The 1st business development centre dedicated to fintech innovation & decentralizing technology.



Strategic Location


64 Spadina Ave. at King St. in the heart of Toronto's tech & financial districts.


Ventures In-residence


Decentral Accelerate

The 1st Startup Accelerator for Decentralized Tech

Around the world, visionary technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors are building startups based on new and better technological architectures; massively scalable models; pioneered by Bitcoin, open-source, peer-to-peer, cryptographic, and self-regulating. DECENTRAL ACCELERATE helps these ventures scale to success.


Management & In-office Counsel


Anthony Di Iorio
Founder Decentral & Managing Partner Decentral Accelerate
Founder Ethereum. Partner & founder KryptoKit. Founding member, Executive Director Bitcoin Alliance of Canada. Founder Toronto Bitcoin Meetup. A community leader responsible for creating Toronto as a hub of Decentralized Tech innovation.
Arthur Traviss Corry
Managing Director Decentral & Partner Decentral Accelerate
Business Acceleration Expert. Developer of internationally recognized programs. Tech Entrepreneur with exits. COO Expereince. ICT Investor. Swiss MBA. Previous: original founder INcubes accelerator.
Vitalik Buterin
Decentral Chief Technical Mentor
Founder Ethereum, Winner Peter Thiel Fellowship Award, known worldwide as a visionary in the cryptocurrency space, Programer, Head Writer & Co-founder Bitcoin Magazine, Also KryptoKit, Darkwallet, Egora.
Addison Cameron-Huff
In-house Legal Counsel Decentral
Technology Lawyer specializing Cryptocurrency. Worked: BlackBerry & McCarthy Tetrault, Ralph Nader. Former Software Developer & startup Entrepreneur. Hackathon Winner. Now focused on helping tech startup founders.
Ethan Wilding
Resident Philosopher & Management Proxy
Former: Lecturer for Wilfrid Laurier University, the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), & the University of Lethbridge. Turned: DecentralTV Producer. Ethereum Project Member. Coordinator Toronto Bitcoin Meetup Group.
Russell Verbeeten
Decentral In-house Mentor for future CTOs
Former CTO Vortex Mobile & founder Vortex Connect. Oxford thesis: Tech Diffusion, a case study of P@P Car-Sharing. Focused on Decentralization. Agile Methods.
Michael Perklin
Decentral Chief Security Advisory
Canada's 1st Bitcoin Consultant & President of Bitcoinsultants. Director at Bitcoin Alliance of Canada. Past: Senior Investigator at Rogers Communications. Professor at Sheridan. Consultant at Froese Forensic Partners Ltd. Consultant at LECG Canada. Software Developer at Initech Computers.
Trevor Koverko
Decentral Special Business Development Advisor
Co-founder eProf, Co-founder Project VM, Early Adopter Cryptocurrency, Miner, Advisor on Sales & Growth Strategy for Startups, Fellow at Mises Institute Alabama.

The Acceleration Program


A 3 month mentor-driven curriculum of due diligence & structuring creates ventures set for scale

  • The ultimate Mentor Network for the Dapp / Fintech innovation sector
  • 12 hours or more of mentorship per week
  • Deliverables & Daily Scrums
  • Community Events & Integrated PR
  • Valuable Perks

Ethos

  • Mentor-driven
  • Deliverables
  • Agile Methodology & Lean Startup Coaching
  • Community Involvement

Financing

  • $50K Investment upon program acceptance (from DECENTRAL FUND 1)
  • $25K+ Perks during program
    (provided by DECENTRAL partner organizations)
  • $100K Investment in the startup’s digital commodities or 100K Convertible Debt Note – upon Grad on Demo Day (from DECENTRAL FUND 1)
  • $10M+ after Demo Day
    (IR provided by DECENTRAL)

