VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spirit Blockchain Capital Inc. (the “Company” or “Spirit”), a private BC company, is pleased to announce the hiring of Matthew Whitcomb as Head of Corporate Development effective 1 March 2022.
Matthew, being responsible for capital raising and corporate development, will work alongside the Management team, to help lead the growth strategy for Spirit’s capital raising and marketing activities worldwide. Together with members of Spirit Blockchain’s Executive team, Matthew will also be instrumental in the M&A and capital deployment strategy.
Matthew previously held the VP of Corporate Development position at TAAL Distributed Information Technologies, a CSE listed company. He held a broad array of responsibilities across the firm including Head of Investor Relations. He has significant experience across capital markets, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing.
Matthew is a strong advocate for continued blockchain technology education, having completed the Certified Bitcoin Professional curriculum himself. His involvement in the sector includes investment as well as providing continued insight and guidance to help grow adoption.
Matthew holds a Business Administration and Management degree from the Collegiate Institute of North Country in New York and was voted as All-American and Captain for the Men’s Ice Hockey team while attaining Dean’s List accomplishments and winning the college’s Trustee Award; voted on by the college faculty.
About Spirit Blockchain Capital Inc.
Spirit is a Canadian Swiss group operating specifically in the blockchain and digital asset sectors with the primary goal of creating value in a rapidly growing environment through recurring cash flows and capital appreciation.
Spirit provides investors with direct exposure to the sector, without the technical complexity or constraints of purchasing and holding the underlying crypto assets. Spirit’s strategy is based upon management’s conviction that the blockchain and digital asset ecosystem will register significant growth and outperform traditional asset classes over the medium to long-term.
The Company’s strategy focuses on four complimentary economic units:
- Royalties & Streams by providing capital to blockchain ecosystem participants, where repayment of the notional and interest takes place in the form of crypto assets.
- Advisory & Research Services to a global blockchain and digital assets investment product available to institutional and private Investors.
- Treasury management through investment in major crypto assets with cold storage in Switzerland.
- Providing IT Solutions to the sector in the areas of compliance, AML, forensics and risk reporting.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Chairman & CEO
For further information, please contact:
Erich Perroulaz, Chairman & CEO
Information as to Matthew Whitcomb’s prior experience, credentials, principal occupation and awards has been furnished by Mr. Whitcomb as of the date of this news release and without independent review by the Company.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved of the contents of this news release nor accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This release includes certain statements and information that may constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. All statements in this news release, other than statements of historical facts, including statements regarding future estimates, plans, objectives, timing, assumptions or expectations of future performance, including the information relating to the business plans and strategy of Spirit and general market conditions and growth of blockchain and the digital asset ecosystem are forward-looking statements and contain forward-looking information. Generally, forward-looking statements and information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “intends” or “anticipates”, or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “should”, “would” or “occur”. Forward-looking statements are based on certain material assumptions and analysis made by the Company and the opinions and estimates of management as of the date of this news release. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. Important factors that may cause actual results to vary include, without limitation: uncertainties affecting the Company’s expected business plans and strategy and the Company’s ability to predict market trends. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, forward-looking information or financial out-look that are incorporated by reference herein, except as required by applicable securities laws.