DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D is a strategic advisory and capability building company that assists public and private sector organizations to understand the impact of new technology and emerging trends, and realign or invest in new technology, business models and capabilities to drive value for customers and employees and more effectively compete in an ever-changing digital economy.

DigitalFutures conducted the first blockchain and Fintech study in Canada, commissioned by AdvantageBC, that set out to discover competitive drivers to build and further develop the ecosystem that supports Vancouver, BC, and Canada: Blockchain and Emerging Financial Technologies: Positioning British Columbia as a Global FinTech Hub. DigitalFutures participated in the 2015 Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Banking Trade and Commerce – "Digital Currency: You Can’t Flip this Coin"

DigitalFutures is passionate about creating sustainable futures in which everyone can participate equitably and fairly, and with respect for our environment.

Competitive advantage through artificial intelligence and blockchain technology

We help organizations understand the impact of new technologies and emerging trends.  We advise on realignment, strategic positioning,  investment and risk mitigation in financial innovation, new business models and competencies to drive value to gain competitive advantages in the ever-evolving blockchain technologies and financial innovations.  Our experienced consultants help you see beyond the hype to understand the real opportunities and dynamics in the blockchain space.

Token Economy Design, Advisory and Governance

Idea. Design. Action. Engage. Operate. Navigate: IDAEON: Our creative process for conceptualizing, developing and launching new tokens. Advisors to various projects, we get you investor ready and help you gain user adoption. We provide guidance on innovations in leadership and organizational design as well as governance. This helps teams gain clear differentiators in the market place. Value is created through trusted relationships and people connecting through the meeting of common purpose and aspirations. 

Nimble. Adaptive. Resourceful: Closing the gap between strategy and implementation

We design, build and embed new leadership and talent models to accelerate change and the creation of nimble, adaptive and smart organizations. Based on the science of peak performance, we accelerate technology adoption by creating positive user experiences, leadership, organizational practices and cultures to thrive in the distributed future of the economy. Benefits include positive customer and employee experiences, digital futures mindset and increase in the speed and capacity of new technology adoption and utilization.

DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D. speaking at the Blockchain Summit, London

Looking forward to speaking at the Toronto Global reception following the Blockchain Summit London on November 28 in London around Toronto based ventures such being an advisor to the TSX listed Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. an investment company providing investors access to a basket of holdings within the blockchain space; Dubtokens, an ICO to support the Interactive Video and Experience Protocol (IVEP) which will make billions of hours of video content available online, including live broadcasts and digital experiences, interactive, shoppable, chat-able, customizable, real-time editable, monetizable, and poll-able; Equibit, the world’s first peer-to-peer OTC capital market and a complete platform for issuers to manage their investor relations without the need for depositories and transfer agents; and Paycase, a global remittance platform.

The DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D. team will also attend the AI Tech Conference in London on the 29th.

Who are Canada’s top 40 social influencers in finance, innovation and risk? Our exclusive 2017 list ranks the individuals whose insights drive ideas and promote change.

We’re revving the innovation engine in Toronto for this year’s Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Summit on December 4. The event will focus on how artificial intelligence, digital identity, enterprise risk, and big data are increasingly influential, and what that means for the future.

The #TRFinRiskCanada40 will be recognized at the Thomson Reuters Toronto Financial and Risk Summit on December 4.The summit will include a Reuters Newsmaker interview with Professor Geoffrey Hinton, who is considered by many to be the father of deep learning.

DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D. founders appointed to the board of advisors of Dubtokens and IVEP ICO

Dubdub and IVEP Unveil the Future of Video Monetization With Dubtokens – a new decentralized protocol and dApp store for interactive video and experiences. The Interactive Video and Experience Protocol (IVEP) is the future of streaming video. Built on the blockchain, it will make billions of hours of video interactive, including live broadcasts and digital experiences. Audiences will be able to shop, chat, click, share, and more within online video — all in a way that can be monetized and measured by advertisers and publishers.

Executive Workshops: Crypto Currencies & Blockchain for FinTech

DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D. had the privilege to run a workshop at the Rotman School of Management for global senior executives from the China Construction Bank, the second largest bank in the world, on the applications and impact of blockchain and crypto currencies, and is a regular speaker at community and industry events in Toronto and internationally as Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Canada, established in 2013 in Toronto.

First FinTech + Blockchain Study in Canada

DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D. conducted the first study in Canada, commissioned by the government of BC, that set out to discover competitive drivers to build and further develop the ecosystem that supports Vancouver, BC, and Canada, as a global Blockchain and FinTech hub. [Full Report]


The FinTechBook: FinTech + DigitalCurrency – Convergence or Collision?

Manie is a contributing author of the first crowdsourced on the global FinTech ecosystem – The FintechBookA front-line industry insider’s look at the financial technology explosion. The FinTechBook is an Amazon bestseller.

In just two short years cryptocurrency has grown from a hobby project to a multi-billion dollar global digital finance industry. With new competing alternatives and technology advancing beyond simple currency-based payments to all manner of value exchange, financial instruments, smart contracts and blockchain based distributed ledgers, everyone is waking up to the fact that Bitcoin was just the beginning.

Arriving just in time for the great convergence of mobile payments, digital branchless banking and digital-value exchange, Bitcoin, alternative currencies, and digital finance innovations promise a major disruption of global finance.