Results

  • Startups graduate to receive seed capital, series A, & global product launches.
  • Startups are plugged into the optimum networks for their sectors
  • Startups grad with corporate structure, advisory boards, investors & all that is needed for rapid scale
  • Startups grad backed by the networks of their alumni, mentors & investors
  • Startups grad with Decentral Management as equity partners offering long-term support

A Program Driven by

the Decentral Accelerate Mentor Network

 

Co-founder BitAccess
Entrepreneur. Experience in early rapid growth phase & acquisition phase. Advisement focus on the crypto-currency space. Previous: founder Global ChipTag Technologies
CEO Careerleaf
Entrepreneur. Educator. Corporate & Business Development. Distribution Networks. Go-to-market Strategies. Strategic Partnerships. Experienced Executive Advisor to rapid-growth early-phase technology startup companies. Advisement on International Expansion.
SoMedia Networks. Embarcadero Media.
President & COO at SoMedia Networks. board member at Embarcadero Media. past: CEO at Strutta. Held strategic roles at Yahoo! in business development, product strategy, & operations
Bitcoin Foundation. Zenbox. Bitcoin Decentral
Starting & Investing Bitcoin Games & Gambling Companies - driving force in the establishment of digital currencies and virtual goods.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Acquiring and building B2B relationships with top management of venture backed start-ups through to large multinationals.
President/Employee Benefits Consultant. Chair Board of Directors ASCnet
insurance & employee benefits. A national association of independent insurance professionals who use and/or are supporters of Applied Systems, Inc agency management software.
BitAngels. Mastercoin Foundation
Investor. Technologist & 10X Entrepreneur. BitAngels. Mastercoin Foundation. Author of whitepaper Decentralized Apps. Founder API Protocol.
Author. Academic VP of Mises institute Canada.
Chair of Division of Business & Economics Saint Louis University. Madrid Campus. Ph.D Economics. Author of the Books Institutions In Crisis. European Perspectives on the Recession. Deep Freeze. Iceland’s Economic Collapse. Many publications such as Monetary Equilibrium & Price Stickiness. Academic VP of Mises institute Canada.
Playground Inc.
Strategic Director Playground Inc. Making the web a better place for people. UX & UI Advisor. Creative & Technical Expertise. Product Dev. Respected Community Authority.
WildApricot.com
Chief Apricot at WildApricot.com. President of Bonasource Inc. Highly experienced technology Business Development & Entrepreneur.
Marsland
Ethics. Corporate culture. President of Marsland business development.
OMERS Ventures. BetaKit
Associate OMERS Ventures. Sillicon Valley Correspondent at BetaKit. Former: Co-founder Tradyo. Grad Next36. Startup Analysis. Business Development. Business Strategy. Competitive Dynamics. As a mentor he brings knowledge, connections & a judgment honed by the highest levels of Canadian VS investment.
Third Core Venture Expansion Partners
CEO Third Core Venture Expansion Partners. Sales Strategist Authority. Growth Preparation. Sales Systems. Known for Vision & Leadership & Results. Venture capital/sales
Founder QuickBT.
Technical Business Analyst. UE & Design focus.Knowledge & Change Management. Process Redesign
Founder Sean’s Outpost
Homeless advocate. Runner. Bitcoin Entrepreneur who combined all 3 together for an epic adventure. Running across the USA some 3,100 miles to raise Bitcoin for the homeless. Founder of Bitcoin charity and homeless shelter. Sean’s Outpost.
API & Development at TouchTunes Interactive Networks
Senior Software Developer. Tech Exec. Hackstar with work featured on TechCrunch Engadget. CNN, BetaKit. TechVibes. Wired, Mashable. New York Observer. MSN. Facebook’s Official Blog. CTV News. CBC News & the Montreal Gazette. Specializing: wearable tech such as Google Glass. Former: Microsoft, Yellow Pages, Digflare.
Fasken Martineau
Lawyer & Serial Entrepreneur. A Trusted Advisor for High Growth Companies. Financing. Startups. Acquisitions. Franchising. Hi Tech. investment. Medical software. Co-founder Toronto Chapter Entrepreneurs Org. former: Profit Magazine’s “EIR” • International Speaker • Undergrad in Economics.
Manager at Entrepreneurship Connections
Small Business Manager. City of Toronto. Board member TIE Toronto & The Learning Enrichment Foundation. A connector & Advisor IN-THE-KNOW. Small Biz & Startups. Business Development. Strategic Planning. An ultimate Coach.
Fasken Martineau
