell, Powell & Co , Principal & Early Stage Investor


Speakers
avatar for Mike Allen

Mike Allen

CEO, Routique
avatar for Tom Kineshenko

Tom Kineshenko

CEO, Protos Asset Management
avatar for John McDonald

John McDonald

Founder, Firstep Innovations
avatar for Bill McGraw

Bill McGraw

President & COO, Northstar
Mr. McGraw is a tech industry veteran with hands on experience with startups since the late 1990’s. He specializes in assisting early stage companies with investment, technology development, go-to market strategy, scaling and monetization. In giving back, he serves Canadian founders... Read More →
avatar for Rich Osbourne

Rich Osbourne

Managing Director, Telus Ventures
avatar for Meredith Powell

Meredith Powell

Principal & Early Stage Investor, Powell & Co
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Results Junkies
avatar for Mike Stephens

Mike Stephens

Partner, Fasken
avatar for Dean Sutton

Dean Sutton

Founder & CEO, Northstar Venture Technologies
Mr. Sutton has over a decade of direct experience as a technology entrepreneur, founder and investor, working at the intersection of technology, entrepreneurship and capital markets. In the digital asset space since 2014, he is a sought after industry thought leader and sector advisor... Read More →



Wednesday September 26, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

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