Accelerate the development of the blockchain sector through traditional capital markets and create long-term shareholder value
HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (TSX.V:HIVE) is building a bridge from the blockchain sector to traditional capital markets. HIVE is strategically partnered with Genesis Mining Ltd., the world's largest cloud mining company, to build the next generation of blockchain infrastructure. HIVE currently operates a total of four facilities (two in Iceland and two in Sweden) and are currently working on an additional two facilities in Sweden. Our facilties are capable of mining cryptocurrencies, like Ethereum, around the clock and will add our first Bitcoin mining facility by September 2018.
CEO, President, and Director
Harry has extensive contacts and experience in Canada's capital markets. He served as Managing Director of Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. from 1985 to 2015 and as Managing Director of Espresso Capital from 2015 to 2017, investing in and advising startups in the technology and natural resources sectors. A cryptocurrency evangelist since 2013, Harry is the founding CEO at HIVE and is responsible for the company's overall vision.
Jessica Van Den Akker
Chief Financial Officer
Jessica is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 11 years of experience in the resource sector through her role as CFO & VP Finance of Fiore Management & Advisory Corp. She gained extensive experience through a Canadian audit firm providing reporting and accounting assurance services to publicly traded companies, primarily in venture markets. Jessica is a graduate of Simon Fraser University where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Kristen has 10 years of experience in corporate administration and financial advisory services in the natural resource sector through her role as VP Corporate Finance of Fiore Management & Advisory Corp. She specializes in assisting Canadian public companies with their continuous disclosure obligations and regulatory compliance and has been CFO & Corporate Secretary of three TSXV-listed companies. Kristen studied at Simon Fraser University and British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Renowned global investor Frank Holmes leads the HIVE board of directors and is contributing to the company's vision and strategy. Frank is chief executive and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, a leading mutual fund and asset management firm. Frank is a sought after keynote speaker at international investment conferences and a regular guest in business media. His Frank Talk CEO Blog is one of the most widely read in finance.
Olivier Roussy Newton
Founder and Director
A visionary young technology leader and a co-founder of HIVE, Olivier advises Genesis Mining, the world's largest crypto miner, on new business initiatives. He is a partner at Latent Capital, an investment fund focused on quantum computing, financial technology and bioinformatics. Olivier's expertise in the blockchain space helps the HIVE board to navigate challenges and identify new opportunities.
Bjoern is a lawyer who has spent the last 10 years structuring asset-backed and fund structures for a major European investment bank. Since 2012, he has focused on the cryptocurrency industry and has helped grow Genesis’ cryptocurrency mining activities, and in doing so has developed a strong knowledge of the mechanics and the economics of cryptocurrency mining. He is a Managing Partner at Logos Fund, a blockchain and cryptocurrency investment fund.
Tobias has more than 10 years of professional experience in the funds industry and is a specialist lawyer for legal, regulatory, tax, accounting, and structuring aspects of investment funds. For several years, Tobias has also been working in the cryptocurrency industry and has helped to solve legal and tax problems in cryptocurrency mining and investment activities. He is a Managing Partner at Logos Fund, a blockchain and cryptocurrency investment fund.
Marcus is the CEO of InvestX Capital Ltd, an online private equity and venture capital platform. Prior to InvestX Marcus built a number of disruptive technology businesses in the capital markets including: CEO of Stockhouse Publishing, a leading financial community for affluent investors. A data platform business that was licensed to dozens of brokerage firms, global institutional sales desks, and over 200 hedge funds.
HIVE is the culmination of an exclusive partnership between Genesis Mining, the world’s largest cloud bitcoin mining company with over a million customers, and Fiore Group, a leading Canadian merchant banking firm with a track record of success.
The Genesis partnership equips HIVE with the three key elements needed to power the future of blockchain computing.
About Genesis Mining
Founded in Hong Kong by early Bitcoin investors and mining pioneers, Genesis Mining Ltd. is the largest cryptocurrency miner and the largest cloud miner with over a million customers.
Their first large-scale Bitcoin mining facility was built in 2014 using custom hardware. This was followed up in 2016 with the construction of the world’s largest Ether mining facility — specifically built to support the Ethereum Project at an early stage of its development.
HIVE is a partnership between Genesis Mining and Fiore Group to accelerate the development of the blockchain sector through traditional capital markets and develop the leading listed blockchain infrastructure company.