From Tacos to Trade Deals, GetGlobal 2016 Covers Globalisation Strategies featured - 26th October 2016
GetGlobal 2016 attracted over 1,000 participants, 150 speakers and other experts who set the agenda on scaling businesses in key markets and across crucial industries - from tacos to trade deals, the conversations left no stone unturned.
GetGlobal 2016 Opens in Los Angeles featured - 21st October 2016
The low-down on the first day at GetGlobal 2016.
The Internet of Value: Blockchain and Financial Services Innovation featured - 30th September 2016
A new version of the internet is emerging focused around value exchange, and its driving financial services innovation.
Anyone Up for a Lisbon Weekend? featured - 10th September 2016
A quick look at an increasingly popular European weekend destination: Lisbon!
The Internet of Value: Blockchain and Financial Services Innovation featured - 6th September 2016
The Internet of Value: Blockchain and Financial Services Innovation Tuesday 20 September 2016, Skinners Hall, London
Here are 5 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Tech Companies To Watch featured - 23rd August 2016
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.
Hub Culture Hack: New York City featured - 18th August 2016
Hub Culture and a network of partners are teaming up for a hackathon in New York focused around the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Can Berlin Trump London in Fintech? featured - 16th August 2016
Will Berlin take over London as the Fintech capital of the world? This summer, the world of fintech is buzzing about Brexit and Berlin's attempt to lure startups and financial services companies to the continent.
A Quick Look At 5 Top British Festivals featured - 21st July 2016
A round-up of this summer's favourite British festivals!
Veep Hunt 2016: Trump and Clinton Pick Vice President Running Mates featured - 12th July 2016
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?
Wave Solar Technologies Wins Startup Green at AREDAY Aspen featured - 1st July 2016
Startup Green is a groundbreaking incubator and accelerator programme presented as part of AREDAY, the American Renewable Energy Institute's leadership conference held each summer in Aspen, Colorado. It focuses on ready-to-scale renewable energy innovations. For the 2016 programme, over ten teams presented startup business projects focused on scaling renewable energy solutions, ranging from micro-solar metering to applications that track the construction and building process for infastructure. The winner, Wave Solar Technologies, presented an all-in-one solution for distributed home energy, heating and cooling - securing a 5,000 Ven grand prize interest from venture capital investors present at AREDAY.
The Party Diary at Cannes Lions 2016 featured - 30th June 2016
The Cannes Lions attract leaders from the world of advertising, creative and media for a range of sessions, parties and more. While creative gets judged and deals get done, much of the action is about networking and building informal bonds with the industry.
Hub Culture Pavilion at Get Global 2016, Los Angeles featured - 6th June 2016
Hub Culture is bringing a Pavilion to Los Angeles at GetGlobal 2016, the premiere event for companies entering foreign markets. Taking place at JW Marriott, LA Live in downtown LA this October, the Pavilion contains a special focus on cities and development, with networking, incubation, case studies and more.
Hub Culture and Partners Propose Architecture for Faster Payments featured - 2nd May 2016
Federal Reserve Faster Payments Taskforce Proposal: Hub Culture, Synechron, ECCHO, Xalgorithms and Partners Submit Comprehensive Plan for Secure, Rapid Global Payments
Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City featured - 9th April 2016
"A compelling portrait of one of the Middle East's greatest cities by one of the finest modern historians of the Levant. Mansel's Aleppo reminds modern readers of the loss to world heritage inflicted by Syria s tragic civil war. An important and outstanding book" - Eugene Rogan
Announcing Knowledge Broker Units featured - 9th April 2016
Introducing Knowledge Brokerage Units, a new way to manage consulting and strategy projects.
Mina Guli and Thirst on Marathon Challenge to Highlight Water Scarcity featured - 2nd March 2016
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.
Hub Culture Faster Payments Network Project featured - 27th February 2016 - 1.00 Ven
Hub Culture is convening a network of collaborators to work on faster payment technologies as part of the Federal Reserve Faster Payments Taskforce, with the development of RAIN, the Realtime Asset Interchange Network, and RAIL, the Realtime Asset Interchange Ledger.
Hub Culture 2016 Zeitgeist Ranking featured - 23rd February 2016
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.
Climate Change and Chaos Theory: Turbulence Ahead featured - 16th February 2016
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.
How Brexit Could Shake Apart the UK featured - 16th February 2016
As February unfolds, the British political strata is deepening the UK discussion over Brexit - the idea that Britain could, should or might exit the EU. While economists and businesses weigh the downstream impacts and citizens consider the idea, scenarios are emerging that portend unintended consequences for the UK if it were to happen.
What is the ICEhouse? featured - 28th January 2016
Hub Culture and McDonough Innovation collaborated to create the ICEhouse™, a place to gather and discuss the future of Innovation for the Circular Economy, as well as the values that might inform the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the theme of the 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
Hub Culture Davos Pavilion and ICEhouse 2016 featured - 10th January 2016
Hub Culture is teaming up with the world's leading companies to welcome innovators and leaders in Davos this January. At the center of the action is the ICEhouse, an exciting new expansion to the Davos Pavilion created by McDonough Innovation, with the support of SABIC and SAP.