A registered trade-mark agent and provides legal advice for trade-mark. Design and copyright matters. Kevin specializes in IP portfolio management (working with valued foreign associates in numerous jurisdictions) and due diligence. Technology transfer. Licensing and enforcement matters.
Founder & Principal at Pixel Dreams.
Professional Coach to Execs creating Company Culture. Branding. Design. Entrepreneur. Speaker. Process Development.
Founder of THINK | DIFFERENT [LY]
A company for entrepreneurs & creators of the PR Espresso. Expert in personal online & press public relations for the tech startup space. Coach. Advisor. Connection maker. Strategist - Personal PR.
Regulatory Affairs Committee at Bitcoin Foundation
Attorney at Nesenoff & Mittenberg LLP. Past: Commercial Litigator at Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzwelg & Wolosky LLP.
Managing Director-Golden Venture Partners
Board Observer. Yesware. AppHero. Guardly. Wattpad - Focused on Mobile. Former: Partner BlackBerry Partners Fund. Social Deck (Acquired by Google). Transpera (Acquired by Tremor Media). Co-founder Tira Wireless - A highly respected finance community leader. Very influential Canadian Venture Capital.
Associate Director BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada)
Venture Capital I.T. Venture Fund. Expertise In Financing & Investment for Early-stage Seed & Series A. Tech startups. Former: Analyst at VS Firm Wesley Clover. Co-founder & CEO JohnnyVoIP. Strategic Planning. Revenue growth Strategies.
Venture Capitalist
Entrepreneur. Philanthropist. Co-Founder - SilkRoad Equity Cryptocurrency Partners. BitAngels. Bitcoin Investor. Advocate & Speaker.
Founder Cdling Capital Services
Director Startup Grid Toronto. Community Leader. Former: Founder Social Capital Value Add. CEO PlanetEye. Operations Advisor.Growth & Investment advisor. Member: National VP Startup Advocacy.
Lean Startup and Agile Methods Coach
Innovation Management. Probabilistic Profit Forecasting. Project Management. Agile PM Methods. PM Methodology Creation. Change Management. Business Process Analysis & Improvement. Cloud Solutions, Mentoring.
Co-Founder/CEO of MintCombine
President/CEO of RULE7MEDIA LLC. Managing Director of THE ON:21 VISION PLATFORM. Fellow at Foreign Policy Association. Board Member at Field Center for Entrepreneurship. Zicklin School of Business.
Product Development and Internet Research
Decentral In-house Mentor for future CTOs. Former CTO Vortex Mobile & founder Vortex Connect. Oxford thesis: Tech Diffusion, a case study of P@P Car-Sharing. Focused on Decentralization. Agile Methods.
Venture Capitalist Tandem Expansion Fund
Change Agent. Former Techie. Force For Good. Analytics Expert. Deep understanding of Technology Capital Markets. Raising Venture Capital & Technical Product Dev.
One of North America's Best Word of Mouth Marketers and Customer Experience Designers
Integrated real world & Interactive Campaign Marketing. Stunt Marketing - named iMedia list of Internet Marketing leaders 2009.
Business Development, Cloudpipe Inc
Building profitable businesses and platforms in innovative technology, hardware, software, services, and wireless solutions. Lead initiatives through senior sales channel management, launching new technologies, building market share, defining industry opportunities, and positioning company as a dominant force in the marketplace.
Private Equity, Angel Investment, Alternative Investment & Banking Expert
Alternative investment expert with over 15 years of international experience helping SME’s familiarize themselves with angel investment and venture capital opportunities throughout North America and Europe.
Agile Coach, Trainer, Speaker, and Improvisor
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP). Coached an organization to a 58% improvement in cycle time and a 43% improvement in lead time. Speaker at many conferences including Agile Coach Camp Canada, Agile Tour Toronto, and Agile Tour Montréal. Experienced with promoting and leading a transition from a traditional waterfall model to an Agile/Scrum process as well as from an ad hoc process to an Agile/Scrum process.
Software Developer at Nulogy
Co-Founder and VP Content & Coverage, /newsrooms
Recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 (bit.ly/ZfRWYA) An entrepreneur who has worked in publishing, digital media, broadcasting, advertising, social media & marketing. As an editorial and digital strategist, Chris has a deep passion for new technologies and disruptive, high-growth digital businesses where technology & digital media intersect.
Accountant at Zeifmans LLP
Co-founder & CEO Monetas, the world’s 1st decentralized system for financial & legal transactions.
