Bitcoin: Bubble or Beginning

November 30, 2017
Hosted by Brett King

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Episode Description

Bitcoin is soaring. It captured enough pop culture attention that the Big Bang Theory- with 12.6 million viewers in the US alone- featured it prominently in this week’s episode. Along with that, it has reached the $10,000 USD milestone, and is now acting as a digital asset. Steve Wozniak spoke at the Money 2020 conference and explained that Bitcoin is a better store of value than gold or USD because it is finite and mathematical, so it is constant. But with the spike in value, many people are wondering if this is a bubble or just the beginning. Today, Brett hosts 4 experts in bitcoin: Brian Roemmele- renaissance man, entrepreneur, and payments expert. Bailey Reutzel- US Editor of Coin Desk. Gabe Sukenik- the founder of Morph Token, an instant crypto portfolio exchange. Suleman Din is a technology editor at SourceMedia’s American Banker and Financial Planning.

Breaking Banks Fintech

Breaking Banks Fintech

Thursday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Many industries have been revolutionized by technology in the last decade. Books, Music, TV, Communications, and now it's happening to our money. Fintech, or financial technologies, is the new disruption that is sweeping across the globe and dominating the tech world conversations on everything from ApplePay to new credit algorithms, and upending the access to capital. Fintech is going to give millions of people who have never had access to banking, saving, and capital, a bank account that they carry in their hands.

Tune into Breaking Banks with Brett King, for a look at how technology and customer behavior will bring about more changes in banking in the next 10 years, than in the last 200 years. Listen every Thursday at 3pm eastern time, noon pacific on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel. You'll never look at your bank account the same again.

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Brett King

Brett King

Brett King is a three times bestselling author, well-known futurist and speaker, and founder of a breakout new retail banking and lifestyle concept "Moven.” King was voted as American Banker's Innovator of the Year in 2012, and was nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the Top 10 "coolest brands in banking.” King has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, Financial Times, The Economist, The Asian Banker Journal, The Banker, Wired magazine and many more. He contributes regularly as a blogger on Huffington Post.

King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book BANK 2.0, which received widespread industry acclaim and topped category lists in the UK, USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, France Russia and Asia. 'Branch Today, Gone Tomorrow' - King's second book achieved bestseller status in its first week on Amazon. His current book BANK 3.0 is currently topping the charts in the US, UK, China, Canada, Germany, Japan and France and has been published in English, Chinese (Simplified/Traditional), Korean, Russian and Polish to-date. He is widely considered the foremost global expert on retail banking innovation today.

As an industry thought leader, King has delivered keynotes at conferences in more than 40 countries for organizations like Google, Forbes, and Oracle. He has served as an international judge for The Asian Banker Retail Banking Excellence Awards, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Middle East Business Achievement and Retail Banking Awards.

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Episode Directory

December 2017

November 2017

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  • 11/23/2017: Encore: Fintech and MPESA- What Mobile Money Means Listen Now
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