The topsy-turvy world of blockchains, bitcoin and distributed ledgers ignited a gold rush of companies working on a variety of disruptive products and services in Fintech. After 2015’s funding boom, here are 5 companies that have emerged as players Hub Culture is watching.
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With the Republican and Democratic summer conventions looming large, the big question on everyone's mind is who the candidates will select as running mates. Given the polarized nature of American politics and the need to cross demographic and gender lines, the decision could truly influence the outcome of the 2016 election.
Who are some interesting picks?
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Mina Guli is an Australian entrepreneur, activist and athlete living in China. As CEO of Thirst, her passion for conveying challenges facing the world around water scarcity takes unusual forms. This month, she is running a series of marathons to raise awareness about water issues facing everyone, especially in dry regions. Thirst estimates by 2030, global water demand will be 40% greater than supply.
We digitally ran alongside her as she departed the latest leg of her journey in Antarctica in the middle of her quest to become the first person to run 40 marathons on 7 continents in 7 weeks.
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Fasten your seatbelts, we’re in for a new ride. The 2016 Hub Culture Zeitgeist Ranking returns for the 10th year with a refreshing look at the moment and some new opinions on the state of the world's most important hubs.
This year the keyword is turbulence, where a choppy global economy, wild currency swings and shifting alliances are turning up radically new centres of attention.
]]>Tue, 23 Feb 2016 18:21:01 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/739/
Climate change is causing the emergence of something called incompressible feedback... and that means bigger and bigger impacts relative to what we are doing to the planet right now.
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Sebastian Copeland spent ten years capturing the images to tell the story of Arctica The Vanishing North, an intense portrait of the environmental changes happening in the northern reaches of our planet.
]]>Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:55:21 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/730/
It's not looking good for the rhino.
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Hub Culture has revealed its 9th Annual Zeitgeist Ranking - an annual snapshot of the world’s leading hubs and the cultural references resonating at the moment. Paris leads this year with a grey wash representing everything wrong in the world, accented by something new, right and exciting just bubbling up.
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Watch trailers for The Interview, the controversially banned movie at the center of the SONY hack, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.
]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:23:51 +firstname.lastname@example.org (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/707/
HubID, (the self-sovereign digital identity system at the core of Hub Culture and the Ven currency) is the first consumer application to deploy the Windhover Principles and features new frameworks for digital identity, trust and open data. The core technology has been in development with the Open Mustard Seed framework and quietly began use in July 2014 following a development announcement with ID3 in January 2014 during the World Economic Forum in Davos.
]]>Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:30:31 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/689/
It's summertime and the living is easy along the Amalfi Coast, stretching south from Naples along the Sorrentine Peninsula to Salerno.
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Hub Culture is teaming up with #GivingTuesday to bring Ven exchange trading and philanthropic giving to new levels on this worldwide charitable giving day, now going into its 3rd year.
Ven + #GivingTuesday is a project that Hub members, companies, financial institutions and exchanges will all play a role in making a success, simply through the use of digital currency on this day.
]]>Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:34:32 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/682/
Are you a writer with stories to tell? Hub Culture's Writers in Residence programme offers medium and long form writing opportunities in fiction, non-fiction and poetry for members of the Hub Culture community, with a Ven stiped attached.
Applications are being accepted now for three slots, with the residency running from June 15 - September 1, 2014.
]]>Wed, 28 May 2014 10:13:50 +firstname.lastname@example.org (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/681/
Hub Culture today announced in Barcelona it has acquired a stake in Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:ALYI), an accelerator of high growth opportunities in digital currency and mobile commerce services. The deal is the first ever acquisition of a public company stake using Ven as the value metric for purchase.
]]>Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:51:47 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/675/
Hub Culture has released a 2014 Outlook Report regarding the status of its digital asset portfolios, including funds and pools in the realm of Bitcoin, Ripple, Ven, Litecoin and other digital assets.
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London, Rio de Janeiro and Miami take the top spots in Hub Culture's 2014 Zeitgeist Ranking, with lots of strange new arrivals on the list.
Shalom to Tel Aviv, Bangkok and Black Rock City!
]]>Sun, 02 Feb 2014 15:47:11 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/670/
Families are changing, and so are the ways people make them.
]]>Sun, 12 Jan 2014 01:25:43 +firstname.lastname@example.org (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/662/
Maxeler Technologies has partnered with Hub Culture to introduce MaxMiner, a programmable digital asset miner, a future-proof machine that mines for digital currencies and scrypt in the booming world of digital assets.
]]>Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:24:43 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/657/
Hub Culture Executive Editor Edie Lush weighs in on the quantified self movement, which is pushing upwards of $1.5 Billion in category revenue and is set to change the way we monitor our activity.
]]>Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:00:42 +firstname.lastname@example.org (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/656/
Tipping points have a way of sneaking up on us. One reason they catch us by surprise is because they represent a confluence of inputs that until a certain moment appeared disconnected, but change the landscape in such a way that their individuality later seems silly - and their merged impact overwhelming. Such is the case with big data and its uses.
]]>Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:34:10 +email@example.com (Hub Culture News)https://hubculture.com/hubs/hubnews/news/647/