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Stanford Blockchain Conference: Big Ideas

The Blockchain Conference took place from January 30th to February 1st at Stanford University. This is one of the most important annual events in the blockchain industry. A plethora of academics, developers and venture capitalists were present. Catallaxy was there also represented by Dr William Robinson, our senior director. This conference explored the use of …

Income Taxes: Remember to Report Cryptocurrencies

Whether you have bitcoins or another digital currency, in Canada, cryptocurrency is considered to be an asset or property, not currency. Cryptocurrency is increasingly being used for purchasing goods and services and for speculation or longer-term investment purposes. Despite the many rumours that cryptocurrency transactions are not taxable, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been …

Catallaxy hosts Hackathon ConcordAI

                 We are proud to announce that Catallaxy is hosting the ConcordAI’s free 12 Week AI Research & Development Mentorship Program. This Winter program began on January 12th and completes at the end of March. ‘’For Catallaxy, it is a great opportunity to meet great talents in Artificial Intelligence’’ according to …

The FinTech Forum: The Different Uses of Blockchain in Financial Services

On October 30-31, 2018, the FinTech Forum took place in Montréal. It was an opportunity for finance and technology enthusiasts from all over the world to get together and discuss the issues of tomorrow. Much anticipated, blockchain technology was at the heart of these debates. Fine line between fascination and reality Blockchain continues to gain …

C2 Montréal’s AI Forum 2018: Our Firm Shares its Expertise

The theme of this year’s AI Forum presented by C2 Montréal from May 23-25, 2018 was “Taking the next bold step”. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and its subsidiary Catallaxy were proud to be associated with this unique forum that brought together renowned international experts and leaders. The Challenges of AI Eric Nguyen, Senior Manager and Leader of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and …

Catallaxy Launches BlockHouse

BlockHouse, where innovation is built, refined and spread On May 9th, over 140 people celebrated the official launch of BlockHouse, a center of excellence and expertise in applied cryptography, blockchain and distributed technologies. The evening kicked off with welcoming remarks from Emilio Imbriglio, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s president and CEO, its official legal partner, BCF …

Blockchain Montreal #9: An Introduction to Game Theory

Last Tuesday, William Robinson (Ph.D. Candidate in Game Studies at Concordia University and Catallaxy consultant) gave an hour-long presentation at BlockHouse. He introduced the 75-person crowd to Thomas Schelling’s focal points and k-step thinking, Feige’s elections and the Byzantine Generals Problem. During the event, William had the group play two different games to illustrate the principles …

Working on the next generation of Blockchain

Here at Catallaxy, we are always looking for disrupting development in the blockchain space. Recently, the Mimblewimble protocols and Grin (their first implementation) have drawn the attention of the entire space. In this (concise) blog post, we detail how this new generation of blockchain could disrupt the entire industry and the work we do on …

Catallaxy Teams up with Coopérathon

Catallaxy and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton are proud to partner with Coopérathon 2017, which was launched on October 12 at New City Gas in Montreal. Through this partnership, Catallaxy has proposed different challenges to the participants who will have to innovate in order to provide concrete solutions to issues in the blockchain field. Workshops were …

Catallaxy at FinTech Forum 2017

On October 10th and 11th was held the Fintech Forum, which was this year in its 5th edition. The Catallaxy team and several Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton professionals were on hand to showcase their expertise in the field of financial technologies. Francis Pouliot, co-founder of Catallaxy, also took part in the conference “Smart contracts and …