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First Major Canadian Banks Join The Blockchain Research Institute

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) today announced two leaders in the Canadian financial sector as its newest members.

Toronto-Dominion (“TD”) Bank and CIBC, two of Canada’s “Big Five” banks, have joined the BRI with 30 other major companies to support the BRI’s exploration of the strategic issues regarding this new technology.

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Blockchain Research Institute Announces 16 New Members

The Blockchain Research Institute announced today that 16 new organizations have joined as Founding Members. Funded by companies and governments worldwide, Blockchain Research Institute is a multi-million dollar Toronto-based research initiative that is undertaking the definitive investigation of blockchain strategy, opportunities, and implementation challenges over the next year.

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Multi-Million Dollar Research Institute Launched to Explore Blockchain Use Cases, Opportunities and Challenges

Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, co-authors of the best-selling book Blockchain Revolution are pleased to announce the formation of the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI). Based in Toronto, Canada and funded by companies and governments from several countries, the BRI will conduct the definitive exploration of blockchain use cases, opportunities and implementation challenges. A global team of dozens of experts will explore financial services, manufacturing, retail, energy and resources, technology/media, healthcare and government; as well as how this new technology changes the way we manage companies.

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