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3iQ Seeks to Deliver North America’s First Solana ETP 

Global Leader in Digital Assets Submits Preliminary Prospectus for The Solana Fund (QSOL) in Canada 


3iQ is proud to announce an exclusive investment opportunity through our upcoming IPO – The Solana Fund. Do not miss this unique opportunity to gain exposure to SOL without the complexity of direct digital asset management and technical challenges.

What Is Solana

Launched in 2020, Solana has grown to be one of the largest and fastest blockchain networks in the world with a market capitalization of approximately $65B USD*.​ Unlike Bitcoin, designed as a payment system, Solana is built for high-performance blockchain applications. Its focus on fast transaction speeds and low costs makes it attractive for developers.​ Solana is gaining traction in the DeFi and NFT sectors, contributing to its adoption and ecosystem growth.

*As of June 2024.

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Convenient Way to Own SOL

The Solana Fund offers easy exposure to SOL without technical complexity. Investors will be able to buy and sell Class A Units on the TSX and is eligible for registered accounts in Canada, making it a tax-efficient, long-term investment option.

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Securing Your Investment

Our assets will be held in cold storage through a trusted partnership with Tetra and Coinbase, ensuring the highest level of security for your investments. Cold storage keeps your assets safe from cyber threats, providing you with peace of mind. 3iQ remains committed to safeguarding your investments with industry-leading security measures.

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Grow Your Investment with Staking

As part of our investment strategy, The Solana Fund will stake SOL to earn rewards. Staking allows you to earn passive income with estimated yields ranging from 6-8%.** These rewards, after deducting applicable fees, will be reinvested for the benefit of our unitholders. This approach ensures that your investments have the potential to grow, providing you with enhanced returns over time. Learn more and take advantage of our innovative asset management strategy.

**Source: Solana (SOL) Staking Rewards Calculator: Earn ∼7.16% | Staking Rewards


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More on Solana

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The Solana network is redefining speed, efficiency, affordability and sustainability in blockchain technology

Proof of History

Solana boosts network scalability and efficiency by using a historical record to timestamp events uniquely, providing valuable predictability of the network.

Preferred by Developers

Developers favor Solana for its low transaction fees, high throughput, and ease of building decentralized applications.

Transaction Fees on Solana

The network boasts a $0.00064 median fee per transaction, unrivaled with similar sized-blockchains. Median transaction fees hover around $1.5 on the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks.

Sustainable Network

With a Net Zero carbon impact and the average transaction consuming less than one Google search, Solana’s protocol is designed for efficiency.

Solana's Network Growth and Price Dynamics

  1. Demand and Utility: Increased network usage boosts SOL's demand given it is essential for transaction fees and other services.
  2. Staking Incentives: Validators are rewarded with more SOL for contributing to the security of a larger network, aligning their incentives with the overall network health.
  3. Positive Feedback Loop: Improved performance and security attract more users and developers, reinforcing a cycle that enhances SOL’s value.
  4. Network Effects: As participation grows, the resulting network effects further elevate SOL’s market perception and value.


The preliminary prospectus of the Fund, dated June 20, 2024, contains important information relating to the securities of the Fund and has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in all of the provinces and territories of Canada (except for Québec). The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from the Agent or at There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the Class A units or Class F units of the Fund until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued by the relevant securities commissions in Canada. Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment decision.

You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell securities of the Fund on a stock exchange or other alternative Canadian trading system (an “exchange”). If the securities of the Fund are purchased or sold on an exchange, investors may pay more than the current net asset value when buying securities of the Fund and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling them.

There are ongoing fees and expenses associated with owning securities of an investment fund. An investment fund must prepare disclosure documents that contain key information about the fund. You can find more detailed information about the Fund in its public filings available at Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this news release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Fund, to the future outlook of the Fund and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Fund. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as “may”, “will”, “should”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”, “estimate”, “predict”, “potential”, “continue” or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. In particular, this news release includes forward-looking information relating to the anticipated completion of the Offering. Actual results may differ materially from results indicated in forward-looking information for a number of reasons, including the failure to close the transactions referenced in this news release on the terms and conditions currently contemplated by the Fund, or at all, as well the risk factors identified in the Fund’s preliminary prospectus dated June 20, 2024. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and we assume no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, unless otherwise required by law.



This announcement should not be distributed, forwarded, transmitted or otherwise disseminated in or into the United States. This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or issue or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. The Fund’s securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or under the applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States, and may not be offered, sold, resold, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly within, into or in the United States, absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or except in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any relevant state or other jurisdiction of the United States. Neither this announcement, nor the fact that it has been disseminated, shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any future information that we distribute.

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This announcement and the information contained herein is restricted and is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly in, or into or from the United States or any other jurisdiction in which the same would be unlawful. Further, this announcement is for information purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or issue or the solicitation to buy, subscribe for or otherwise acquire any securities of the Fund in any jurisdiction in which any such offer or solicitation would be unlawful.