One of the highlights at the recent CB Insights Future of Fintech conference, was a fireside chat between Nathaniel Popper, a business journalist for the New York Times & author of Digital Gold, and Fred Wilson, the prominent venture capitalist and co-founder of Union Square Ventures (USV). During the conversation, Wilson stated, “startups that go […]Read more "CVC-Startups partnerships: A “deal with the devil”?"
Understanding the Divide Europe has been in the throes of a digital divide since the turn of the century. Current policies related to entrepreneurship and organizational structures were written at a time when large companies were regarded as permanent fixtures in the economy, and where workers tended to stay with one employer for many years. This […]Read more "The Fish Rots from the Head: Europe’s Digital Divide."
This lecture was part of an introductory workshop on the subject of cryptocurrenies, held at the Grenoble Ecole de Management on the 19th of February 2015. The topic of cryptocurrenies has been frequently debated, but in recent times, increasing venture capital investment indicates that the adoption of cryptocurrenies is gaining momentum. As this subject is […]Read more "Bitcoin and the Blockchain: Financial Quagmire or Evolutionary Stampede."
From 2008 till date, no other technology has been the subject of such fervent debate. Be it Governments versus Geeks, Tech entrepreneurs versus Old money, or Students versus Professors, everyone has an opinion and something to say about cryptocurrenies. Irrespective of your opinion, the rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies cannot be ignored. Today, there are […]Read more "Block Chain 2.0: The Renaissance of Money"
A few months back I had the privilege to give a talk at a TedX event here in Clermont Ferrand, France.The video is now online, albeit without english subtitles for the moment. Another version with subtitles should be out later. This talk revolves around Cryptocurrencies, the changing face of money and what needs to be […]Read more "My TedX Talk"
From Goldcoins to Bitcoins.compressed In my first foray into the analysis of money mechanics, this report looks at the history of money, the current manner in which currency is created and the changing face of monetary value as we move into a digital economy. This report was the basis of my talk at TEDx Clermont -21st of […]Read more "White Paper on Cryptocurrency: From Goldcoins to Bitcoins"