SESSION 20: ALTERNATIVE CURRENCIES
Our guests, Maggie Xu, the co-founder of Axis DeFi, and Hussein Allidina, the former head of commodities, capital markets, at Ontario Teachers Pension Plan (read full guest bios here). This session covered many topics, with a focus on commodities and digital currencies in today’s environment. Our guests explained what cryptocurrency and bitcoin is, how it is similar to gold, and what people should think about when investing into these alternative currencies.
SESSION 18: GLOBAL REAL ESTATE INVESTING: TRENDS, RISKS & OPPORTUNITIES
We were joined by Phil Runions and Wenzel Hoberg from Barnhart Asset Management, and Brice Sheschuk from Globalive Capital (read full bios) to dive into the global real estate landscape, covering trends, opportunities and digital infrastructure.
SESSION 13: VALUES-BASED REAL ESTATE INVESTING
This week we were joined by Carlton Brown and Gizman Abbas, both Co-Founding Principals at Direct Invest Development, working with the mission of creating restorative human settlements through values-based real estate investing. We were also joined by Wes Hall, the Founder of Kingsdale Advisors and the BlackNorth Initiative (read full bios). The BlackNorth Initiative is committed to the removal of anti-Black systemic barriers that negatively impact Black Canadians. The Initiative is focused on increasing representation of Black Canadians in boardrooms, and asking corporate leaders to commit to policies and targets to end systemic racism.