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Correcting and Replacing: Blockchain Impact Institute Hosts the Blockchain Investment Summit Featuring Blockchain Technology Startups with Miller Thomson LLP and Draper University

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Correcting and Replacing: Blockchain Impact Institute Hosts the Blockchain Investment Summit Featuring Blockchain Technology Startups with Miller Thomson LLP and Draper University

Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire) – This press release replaces the press release disseminated Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM ET. The press release contained incorrect information in the second paragraph and the “ABOUT KEEPKEY – A SHAPESHIFT COMPANY” section was missing. The corrected press release is below:

Blockchain Impact Institute Hosts the Blockchain Investment Summit Featuring Blockchain Technology Startups with Miller Thomson LLP and Draper University

Toronto, Ontario (FSCwire) – Tuesday, August 28, 2018 – Blockchain Impact Institute (the “Company” or “Blockchain Impact”) announced that it would be launching the second Blockchain Impact Summit on September 28th, 2018 in Toronto.

Following a successful inaugural Blockchain Impact Summit 2018 in Vancouver, the Blockchain Impact Investment Summit 2018 in Toronto will be held on September 28, 2018 at the Toronto Hilton. The event will be hosted by Miller Thomson LLP, one of the leading law firms in Canada, the Blockchain Impact Institute and sponsored by the Aequitas NEO Exchange (“NEO”), Draper University, Hut 8 Mining, KeepKey, Galaxy Digital, Huobi Canada, Hilton Hotel Toronto, Digitalbits, AXEL, Bibox, Yesbit, Spark Show Production Inc., BlocPal, Coinseason, Pinmo Blockchain, Loveonly, Bibox, LiveCity,Pundi and Vancouver Bitcoin. The event is co-organized by Huobi Canada, LinkCoin, MLG Blockchain, FinTech4Good, BOOSTO, iBank Digital, Jinse Finance, LDJ Capital and supported by TMX, the National Angel Capital Organization and Untraceable Inc. The charitable partner of this event is the Rotary Club of Vancouver.

The event will also be supported by Draper University and Draper Associates. Draper University is the educational arm of Tim Draper’s venture ecosystem and offers pre-accelerator programs for startups and Silicon Valley immersion and innovation education for corporations and investors. Draper Associates is an early stage venture capital firm founded by Tim Draper and best known for investments in companies such as Ledger, CoinBase, Robinhood, Tesla, Skype, Baidu, Twitch, Hotmail and Thumbtack.

The summit will feature seven keynote speakers, including Jos Schmitt, CEO of NEO, Canada’s next generation stock exchange; Ross Zhang, CEO of Huobi Canada, the world’s third largest digital assets exchange; Siri Srinivas, Investment Associate at Draper Associates, an early stage venture capital firm founded by Tim Draper; Feng Han, co-founder of Elastos and a well-known scholar in the blockchain field; Andrew Kiguel, co-founder and CEO of Hut 8 Mining (HUT.V), one of the largest publicly traded cryptocurrency miners in the world; Frans Tjallingii, managing director of Galaxy Digital (GLXY.V), the first full service digital assets merchant bank in Canada; Mike McGlone, senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, the research arm of Bloomberg Terminal; and Al Burgio, founder and CEO of DigitalBits, a decentralized blockchain network supporting the loyalty and rewards industry.

It is expected that more than 25 blockchain companies will present at the Blockchain Impact Investment Summit 2018. “We are pleased to see strong partners like the Blockchain Impact Institute and Draper University helping to develop and support the blockchain community. This event is a great opportunity to showcase the depth of Canada’s talent to an international audience,” commented Philip Long, Partner at Miller Thomson LLP, one of the summit’s sponsors and a host for the event.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.blockchainimpact.io

ABOUT MILLER THOMSON LLP (“Miller Thomson”)

Miller Thomson LLP is a national business law firm with more than 525 lawyers working from 12 offices across Canada. The firm offers a complete range of business law, advocacy and personal legal services with a strong focus on emerging technologies. Miller Thomson works regularly with in-house legal departments and external counsel worldwide to facilitate cross-border and multinational transactions and business needs.

ABOUT HUOBI CANADA (“Huobi”)

Established in 2013, Huobi is the world’s third largest digital assets exchange with daily trading volume around 1 billion USD. As an important part of Huobi’s global expansion, Huobi has established operations in Canada since May 2018. With its Canadian headquarters in Toronto and super elites across the country, Huobi Canada leverages existing strength from the Huobi Group in terms of technology, security, risk control, liquidity and etc. It is aiming to bring a compliant, professional, safe, and stable digital assets trading platform to all Canadian users and investors.

ABOUT DRAPER UNIVERSITY

Draper University is the educational arm of Tim Draper’s venture ecosystem and offers pre-accelerator programs for startups and Silicon Valley immersion and innovation education for corporations and investors.

ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN IMPACT INSTITUTE (“Blockchain Impact”)

Blockchain Impact Institute brings key players working in diverse fields from around the world together to engage and discuss the future trends of blockchain technology and showcase companies who are using blockchain technology to disrupt industries and continuously innovate. Blockchain Impact is a unique platform for blockchain industry leaders to network, exchange ideas, share valuable insight and information about the state of blockchain technology and the token economy.

ABOUT AEQUITAS NEO EXCHANGE (“NEO”)

Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. is Canada’s next generation stock exchange, putting the needs of investors, businesses looking to raise capital and dealers first. Launched in March 2015, the NEO Exchange currently offers an innovative trading venue to trade all Canadian securities. It also has a value added listing platform for capital raising companies and investment products, offering unique liquidity, transparency and efficiency benefits. For more information, please visit: NEOstockexchange.com

ABOUT KEEPKEY – A SHAPESHIFT COMPANY

KeepKey is a hardware wallet that secures bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, litecoin, dogecoin, dash, bitcoin gold and multiple erc-20 tokens.

KeepKey is a ShapeShift company. Erik Voorhees is the founder of Shapeshift and he is among the top-recognized serial Bitcoin advocates and entrepreneurs, understanding Bitcoin as one of the most important inventions ever created by humanity. Erik founded ShapeShift AG in August 2014 as an elegant, secure, and fast solution to digital asset exchanges. Prior to the creation of ShapeShift, buying digital assets was a lengthy process that required account creation and forfeiture of personal data to the service provider.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL ANGEL CAPITAL ORGANIZATION (“NACO”)

NACO helps professionalize and grow Angel investment in Canada through education, connections, events, and research ensuring Canadian companies have access to critical early-stage funding. As the only national industry association for Angel investors in Canada, NACO represents over 40 networks comprised of over 3000 Angel investors across Canada. Members assist Canadian startups in every region and industry to execute their vision and compete on the global stage by providing them with patient risk capital, expert advice, and professional networks when traditional financial and other institutions cannot.

For further information, please contact:

Min Kuang

President

Vancouver Blockchain Impact Institute

Telephone: (604) 689-0618

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