Digital Asset Exchange - Blockchain - FinTech - RegTech

DigitalFutures is a strategic advisory firm 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 manages software development for a range of business applications specializing in collaboration tools, FinTech and blockchain technologies. We apply design thinking and agile methodologies to create a compelling customer experience. Our consultants provide hands-on change management including training, stakeholder engagement and strategic communications to improve the speed of user adoption, rate of utilization and return on investment.

DigitalFutures conducted the first 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, as a global Blockchain and FinTech hub. 

Digital Futures participated in the 2015 Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Banking Trade and Commerce – "Digital Currency: You Can’t Flip this Coin". We worked with the BC government and Advantage BC on “Blockchain and Emerging Financial Technologies: Positioning British Columbia as a Global FinTech Hub”.

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

First Blockchain + FinTech study in Canada

First Blockchain + FinTech study in Canada

by Manie & MaRi Eagar. DigitalFutures conducted the first 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, as a global Blockchain and...

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Market Structure Impediments May Limit Regtech Potential

Market Structure Impediments May Limit Regtech Potential

by Donna Bales. The use of technology to create process efficiencies and enhanced user experiences has been fully entrenched in the financial services sector for some time. In recent years, the pace of change has quickened with the introduction of a kaleidoscope of...

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Blockchain + FinTech Canada 2020

Blockchain + FinTech Canada 2020

by Manie Eagar. DigitalFutures is actively engaged in providing leadership in digital currencies, the blockchain, FinTech and Regtech in the commercial, public, and social sectors that will guide policy, investment decisions and support innovation and job creation in...

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Advisory

DigitalFutures offers business strategy and development. and investment advisory services.

R&D

DigitalFutures conducts domain specific research and development.

Software Development

DigitalFutures manages software development and digital transformation projects.

Speaking

DigitalFutures executives speak at leading digital economy, investment management, FinTech, digital asset and blockchain events.

Blockchain and Distributed Systems

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 Paris Open Source Summit, November 16/17, 2016

Open source is the heart of the essential digital transformation brought by distributed systems and the phenomenon of Blockchains. This technical track you will discover an introduction to programming and Bitcoin and Ethereum, particularly in the cloud. For example, Ethereum is the basis of several applications of digital asset management as Fundonomy or managing users of Ring.cx, a distributed communications system.

Trackleader: Manie Eagar, DigitalFutures – From the distributed hash table to blockchain contract: Ring distributed systems, Adrien Béraud, Savoir-faire Linux; Programming a micropayment server bitcoin – Feedback with 2 implementations, Vidal Chriqui, SII; Digital Asset Management and Value Exchange, Manie Eagar, DigitalFutures; Microsoft Strategy Blockchain an open ecosystem for business, Marc Gardette, Microsoft.

 

The FinTechBook: Fintech + Digital Currency  - Convergence or Collision?

fintechbooklaunchManie 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.

blockchainThe blockchain’s distributed ledger is a significant innovation that could transform almost every aspect of commerce and information management. Leveraging distributed ledger technologies is shaping a host of new services and applications.

fintechThe FinTech revolution is affecting the whole financial sector. Emerging financial technologies are challenging the traditional models of banking, trade and investment, and information technologies creating many points of convergence and potential collision for the incumbents.

altfinanceThe ‘second market’ is democratizing access to new forms of finance such as crowdfunding and peer to peer lending for individual investors, the sharing economy, social causes and entrepreneurs alike.

digitalassetsDigital currencies and asset value exchanges are the new media for the storage and transmission of value through a variety of mobile and online platforms creating greater liquidity and fluidity for the digital economy.

ictIncreasingly sophisticated ICT network infrastructure; Mobile communications, media and entertainment; Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality; and IoT for a connected world.