ABOUT US

Building Premier Metaverse Experiences

About US

The Metaverse Group is a leading virtual real estate company offering exposure to this burgeoning industry via the Metaverses. We facilitate the acquisition of virtual property along with a suite of virtual real estate centric services that are provided by pioneers of the crypto, blockchain and non-fungible token (NFT) industries.
WE CURRENTLY OFFER (OR PLAN TO OFFER) THE FOLLOWING SERVICES TO HELP YOU ENTER AND ENGAGE IN THE METAVERSE:

Our MISSION

Building better places to call home begins with doing what's right.

At the end of the day, our pride stems from our commitment to do what’s right. In times when it matters most, we let our values guide us: accomplishment, partnership, courage and innovation. That means hard work and honesty, a commitment to quality and craftsmanship, having the courage to stand for what we believe, and always holding ourselves accountable.

Leadership

Michael Gord

COO

Michael Gord is an experienced executive across the blockchain, cryptocurrency and the technology sectors.

Michael is COO of the Metaverse Group and is the co-founder & CEO of Global Digital Assets (GDA) Group of Companies, which are, focused across capital markets verticals in the blockchain industry. Michael is the Managing Director of the XDB Foundation, the leading protocol focused on branded stablecoins, and the CEO of MLG Blockchain, focused on enterprise and government consulting and development.

Michael has been involved in over $25 billion in digital asset financings. Over the past 10 years, Michael has been very early in the digital asset world being one of the first advocates for digital assets in Canada, building the first Canadian university communities for blockchains and was the first enterprise blockchain developer that TD Bank hired.

Michael holds a B Comm from McGill University.

Jason Cassidy

CTO

Jason is an experienced executive across the blockchain, cryptocurrency and the technology sectors.

Jason is CTO of the Metaverse Group, co-founder of Not Fungible, co-founder of Digitible and owner & CEO of Game Credits.

Jason has over 20 years of financial and technical experience across numerous entities including 7 years managing various software technologies at BlackBerry (Research in Motion).

Jason has advised and held senior positions with leading organizations including Blockchain Association of Canada, OSC, BlockchainTV, Blockchain Names amongst other organizations.

Jason has been professionally involved in cryptocurrency since 2012 and brings a rare mix of experience and vision to the Metaverse Group.

Jason holds a Graphic Design Diploma from Westervelt College.

Lorne Sugarman

CEO

Lorne Sugarman is a seasoned senior executive with diverse experience across direct C-level operating experience, investment banking and principal investing.

Lorne is CEO and Director of the Metaverse Group. Prior to the Metaverse Group, Lorne was previously the CEO of Wellpoint Health Services for 9 years where he grew the business to over 250 employees, completed and integrated seven acquisitions and ultimately was sold to CloudMD (TSX: CMD).

Lorne spent over 20 years in advisory services with over 15+ years at GMP Securities, most recently as MD / Head of Technology Group, and spent almost 4 years as Principal at KES7 Capital Inc. Lorne started his career with Deloitte Consulting and Deloitte & Touche providing advice to clients in North America.

Lorne holds a BA from Western University and an MBA from the Rotman School at the University of Toronto.

Andrew Kiguel

Chairman

Andrew Kiguel is an accomplished executive with leadership experience in capital markets, corporate governance and entrepreneurship.

Andrew is Chairman of the Metaverse Group and is currently the founder and CEO of Tokens.com (NEO: COIN), one of the largest publicly listing crypto stakers in the world. Prior to Tokens.com, he was the co-founder and CEO of Hut 8 Mining (TSX: HUT), one of the largest publicly listed bitcoin miners in the world.

Andrew spent over 20 years in investment banking with 18+years at GMP Securities (now Stifel Canada), most recently as Co-Head of the Real Estate and Co-Head of the Blockchain groups. Andrew started his career with CSFB and Scotiabank.

Andrew holds an Honours BA from York University and an MBA from the Rotman School at the University of Toronto.