Startup Analysis. Finance. Executive Management Strategy. International Business & Governance. A thought Leader in the movement towards decentralization of finance & smart contracts.
Senior Associate OMERS Ventures
VC. Former Software Engineer. Entrepreneur. Bram Devotes his time working with entrepreneurs. As a mentor he understands investor due diligence from the most disciplined perspective.
COO & CFO Kobo
On-track to be operating one of the largest eReading companies in the world. Ultimate advisement In scaling operations. Startups. E-commerce .Business Strategy. Team Building. A wealth of information & advice for startup execs. Exec Mentorship.
CEO & Chief Motivator at Locationary (acquired by Apple)
Big Data. System Analysis. Experienced in leading a venture from seed to acquisition. As an advisor his value is extraordinary on many levels.
Wealth Advisor, CIBC World Markets
Investment Advisor. Founding Member Maple leaf Angels. Founding Member & Investment Advisor Canada Trust Financial Planning Group. Exit Strategies. Monetization. Risk Management.
Decentral Public Communications Mentor
Entrepreneur. CTO/CIO/CSO in many companies. Internationally recognized Speaker & Teacher on crypto-currencies. Host of Let’s Talk Bitcoin. writing the Bitcoin Book. Amazing ability to make complex subjects easy to understand.
Senior Lender at the Business Development Bank of Canada
Working primarily with emerging technology, innovation, & knowledge based companies. She is one of the most successful lenders in BDC’s Entrepreneurship Centre. Much of her success lies in her astute judgment in determining the credibility of a business’ management team & their potential for future success.
A Canadian entrepreneur, writer, libertarian & anarcho-capitalist activist. Co-Founder of TDV. Co-Founder of Galt's Gultch Chile, a Libertarian community where scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs & many others would come together to escape the confines of their daily lives to not only be free, but to thrive
CEO & Co-founder Bitpay
Leading merchant services for Bitcoin -Crypto Point of Sale Pioneer. Educated in Mechanical Engineering. Authority on B2B Sales Strategy. Industry & Sector Leader.
CEO Advection
Former CEO & President Atari, Exec VP Sony Music, Sony Pictures, MGM. Advisory Board: a-Peer, Huvi, Experienced Advisory for Growth Orientented Chief Execs developing New Businesses. Oranization Design & Dev. Finance & Budgeting. Franchise Dev. Logistics & Distribution. Advocate for fostering Entreprenurialism in Corporate Culture.
President Newcoast Capital
Venture Capital & Private Equity. Corporate Finance. IR. Corporate Development. Focus on Integrity & Results. Straight Shooter. Problem Solver. Kirk will teach a maverick entrepreneur how to think like an executive.
President & CEO Idaeon Inc
Member of the Bitcoin Foundation. Lead Instructor at Startup Weekend NEXT. Past: Executive director & business development manager at the international J&J group.
CEO Social Radius
Founder Market Wire. Co-founder BitAngels. Expert in social & viral marketing. Chairman, CommPro Global. Founder, Marketwire.
President, Keiretsu Forum Toronto
A seasoned alternative investment expert with over 15 years of international experience helping SME’s familiarize themselves with angel investment and venture capital opportunities throughout North America and Europe. Silicon Valley in the 90s - digital strategies for financial institutions. High profile projects for Siemens, VISA, Allianz Insurance, Cisco, Providian Bank & more.
Decentral Special Advisor
Venture Capitalist, Startup Advisor, Marketing & Growth Expert, Founder Startup Management. Previous: Evangelist at Influitive, Founder CEO of Engaglo, Founder & CEO Equentia, 31+ yrs experience, Speaker
Pioneering Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur
-Founder Coinapult -Bitinstant -Co-owner SatoshiDice -renowned advocate towards peace, markets & Bitcoin.
Editorial Board for the Bitcoin Magazine
Tracer Mayer, Bitcoin Investor, Popular Bitcoin advocate, Member of the Society of Professional Journalists & the San Diego county Bar Association.
Business Development at Coral CEA
Expert at building Partner networks. Focused on Commercialization of Communications Enabled Applications (CEAs). Experience in Fortune 500 & Startups.
Managing Director Gaming Counsel
I.P, Expert. International gaming & cryptocurrency attorney & accountant. Former: DXH barrister & solicitor, Ernst & Young.
Decentral Payment System Architect Advisory
Programmer Canada 8601810 Corporation. Co-founder & VP Technology Digital Retail Apps (makers of SelfPay). Former: Software Engineer ePay Vault, Lecturer, iOS, Cordova, Android, Ralls, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.