A First Hand Look at the Lives of Refugees in Europe featured - 16th December 2015
Hub Culture's Refugee Task Force is working to bring Ven and HubID to people in need. Here are stories from refugees in Europe, told through the eyes of our youngest task force member and writer, Malachy Lush following our first visit to Frankfurt to check out the situation.
Startup the Startups: Fashion Designers, Jewellery, Parfum and Art at Hub Culture Paris featured - 16th December 2015
An integral part of the Hub Culture Paris Pavilion is a startup programme featuring cutting edge new designers from Paris. The programme features seven young designers, a perfumer, jeweller and several artists.
Techfugees and the Refugee Taskforce Meeting featured - 24th November 2015
Techfugees and the Refugee Taskforce are connecting action-oriented leaders seeking solutions to mitigate the growing European refugee crisis.
Hub Culture Climate Innovation - Paris COP21 Pavilion featured - 23rd November 2015
Hub Culture is bringing a Paris Pavilion to life for COP21, the United Nations meeting on climate change. The Pavilion will operate from 24 November - 20 December, 2015 and is located in the central area of Tuileries in Paris.
Bitcoin and the November Rally featured - 9th November 2015
A November rally is breathing wind into the sails of Bitcoin the currency, following a year of negative returns in which attention shifted toward blockchains, the core underlying technology of the bitcoin system. With prices up 60% in just the last few weeks, the question is whether or not the gains are steadfast or just another opportunity for profiteering among larger volume holders of the currency.
Arctica The Vanishing North, a Conversation with Sebastian Copeland featured - 5th October 2015 - 0.40 Ven
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.
New York Climate Leaders Reception featured - 22nd September 2015 - 0.04 Ven
Climate Week NYC brings together leaders on many aspects of the climate agenda from across the world of business, academia, science and non-profits. Hub Culture's annual Climate Week NYC reception draws many of these stakeholders for an evening of discussion, cooperation and planning.
Connecting Black Rock City with FireChat featured - 25th August 2015
The gift of conversation is top of mind as Hub Culture and FireChat team up to enable the first massively shared conversation on the playa at this year's Burning Man, amplified by a specially designed Signal Totem.
The Code Conscious Retreat 2015 featured - 27th July 2015
Hub Culture and the Yoga Society of New York are teaming up to present the Code Conscious Retreat 2015, a three day programme of meditation, yoga and coding at Ananda Ashram, in Monroe, New York. The programme runs 12-14 October and is focused on creating enhanced awareness for common outcomes in artifical intelligence and machine learning in the context of the work developers are doing in these areas.
Cape Town - The Enclave featured - 24th July 2015
Cape Town is Africa's leading boom enclave - a world unto itself nestled at the tip of Africa, the last stop before a roiling sea that stretches to the bottom of the world. Culturally, it is a melting pot of South African tastes, and a crown jewel of the continent in terms of development, cuisine and lifestyle. Economically, its on fire, representing potential for Africa at large and led by a diversifying local economy.
Hub Culture Bermuda Pavilion Opens for Global Fund Forum featured - 22nd June 2015 - 0.20 Ven
Hub Culture is at the Global Fund Forum in Bermuda, a major networking event for the hedge fund world. In addition to all the networking and connections Pavilions create, a series of interviews with thought leaders at the Terrace Pavilion are set to cover financial regulation, changes in promotion rules, macro-trends and more.
The Blockchain Workshops Land in London featured - 11th June 2015
The Blockchain Workshops are a series of events around block chain technology with an academic core, focused on evolution of the technologies in areas beyond finance to incude identity, smart contracts and more. The London edition of the series is scheduled for June 13-16, 2015 with a hands-on workshop and a hackathon, followed by a policy roundtable and a two day public conference. Get tickets.
Hub Culture and MasterCard Team up for Social Media featured - 1st May 2015
Hub Culture and MasterCard are teaming up to lead executives and thought leaders in discussions around financial inclusion during the World Economic Forum regional meeting on Latin America, to be held in the Riviera Maya 5-8 May 2015. You can tune in to HubLive.TV for interviews and discussions, and interact with Hub Culture during this important week for financial inclusion issues affecting Latin America via our Cancun Hub.
Finance at a Crossroads - Outcomes from Liquidity ~ The Summit On New Finance featured - 19th April 2015
Hub Culture and Bloomberg just teamed up to present Liquidity ~ The Summit on New Finance, drawing over $2 billion of investable capital, 100+ participating companies and 30 incredible panelists to talk about the evolution of finance. What did we learn from Man GLG, Blockchain, Qoin, Mirror, DATA, Bitnet, LMAX, CAPCO, Hogan Lovells, Goodwin Procter, Midpoint, Ethereum, Qualcomm, Balderton, Ariadne Capital, Entropia Universe and others? Watch here.
The Obliteration of the Rhino featured - 11th April 2015
It's not looking good for the rhino.
