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 enabled by Blockchain Technology

We advise and provide guidance on new business opportunities in cryptocurrencies and related blockchain (distributed ledger) technologies. This includes strategic positioning,  investment and risk mitigation in financial innovation, new business models and competencies to drive value and 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 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, adaptive mindset and increase in the speed and capacity of new technology adoption and utilization.

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 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...

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Lessons from experiments in the DAO – Voting

Lessons from experiments in the DAO – Voting

Instead of looking towards models such as “classical” democracy which focuses on majority rule, decentralized communities are encouraged to study research and models from human dynamics that aim to include all voices, states of awareness, and frameworks of reality as important.

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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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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.