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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Future of Money


Africa’s Digital Future Beyond Mobile Money
It seems like an exciting time for PayTech — payments technology — in Africa. Across the continent, central banks and regulators are joining forces with the private sector to deliver a more streamlined, increasingly digitized payment ecosystem to meet the growing consumer preference for faster, convenient and frictionless electronic payment options.


Africa: A Battleground in the Future of Money
"Money Reimagined" takes a look at Africa's burgeoning role in the future of finance. Hosts Michael Casey and Sheila Warren speak with Elizabeth Rossiello, CEO of African fintech firm AZA Finance. The company just announced its partnership with the powerhouse exchange FTX to help accelerate Africa's integration into the Web 3 economy. As we learn in this episode, the African crypto industry is growing fast along with its population of eager adopters.


The Future of Money Panel - Africa Fintech Summit Cairo 2021
Billed as the future of money, decentralized finance has met mixed reactions. On the one hand, governments around the globe have oscillated between full-scale and partial adoption and total proscription of Defi solutions in their regions. On the other hand, private players continue to build DeFi products that drive financial inclusion and prosperity. In this session, DeFi and blockchain experts and regulators assess the potential of decentralized finance in Africa and what it would take for its adoption to become mainstream.


Future of Banking: Megatrends Reshaping Banking in Africa
The rapid digitisation of the financial sector has forced banks to reconsider preferred practices and customer interaction. In CNBC Africa’s first Future of Banking Virtual Conference, we examine the trends that are shaping the banking sector and its relationship with fintech platforms. To help navigate this fast-changing landscape, we bring together industry leaders to discuss the ‘Megatrends Reshaping Banking in Africa’.


Digital currencies are transforming the future of money
Digital currencies like Bitcoin often make headlines for the massive swings in their value, but beyond the intrigue of skyrocketing and plummeting prices the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies poses serious questions for financial institutions and monetary policy. Eswar Prasad joins David Dollar for a conversation on the digitalization of money and what digital currencies could mean for the future of cash, international payments, and the strength of the U.S. dollar.


The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Currencies and Finance
The world of finance is at the threshold of major disruption that will affect corporations, bankers, states, and indeed all of us. The transformation of money will fundamentally rewrite how ordinary people live. In this talk, Eswar Prasad predicts that the era of cash is drawing to an end, as central banks are spurred by the emergence of cryptocurrencies to develop their own, more stable digital currencies.


The future of digital payments: which trends will rule in 2021 and beyond
2020 was the year of contactless payments and transactions. To keep up with this contactless way of business, every company and transaction had to undergo a digital transformation. Cash is no longer king and set to be the least common payment method worldwide by 2022. It'll be fascinating to see what the future of payment looks like as the security of digital payments and wallets improves with each passing day. Will it continue to rise or was it a phase owing to the pandemic? Join Dave Glaser, President and COO of Dwolla and Mark A. Smith, Business Cards & Automated Payables Solutions at KeyBank as they take a closer look at the trends and strategies that will shape the industry in the coming year such as biometric authentication, QR codes, real-time and frictionless payments, NFC-based payment, and AI/machine learning to prevent frauds and booster security.


The future of money: The end of cash and the rise of digital currencies
Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy and the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings hosted a virtual conversation between Prasad and Glenn Hutchins, co-chair of the Brookings Board of Trustees, on Prasad’s argument that the world is approaching a tipping point were cash phases out and digital currencies reign supreme. This will have far-reaching implications for individuals, businesses, banks, and governments: improved efficiency, increased flexibility, and improved market access, particularly for the unbanked. But the risks include market instability, minimal accountability, and decreased privacy.


The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Currencies & Finance | Eswar Prasad
'The Future of Money: How the digital revolution is transforming currencies and finance'. An interview with the author of this important new book, Eswar Prasad.


The future of money
Markus Brunnermeier speaks about the digitalisation of money, followed by a discussion with Bruno Biais.


The future of money | Neha Narula
What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or currency exchange bureaus? That's the radical promise of a world powered by cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. We're not there yet, but in this sparky talk, digital currency researcher Neha Narula describes the collective fiction of money — and paints a picture of a very different looking future.


The Future of Money | Huw Van Steenis | TEDxLancasterU
How revolutionary will crypto and central bank digital currencies be? Huw van Steenis says there is much to learn from previous revolutions in money - including the world's first central bank digital currency. Bottom line? Digital pounds, dollars, and euros may be years away, but historic changes in historic changes in wholesale payments are coming sooner than you think.


Goats, Blockchain and the Future of Money | Fariel Salahuddin | TED
What if smallholder farmers could use their produce and livestock to pay for goods and services? TED Fellow and alternative currency enthusiast Fariel Salahuddin is working to make this a reality in places including rural Pakistan, where basic necessities like water and electricity are often expensive or inaccessible. She explores how the way we exchange value has evolved over time -- from bartering to blockchain -- and shares a new perspective on currency that promotes self-reliance for farmers and creates a more inclusive economy.


Michael Saylor: Bitcoin, Inflation, and the Future of Money | Lex Fridman
Michael Saylor is the CEO of MicroStrategy and a prominent holder and proponent of Bitcoin.


How we'll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford
Machines that can think, learn and adapt are coming -- and that could mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment. What should we do about it? In a straightforward talk about a controversial idea, futurist Martin Ford makes the case for separating income from traditional work and instituting a universal basic income.


CThe future of money
We could have some fun guessing about the future of money, or we could look at a future for financial services. Using a scenario model developed for that purpose, David Birch explores what it means for money.


The Future of Money, Governance and the Law
The Future of Money, Governance and the Law


The Future of Money: Mobile Money, Social Media, and Cashless Economies
How does the shift away from cash economies affect relationships of debt and belonging? Through studying forms of cashless payment, such as mobile money and apps, this panel of scholars explored questions about how the social connections made through money are changing, and what the implications might be for our understanding of money, trust, and social connection.


The Future of Money in the Digital Age
The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and Princeton University’s Bendheim Center for Finance cohost the conference “The Future of Money in the Digital Age” on October 16, 2019. Lael Brainard, member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, delivers the keynote address on current developments in digital currency and policy implications. Markus K. Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor at Princeton University, presents his recent paper “The Digitization of Money,” followed by a high-level panel with Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times; Stefan Ingves, governor of the Riksbank; Simon Potter, PIIE nonresident senior fellow; and Hyun Song Shin, head of research at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).


The future of money, trade and finance - Chris Skinner, at USI
Banking, money, finance, insurance are all terms that are familiar, but these are terms of the last century. Terms being used by millennials are around ideas, value, exchange, sharing. As the digital age reshapes the whole structure of commerce and trade, what will the outcome look like? How will society and technology rethink money and finance? Will banks and traditional financial firms be relevant in this new world? Chris Skinner independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog the Finanser provides a view of the next decade of change and how it will reshape the structure of financial services globally.


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