Alex Tapscott

Co-author, upcoming book

Blockchain Revolution

Alex Tapscott is the CEO and Founder of Northwest Passage Ventures. For seven years in the Canadian and U.S. Capital markets, Alex has worked tirelessly to help entrepreneurs realize their goals, raising hundreds of millions of dollars in critical growth capital and providing sound advice and counsel.

A passionate advocate for the disruptive potential of new technology, Alex is also the co-author with Don Tapscott of the upcoming book: Blockchain Revolution: The Brilliant Technology Changing Money, Business and The World, which will be published by Penguin Randomhouse in 2016. Alex serves as a research fellow for the Global Solutions Network (GSN) program at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Business in Toronto. In 2014, he published the white paper “A Bitcoin Governance Network.”

Alex is also a strong supporter of mental health research and currently sits on the board of CAMH Engage, a young leadership council he co-founded at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Alex is a graduate of Amherst College (Cum Laude) in Amherst, MA and is a CFA charterholder.