Cryptocurrency - The Future of Money? (Online)

  • Event Start: 14th May 2021, 5:00pm
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Cryptocurrency is everywhere, it dominates the news and its proponents promise it will revolutionise the way we interact with one other. It seems as if everyone’s heard of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin yet, key figures in the global economy refuse to accept it as more than a fad, highlighting its role in ‘funny business’. Questions remain as to whether it’s the future or simply a bubble waiting to burst but one thing’s for sure – it’s going to continue to surprise.

Speakers:

  • Charlie Lee: Charlie Lee is the creator of Litecoin, one of the top 10 cryptocurrencies, and is the current Managing Director at the Litecoin Foundation. He is therefore one of the eminent names in cryptocurrency with over 900k followers.

  • Sheila Warren: Sheila Warren is the Head of Data, Blockchain, and Digital Assets, and a member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum. Her pioneering policy work is helping shape the future of blockchain.

  • Michael del CastilloMichael del Castillo is an associate editor at Forbes, where he covers cryptocurrencies and other blockchain applications. As one of the most prominent journalists his writing influences many opinions, educating readers about the ever-changing market. 

  • Sam Kopelman: Sam Kopelman is the UK manager of Luno, a cryptocurrency company with over 6 million users, Sam is a driving force in cryptocurrency, allowing everyone to invest in the revolution especially here in the UK

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