Speaker Spotlight | Eric Brown

Eric Brown is the CEO and President of Aliant Payment Systems Inc., the first merchant processing company in the country to accept crypto payments.  Aliant Payments just recently partnered up with the Litecoin Foundation to help bring mass adoption to Litecoin payments.  We asked Eric a few questions about his experience in the payments industry and his thoughts on the […]

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Five Intriguing Blockchain Tech Use Cases

  2017 was the banner year for Bitcoin and it’s underlying technology: Blockchain. Investment, public fervor, and product/services maturation were all contributing factors to the firestorm of attention & notoriety that the crypto community felt in the latter stages of last year. For good reason though –  bitcoin’s price increased roughly 1,700% in 12 months, and VC investment in blockchain […]

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Speaker Spotlight | Siri Srinivas

  Siri Srinivas is an Investment Analyst at Draper Associates, an early stage capital firm founded by Tim Draper.  We had an opportunity to ask her a few questions from an investors perspective on the future of digital money, blockchain, and cryptocurrency.  You can catch Siri at the State of Digital Money 2018, moderating the panel on Digital Banking Transformation. […]

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Speaker Spotlight | Mike Kane

Mike Kane is the Co-Founder of Hydrogen and the robo-advisor Hedgeable.  We got the opportunity to ask Mike a few questions about the Hydrogen platform, blockchain technology, and his experience in the digital money space.  We’re excited to have Mike join us on the discussion of fintech and the transformation of digital banking at the State of Digital Money 2018: SODM: […]

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Speaker Spotlight | Klas Bäck

  Klas Bäck is the General Manager of International & Payment Strategy at Braintree, a Paypal Service.  We are very excited to have Klas join us on the discussion of payment innovations on a global scale.  We were grateful for the opportunity to feature Klas this week and ask a few questions about his work and his stance on the […]

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Speaker Spotlight | Jesse Lund

We are excited to be welcoming Jesse Lund, Vice President of IBM Blockchain, to the State of Digital Money 2018.  We had an opportunity to ask Jesse a few questions and talk more about his work at IBM Blockchain and his thoughts for the future of digital money:   SODM: You cut your teeth at Wells Fargo for almost two […]

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Speaker Spotlight | Christian Martin

Christian Martin is the CEO of TeraGroup and Executive Director for the Wallstreet Blockchain Alliance.  We are excited to have him return as a speaker for the State of Digital Money 2018.  In anticipation for this year’s event, we took a moment to chat with Christian to learn more about his work in the finance and blockchain world and what […]

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Bitcoin Futures – What they are and should you care?

BITCOIN FUTURES The Chicago Mercantile Exchange group & Cboe Global Markets Inc have officially joined in on the bitcoin hype sweeping the planet. The wolves of Wall Street have been salivating for quite some time about how they could get a piece of the cryptocurrency pie, and now they are getting their first taste. Last week Cboe launched the U.S.’s […]

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What is Digital Money

Defining Digital Money The State of Digital Money has the pleasure of hosting the conversation on new innovations and technologies disrupting the global financial system.  As the leaders of that conversation, it’s important for us to define what “digital money” is and how this definition helps us curate our focused content. Digital money uses technology such as computers, smartphones, and […]

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