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The Future Of Currency: Unification or Diversification? (Debate)

Co-Founder of mobile money app Settle, Steffan Aquarone, is going to talk to us about the future of currency: Is unification the way to go or are we going to see diversification into hundreds or thousands of micro-currencies? How will this affect the economy? Will it cause inflation? And will it lead to Governments losing control?

Come and join in the debate to help decide which way it should go.

 

About Steffan Aquarone

Steffan Aquarone is an entrepreneur, consultant and co-founder of Settle. Settle is a mobile money app that lets you send payments to anyone for free, pay for things in shops and get great discounts.

At just 20 years of age Steff was a founding director of a Top 50 UK corporate film production company. Since then he has worked as a consultant for global brands like RBS helping them develop their online video strategy, and web technology clients like Buto.tv on business development.

Steff leads online video courses for Econsultancy and writes regularly on the future of video on the web. 

He is also a successful film producer, co-owning feature-film production company Immense Productions with best-selling comedy writer Guy Browning. Tortoise in Love was funded through crowd-sourcing and produced by an entire community. It comes out in cinemas summer 2012.

Steff is an unflappable operator who can make things happen against the highest odds and speaks regularly to audiences about the highs and lows of business, young entrepreneurship and the power of digital marketing. He graduated from the University of Warwick with a BA (Hons) in 2006 and became a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2007.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    What an interesting topic! Anything written about it?

    January 10, 2013

  • Anna R.

    Great debate about whether common sense initiatives in communities lose all common sense at some point

    April 20, 2012

  • Mike

    Excellent debate on local currencies - something I knew nil about as most others I expect

    April 19, 2012

  • Daniel M.

    I found an umbrella left in the Shooting Star. If it's yours, send me a message and I'll get it back to you.

    April 19, 2012

  • Josef S.

    It's been a great meetup and constructive discussion

    April 18, 2012

  • Janos A.

    Before any other reform, the right of private banks to create credit must be withdrawn (by extending the the 1844 Banking Act to cover credit creation)

    April 18, 2012

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