Som Seif Announced as a Featured Speaker at GMP Securities Blockchain Conference

Toronto, October 31, 2018 - GMP Securities L.P. (GMP Securities), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GMP Capital Inc. (TSX: GMP), today announced that Som Seif, Founder and CEO of Purpose Investments, as a featured speaker as part of an exciting line-up of digital visionaries at the GMP Securities Blockchain Conference to be held on November 13, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. 

Mr. Seif is a North-American ETF industry pioneer and long-time fintech industry advocate.  In addition to his role at Purpose Investments, Mr. Seif is also Co-Chief Investment Officer and Executive Chairman of Ether Capital, a firm he helped finance along with Ontario pension giant OMERS.  Ether Capital has rapidly become the central business and investment hub for the Ethereum ecosystem and aims to invest in Ethereum’s native utility token “Ether” as a strategic asset, and selectively invest in, or acquire, Ethereum-based businesses.   In 2011, Som was recognized for his vision and leadership with the Top 40 Under 40 award.

The GMP Securities Blockchain Conference will include a series of featured speakers and panel discussions and critical debate.  The event represents a unique opportunity to hear directly from recognized blockchain experts on topics such as: institutional investing in blockchain, regulation, crypto mining, tokenization and security token offerings and the future of fintech.

This year’s event promises to be an unmissable opportunity given the exciting line-up of icons of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.   Please contact your GMP representative to register for the conference.


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