Decentral Venture Capital

Launching soon: The 1st Venture Capital Fund for Decentralized Tech.

Decentral Fund 1: a new hybrid model for the new economic paradigm. Startup Equity + Dapp Commodities & Currencies.

For Investors:

A new hybrid model • investment grade exposure to Dapp commodities + startup equities

A unique & innovative fund focused on Dapp / Bitcoin / Crypto / Fintech & driven by a startup accelerator. Informed by sector-focused international networks. We are experts in the new paradigm of decentralized tech & it’s value. We have first-knowlege of many new offerings, as well as when to buy & sell, as well as what optimum expert to reach out to for due diligence, and forecasting.  Investors can request to be added to our mailing list by sending an email to invest@DECENTRAL.ca

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Decentral Cowork

A flexible work environ for Professionals working on Decentralized Technology & Financial Innovation.

64 Spadina Ave (at King), Toronto, Canada • 9:00-17:00 Mon-Sat

Surround yourself with a vibrant membership of entrepreneurs focused on decentralizing tech and financial innovation.

This quality community and flexible space is perfect for:

  • Solo entrepreneurs
  • Small company teams
  • Remote company divisions
  • Business travellers in need of temporary office space & networking

DECENTRAL provides everything needed in a friendly & fascinating environ. Being in the same building as companies like Ethereum, & just a floor below DECENTRAL ACCELERATE, brings a unique value. Imagine the extraordinary industry leaders, mentors, and investors  you can meet by simply being there. We apply strict criteria to the coworkers in the space, to create an optimum community.

$150 per monthly pass - Special Introductory Offer: $300 for 3 Months

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Decentral Events

A very cool space the heart of Toronto, between the Financial & Tech districts.

At King & Spadina; a 4 story, 100 year old building.

CURRENTLY HOSTING:

The Toronto Bitcoin Meetup

The Ethereum Toronto Meetup

Decentral Think Tank Sessions

Lean Startup Machine Toronto

Ask us about hosting your event.

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Bitcoin ATM

Open Monday to Saterday, 9:30 – 17:00
The easiest way to buy or sell Bitcoin!
Deposit & Withdrawl. BTC to CAD.

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