WIRED MONEY 2016
June 23, 2016
The British Museum, London
Cofounder and CEO, Trustev (Main stage speaker)
“I really enjoyed it. I have to say, that I never have experienced such a professional organization and treatment!! Chapeau!!!”
Founder and CEO, Fidor Bank (Main stage speaker)
“I had a blast, met great people, and was seriously impressed by the organisation. I know what goes into that!”
AngelList (Main stage speaker)
“Just a quick note to say thanks for having us at Wired Money, it was a great event and provided lots of fuel and contacts to get the cogs whirring.”
Managing Partner, QVentures (Startup stage speaker)
“Thank you for a great event yesterday. I really enjoyed the variety of speakers and the quality of their presentations. As a side note, one of the best networking events I have been a part of — some truly creative and amazing people were in attendance.”
Chief Controls Office, Infrastructure — Investment Bank (delegate)
“As I expected, it was a fabulous event and not only did I have a great time, but I learned so much.”
Amy ter Haar
Chief Executive Officer, FLOW INC. (delegate)
“Simply impressive. Loads of feedback but at the core, great insights.”
WIRED MONEY, TOGETHER WITH BBVA
In July 2015 WIRED Money returned for its third year, this time in partnership with global financial services group BBVA. This landmark one-day summit at The British Museum assembled the most exciting forward-thinking innovators and captivating thought leaders in money, banking and finance.
The international line-up of speakers covered a fascinating range of topics including the evolving role of digital currencies, issues of security and trust, crowdfunding, friction-free transactions and the democratisation of investment and lending.
WIRED Money will return on June 23, 2016. Check back soon for speaker updates and agenda announcements.
VIDEO: WIRED Money 2015 highlights
WIRED MONEY 2015 SPEAKERS
Executive chair of the board, KivaSerial entrepreneur, investor and P2P authority Julie Hanna is executive chair of the board at crowd lending site Kiva.
CEO & cofounder, Funding CircleSamir Desai’s Funding Circle is a P2P platform for businesses to secure loans.
Founder & CEO, Leetchi and MANGOPAYCéline Lazorthes founded money collection site MANGOPAY, as well as an email-based money transfer platform, Leetchi.
Executive director, innovations partnering, Visa EuropeJonathan Vaux is responsible for ensuring Visa stays at the fore of payments, as digital disruption rapidly changes the retail landscape.
Chairman & CEO, BBVAFrancisco González, who started out as an IT programmer before becoming an entrepreneur, runs multinational Spanish banking group, BBVA .
Director of digital currency, MIT Media LabBrian Forde leads the exploration of digital currencies at MIT Media Lab; he’s also advised the White House on mobile and data innovation.
Entrepreneur & author, Mastering BitcoinBitcoin authority Andreas M Antonopoulos developed the first masters degree in digital currencies; he also hosts the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast.
Cofounder & CEO, NUMBER26NUMBER26 cofounder Valentin Stalf has built a smartphone-based bank account for European consumers.
Founder, Invoke Capital; advisor to DarktraceInvestor and advisor Mike Lynch founded software company Autonomy in 1996. It was acquired for $11 billion.
CEO & founder, WorldRemitIsmail Ahmed’s startup helps people send money abroad – without the prohibitive costs.
CTO, Ripple LabsStefan Thomas helped build the Ripple protocol -- a way to connect the world's financial systems to enable secure and instant payments in any currency.
CEO & founder, GoCardlessHiroki Takeuchi's GoCardless is simplifying Direct Debit payments for over ten thousand SMEs.
CEO & cofounder, BlockchainCryptocurrency advocate Peter Smith is the CEO of Blockchain, a London startup that's trying to change the way the world transacts by building a safe and secure Bitcoin wallet.
CCO, AdyenThe former head of payments at RBS, Prins now works at Adyen, a platform that enables merchants to accept almost any type of payment, anywhere in the world.
CEO & cofounder, CrowdcubeDarren Westlake will highlight why traditional funding methods are broken and demonstrate how the crowd can offer a solution.
CEO & founder, InVentureShivani Siroya will present her model for disrupting credit scoring in emerging markets.
Founder, CTO & head of products, BillGuardRaphael Ouzan will explain the opportunity to bring down financial incumbents and reinvent every layer of banking with UX and data innovation.
Cofounder, TransferWiseTaavet Hinrikus was Skype’s first employee, before cofounding TransferWise – now valued at $1 billion.
Co-author, The Misfit EconomyAlexa Clay will offer innovation insights she’s learned from pirates, hackers and criminal gangs during her research.
VIDEO: WIRED Money 2015 highlights
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