Anthony Diiorio organizes a variety of Bitcoin meetups in the Toronto area. BTC trades under $10. Anthony starts the Toronto Bitcoin Group.2012
Anthony Diiorio founds and is elected first Executive Director of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada (now “Blockchain Association”.
Kryptokit is conceived and development begins. Kryptokit becomes the first Bitcoin wallet browser extension on release.
Vitalik Buterin shows Anthony a project he has been working on: Anthony is the first reader of what will become the Ethereum Whitepaper. Anthony dedicates funds and his full attention to building a team to pursue the Ethereum Project and becomes co-founder of Ethereum.
Ethereum is born: Decentral gives the Ethereum Project its first home. Anthony Diiorio, Mihai Alisie, Vitalik Buterin, Charles Hoskinson and Amir Chetrit co-found the project to develop the platform laid out in the whitepaper. (Joseph Lubin, Gavin Wood, and Jeffrey Wilke are added as founders a few months later).2013
New Year’s Day: Decentral opens its doors at 64 Spadina Ave. The Bitcoin ATM in this new office is the first in Toronto and second in the country.
Decentral organizes and runs the Bitcoin Expo 2014 (bitcoinexpo.ca), attended by thousands and the biggest cryptocurrency event in Canada at the time.
Ethereum global crowdsale begins and eventually leads to $18m in ether sales (now worth over $44 billion).
Rushwallet by KryptoKit launches in beta as a simple HTML5 Bitcoin wallet.
Decentral hosts its 100th event. Seeks new event space to accommodate demand and crowd size.2014
Decentral partners with MaRS to host events in 2015.2015
Jaxx 1.0 released. Additional platforms supported.
Jaxx passes 100,000 users; Android is the most popular of the 9 platforms Jaxx supports.
In-app cryptocurrency swapping features go live; Jaxx users are able to exchange a variety of cryptocurrencies for each other, instantly.2016
Jaxx hits 300,000 users; users can pair their Jaxx masterseeds across iOS, Android, Chrome Browser, Linux, Mac, and Windows.
Decentral announces upwards of 70 industry partnerships; companies include Coinbase, RSK, BitPay, Bittrex, Blockchain Capital, QTUM, Bancor, MonaCoin, Omni, Lisk, Stratus and others.
Decentral Grand Odyssey Boat Cruise - hit blockchain event celebrates 4 years of Decentral events.
Jaxx exceeds 400,000 users around the world.
Decentral Inc begins construction for 5-floor, 15,000 square foot office and event space in the heart Toronto’s financial district.
Bitcoin prices hits $20,000 CAD. 2000x higher than when Decentral’s founder, Anthony Diiorio, started building the Toronto cryptocurrency community.2017