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Brett King: It is not crypto that will end the banking industry

Brett King

Brett King, banking futurist, shared in his recent keynote that it is not crypto that will end the banking industry. It is the fintech companies, the neo banks, the technologies companies that are rethinking banking that are going to challenge the industry. What does the future hold for crypto and DeFi? How do we prepare […]

Dr Andy Xie: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Chris Skinner Shared his Insights on the Financial Sanctions Against Russia, and How Effective They Are

Chris Skinner

Financial sanctions including throwing some Russians banks off SWIFT, and Visa and MasterCards, may not be as effective as the media in the West would like to claim, opined by financial futurist,Chris Skinner, in his recent blog post. There are alternatives, including cryptocurrencies and China’s UnionPay system. Over the last seven years, Russian banks have […]

Brett King Shared Insights on China’s Digital Yuan Outlook

Brett King

In his recent interview on Bloomberg, Brett King, Founder & Executive Chairman of Moven, discussed his outlook for China’s virtual currency – which is being rolled out to athletes and spectators ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Watch Brett King as interviewed by Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat on the sidelines of the Asian Financial […]

Brett King to Keynote at Asian Financial Forum 2022

Brett King

Brett King, Founder and Executive Chairman of Moven, and leading futurist, will be speaking at the Asian Financial Forum 2022. Learn more about it here. Photo credit: Brett King’s FB page Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, […]

Brett King Inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame

Brett King

Brett King, futurist and co-founder of MOVEN, was inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame in 2020 for his contributions to the fintech and digital banking industries, which include his radio show and six books on the future of banking. In 10 years, we’ll be living with smart bank accounts that help us manage our […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s coal crisis and the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments hand out money to people during the […]

Brett King Speaking About The Future of Financial Services at Industry Event

Brett King

Brett King, renowned banking futurist and founder of Moven recently spoke at a financial services industry event about the future of the industry. In particular, he shared his insights on: The Emergence of the Smart Wallet Wars How context pushes Products into Experiences Macro-Economics and Geo-Politics: How the role of banking and markets will evolved […]

Brett King Discusses His New Book – The Rise of Techno-socialism

Brett King

In a recent interview, Brett King, leading futurist and founder of Moven (a mobile financial service provider operating in the United States), gave a preview of his upcoming book The Rise of Techno-socialism. Watch Brett’s inteview with TraderTV as he talks about mobile payment systems, NFC technology and more: Brett King is a bestselling author and […]

Dr Andy Xie: The Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Brett King Publishes New Book, The Rise of Technosocialism

Brett King

Bestselling author and leading futurist Brett King publishes his latest book The Rise of Technosocialism: How Inequality, AI and Climate Will Usher in a New World Order.  Co-written by Dr. Richard Petty, this latest book discusses how the 21st century is going to be the most disruptive, contentious period humanity has ever lived through. The systems […]

Dr Andy Xie: From towering debt to bitcoin’s boom, why 2021 is the year of living dangerously

Dr Andy Xie

In his most recent SCMP opinion piece, independent economist Dr Andy Xie discussed why 2021 is the year of living dangerously. Vaccination is unshackling major developed economies and money is flowing into real economies, sparking overheating and inflation. This may spell the end of the speculative boom in both traditional financial markets and new products […]

HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit A Great Success

HKSTP Corporate Innovation

We at Speakers Connect are most thrilled for the opportunity to engage Brett King, leading banking futurist, and Alex Osterwalder, founder of Business Model Generation, to speak at the HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit; as well as innovation veteran Guy Parsonage and Vincent Vaucelle to facilitate the corporate innovation workshops! Tremendous reviews from the audience and […]

Brett King and Alex Osterwalder Speaking at HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit

Brett King

Brett King, leading banking futurist, and Alex Osterwalder, founder of Business Model Generation, will be speaking at the HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit in May 2021. Brett will be sharing insights on “Bank 4.0 – Who will be the Winners and Losers in the Smart Bank Account Wars?” with banking senior executives, and Alex Osterwalder will […]

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner Launching New Book: RESET: Rethinking Our World and Creating a Different Future

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Philipp Kristian Diekhoner is set to launch his latest book: RESET: Rethinking Our World and Creating a Different Future and it’s already creating a buzz as pre-orders come in. Everybody has a plan until they don’t. 2020 was supposed to be different. Approaching the dawn of a new decade, global sentiment on the 2020s was […]

Brett King: How banks could achieve digital innovations in the pandemic era

Brett King

Brett King, renowned fintech futurist explained how banks could achieve digital innovations in the pandemic era in his recent virtual presentation. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book ‘BANK 2.0′, […]