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Wednesday, June 6 • 12:00pm - 12:20pm
New financial ecosystems: building universal inclusion via blockchain

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We all knowblockchain is a transformational technology, but how can this be applied foruniversal good? What will it mean when communities are able to own (and profitfrom!) their own assets, and invest these profits back into their localeconomies. When contracts are immutable, what can this do for communitiesaffected by corruption and high risk transactions? With concrete use cases fromcommunities in Ghana and the Philippines, take a forward thinking look at thepotential for blockchain outside the box.

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Sofie Blakstad

CEO, hiveonline
Following an early career in publishing and marketing, Sofie taught herself programming and business design, and subsequently spent most of her career building banks, including the first online bank for UBS. Having worked for eight major international banks in everything from IT infrastructure... Read More →

Wednesday June 6, 2018 12:00pm - 12:20pm BST
The Arena Stage