DigitalFutures: Strategic Eco-System Build

Since 2013 DigitalFutures has been active volunteers, providing leadership in a variety of strategic initiatives to support the robust and sustainable development of the emerging distributed cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem in Canada and internationally.

BC Blockchain Forum

MaRi Eagar is the Founder and lead organizer of The BC Blockchain Forum – a private/public sector initiative to explore the benefits of blockchain technologies and the associated creation of digital assets promoting digital transformation and the digital economy in British Columbia, and Canada-wide. Our goal is to realize the potential of distributed cryptocurrency and blockchain economy through supporting the advancement of good business practices.

The BC Blockchain Forum supports the growth of the digital economy through collaboration and partnerships with entrepreneurs, startups, investors, corporates, educational institutions, service providers, and government bodies.”

 

Blockchain Eco-System in BC Society

Manie Eagar is a Director of the Blockchain Ecosystem of BC Society. “The Blockchain Ecosystem is a new industry consortium set up to research, develop and commercialize the latest blockchain applications and technologies in order to establish B.C. as a hub for new and emerging blockchain technologies.”

 

Blockchain@UBC

Manie Eagar and MaRi Eagar provide global thought leadership, lectures, mentoring and networking support to students at Blockchain@UBC. “Blockchain@UBC is a collaborative research cluster focusing on blockchain technology as one component of investigating the broader research question “How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians.”As an emerging technology, there is no universally agreed definition of the blockchain, but it is often described as a distributed ledger that maintains a continually growing list of publicly accessible records secured from tampering and revision. Over time, the blockchain is said to create a persistent, immutable, and ever-growing public ledger that continually updates to represent the latest state.

 

Founding Board Member: Blockchain Association of Canada

Manie Eagar is Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Canada (BAC) and is a founding member elected to the board since 2013. “The BAC, formerly the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada, has been the voice of Blockchain technology in Canada since 2013. We speak for an industry that aims to touch the daily lives of Canadians in every corner of the country — by providing jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities we serve.”