I’m speaking at Reinvent Money in Holland next About As a successor to last year’s ‘Geld voor de toekomst’ event, aims to be a direction-setting conference about the future of our monetary system. So much is happening across Europe: monetary reform in Iceland, ongoing problems with the euro and Greece, never-ending banking scandals, the rise of bitcoin and the blockchain,…

Epicenter Bitcoin Simon Dixon

How Bnk To The Future is Rethinking Finance – Epicenter Bitcoin Ever since the financial system collapsed in 2007, the call for alternatives has grown louder. Bitcoin itself can be seen as such an alternative. Simon Dixon’s search for a way to put capitalism on a sounder financial footing began before Bitcoin with a focus on equity crowdfunding. Since then he has built Bank to…

Bitcoin v. Banking

Why banks and regulators are scared of bitcoin?

In a nutshell – transparency and honesty is less profitable that financial shenanigans behind a centralised ridable ledger called a bank. And I still don’t have the answer to who regulates the regulators? Blockchain is the 21st century problem solver – in my view one of the most significant application of the internet and the most…

Iceland banking reform

Iceland is the most important country in the world right now

After giving my presentation to the Icelandic people, that included in the audience many of the countries members of parliament, I was amazed to see the announcement that the Icelandic people are holding banking executives accountable for the illegal counterfeiting of their countries money. If if the governments around the world really wanted to remove…

Money Creation debate Parliament

Will I be voting @UKLabour or @Conservatives or @LibDems this year?

I move to Hong Kong this year so I am no longer in the game, but let’s pretend I was still a UK voter… Will I vote Labour, Lib Dem, or Conservative? For those that care about my opinion, here is what I know. All of them will issue more debt than they issued last year,…