Smart Money

The banking and finance sector is anticipating more change in the next two years than in the last 200. Technology is the driver with Blockchain, Bitcoin, Crowdfunding, mobile payments and Peer-to-Peer Lending leading causing a level of disruption that will change our relationship with money forever.

Some of the key SMART MONEY questions that could be explored include:

  • Will open standards for banking create a new market for data driven apps and services, helping us manage our money more effectively?
  • Will Blockchain replace our need for banks?
  • How long before we become a cashless society, and what are the risks of a phone for a wallet?
  • Can digital enable citizens to co-invest in city infrastructure?
  • Is there a backup if the whole system crashes? How vulnerable have we made already made ourselves?

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Venturefest Questions

Leading futurologists, business leaders and academics will position the challenges to developing technology for the future city.

Smart Energy

A smart energy system fit for the 21st Century needs to radically rethink the place that energy holds in the world and in our lives.

Intelligent Transport

Urban mobility has undergone a radical shift from large-scale public infrastructure  to the rise of mobility on demand services.

Intelligent Infrastructure

Embedded sensors and ubiquitous digital communication networks are enabling a world where ‘dumb’ and ‘silent’ infrastructure assets are springing to life.

Smart Living

What does it mean to ‘live smart’ in a world where there are more connected devices than people, yet natural resources are increasingly scarce?

Smart Money

The banking and finance sector is anticipating more change in the next two years than in the last 200, see the tech thats driving it.

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