#Money2020; #Coinbase on How #DigitalCurrency Will Change the World
Point Roberts, WA, Delta BC –November 3, 2016 – Investorideas.com, a global news source and investor resource releases track session video coverage from the recent fintech and payment conference, Money 20/20, held in Las Vegas, featuring the CEO of Coinbase, a digital currency wallet and platform.
In this track session,’ How Digital Currency Will Change the World’, Brian Armstrong ,CEO & Co-Founder of Coinbase, shares why he believes digital currencies will evolve over time and will ultimately change the world through empowering economic freedom.
Robert Hackett, a reporter from Fortune interviews Brian, opening with “what is Bitcoin, what is digital currency and why should people care?”
Brian tells the audience, “Digital currency is an open payment system for the world, kind of like the internet where there is no one company or country controlling it.”
“There are now hundreds of digital currencies in the world outside of Bitcoin.”
He also talks about companies raising substantial money through ICO’s (Initial Coin Offering), essentially by-pass the traditional fundraising model ”It’s like the stock market 2.0.”
He also later states, “Payments are like water, they flow to the path of least resistance. “
Video below link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZfiLYQr33A
Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin and ethereum. We’re based in San Francisco, California.
Bitcoin is the world’s most widely used alternative currency with a total market cap of approximately $10 billion. The bitcoin network is made up of thousands of computers run by individuals all over the world.
About Money 2020
Money20/20 organizes the largest global events enabling payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. With 10,000+ attendees, including more than 1,000 CEOs, from over 3,000 companies and 75 countries, expected at its 2016 U.S. event, Money20/20 is critical to realizing the vision of disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. Money20/20 will be held at The Venetian in Las Vegas, October 23-26, 2016.
In just four years, Money20/20 fundamentally disrupted the status quo and established an entirely new and ground-breaking scale and standard for industry events. https://www.money2020.com
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