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Thursday, June 7 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
World after Capital: How Crypto Can Drive Societal Change

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As we witness the incredible shifts that the Internet and technology have on society, it's easy to at once overestimate the rate of change, while also underestimate the overall degree of change to come. With the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, many feel we are witnessing the beginnings of a tectonic shift in the way the Internet, and world, operates.

Join Albert Wenger --managing partner at Union Square Ventures and an angel investor in Etsy, Tumblr and others-- and Bloomberg's Gerrit De Vynck for a dive into these shifts and how we can consider what a world after capital might look like. 

Speakers
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Albert Wenger

Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures
Albert Wenger is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures. Before joining USV, Albert was the president of del.icio.us through the company’s sale to Yahoo and an angel investor (Etsy, Tumblr). He previously founded or co-founded several companies, including a management consulting... Read More →
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Gerrit de Vynck

Technology Reporter, Bloomberg News
Gerrit De Vynck is a technology reporter for Bloomberg News. He covers New York's startup and venture capital scene, e-commerce and the impact of tech on society. Before moving to New York in 2017, Gerrit covered tech, media and telecoms in Toronto for Bloomberg.


Thursday June 7, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Wythe Hotel Screening Room 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA