The digital economy is offering ever more opportunities for service providers, tech companies and innovators to deliver new services – government to government, business to business and to citizens/ consumers …but what business models will succeed and where is the money?
To make sense of the changing digital economy, DigitalFutures assists executives, entrepreneurs and investors, regulators and government decision-makers and strategists to navigate the latest trends, emerging business models and most promising services to future-proof their businesses, ventures
DigitalFutures B.U.I.L.D. (Business User-centric Innovation and Leadership Development) focuses on innovations in fintech, cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies, alternative financing, ICOs’, and digital asset value exchange.
"We are on the threshold of the largest capital transformation in history. The market is evolving from investment in cryptocurrencies to
Growing the Canadian and international crypto and blockchain ecosystem
DIGITALFUTURES B.U.I.L.D. draws on years of engagement in the Canadian and international crypto and blockchain communities in support of sustainable ecosystem build-outs, networking and knowledge share. DIGITALFUTURES B.U.I.L.D. is an initiative to help navigate to the next level of debate, adoption, understanding, governance, and opportunity – by providing a coherent voice and demonstrating the way that we can make this all work for everyone.
Manie Eagar, moderating the Panel: The Blockchain Capital Markets Transformation at the Blockchain Futurist Conference, Toronto August 2018
Manie Eagar from DigitalFutures at the Blockchain Futurist Conference 2018: moderating the panel: The Blockchain Capital Markets Transformation with (from left to right)
Stuart Davis (Global Chief AML Officer, BMO Financial Group);
Loretta Joseph (Advisor OECD/Bermuda/
The Hon. Wayne M. Caines (Minister of National Security, The Government of Bermuda);
Mina Matin (Partner Norton Rose Fulbright)
Recent Speaking Events
We conduct “elite” interviews with industry executives, entrepreneurs and senior business professionals to help our audience learn why and how “people matters” contribute to success and competitive advantages in the digital future.
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 FintechBook: A 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.