Liquidity ~ The Summit on New Finance 2015 at Bloomberg featured - 31st March 2015
The Liquidity Summit on New Finance will take place April 17 at Bloomberg in London with a range of emerging leaders in the world of finance.
Living That Cloudy Dream in Seattle featured - 14th March 2015
It seems Seattle didn’t get the memo announcing the demise of the American Dream. The emerald city is one of the country's fastest growing metro areas and has become a magnet for lifestyle testing around many types of cloud technology.
FOMO Fatigue in Black Rock City featured - 17th February 2015 - 0.05 Ven
Did you ever get the feeling that somewhere just out of your field of vision, something amazing was happening, perhaps in a parallel universe only just out of reach?
Hub Culture Reveals 9th Annual 2015 Zeitgeist Ranking featured - 6th February 2015
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.
Generator Paris Sets Wandering Jetset Right featured - 31st January 2015 - 1.00 Ven
The city of lights is awash in contemporary chic with the opening of Generator Paris - reinventing the words "hostel" and "hospitality" for young travelers.
The Weaponization of Finance featured - 29th January 2015
On the heels of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, ignored subtexts in the financial world are drawn into sharp relief by a rocketing Swiss franc and Russians playing it cool.
Ven and Pyxpay Announce Move into Mobile Payments featured - 12th January 2015
Ven is moving deeper into mobile payments with the extension of the Ven Authority status to Pyxpay.
Watch Trailers for SONY's Banned Film, The Interview featured - 19th December 2014 - 0.85 Ven
Watch trailers for The Interview, the controversially banned movie at the center of the SONY hack, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.
Bermuda Venue Ignites America's Cup Excitement featured - 10th December 2014
Bermuda is the chosen venue for the 35th America's Cup 2017, kicking off a new era in sailing competition for the island nation as it prepares for the world sailing spotlight. With the announcement come a widening global approach for the America's Cup and a new level of interest in the world's oldest sporting award.
Drai's NightClub Showcases Ven Digital Currency at Money 2020 featured - 31st October 2014 - 0.45 Ven
Drai's NightClub is teaming up with Hub Culture to showcase Ven in Las Vegas with a party celebrating Election Night 2014 and Money 2020, on November 4, 2014, from 10pm.
HubID First to Deploy Windhover Principles and Framework for Digital Identity, Trust and Open Data featured - 20th October 2014
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.
Hub Culture Joins Clinton Global Initiative, Supporting Commitments With Ven Digital Currency Technologies featured - 22nd September 2014
Hub Culture announced in New York it has joined the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), one of the world’s leading engagement communities for aid and innovation, with a focus on using Ven digital currency to support a wide range of member commitments.
Hub Culture Climate Leaders Reception for Climate Week NYC featured - 20th September 2014
Hub Culture is organizing a special evening reception with the James Hotel and David Burke Kitchen for leaders in the climate community on Wednesday, 24 September 2014. Invited guests span a range of communities in New York for September, including those affiliated with Climate Week NYC, the Social Good Summit, Clinton Global Initiative, UN Foundation, UN General Assembly, World Climate Ltd. and the UN Climate Summit.
Topic: Erasing Ebola - A Collective Meditation featured - 14th September 2014
The idea that intention and visualisation influence real world outcomes is gaining momentum in circles of people who are aware of energetic connections, and we're applying this thinking toward the rapidly growing Ebola crisis in West Africa via a coordinated weekly meditation.
Amalfi Amore featured - 21st August 2014
It's summertime and the living is easy along the Amalfi Coast, stretching south from Naples along the Sorrentine Peninsula to Salerno.
Hub Culture and UC Group Partner for New Ven Services featured - 24th July 2014 - 0.07 Ven
Hub Culture today announced in New York the appointment of UC Group as an official Ven Authority. The deal lays the groundwork for new Ven services in the payment processing, retail and security sectors worldwide by the UC Group.
Hub Culture and Ven Team Up With #GivingTuesday featured - 2nd July 2014
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.
Writers in Residence : Summer 2014 featured - 28th May 2014
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.
The Hydrogen Complex featured - 26th May 2014
The dream of a future with hydrogen powered transportation is finally turning into reality, as companies like Hyundai launch vehicles using a technology that delivers its main emission as water vapor. California is leading the way to provide fertile ground for hydrogen vehicles but the long term viability of hydrogen remains in doubt: there's a need for technological advancements and critical infrastructure that goes far beyond the just vehicle, suppliers, and service points.
Modern Family - Hong Kong Edition featured - 12th May 2014
Alternative families are taking root around the world, with new pathways to surrogacy, adoption, fertility and family planning growing alongside changes in legal standing for marriage. In Hong Kong, the law has yet to adapt to these new realities, but there are routes available for those interested.
DATA Annual Meeting Snags Incredible Lineup, Ven Tie-ins featured - 29th March 2014
Hub Culture is working with the Digital Asset Transfer Authority to make tickets, donations and hotel rooms available in Ven to support the first DATA Annual Meeting, 9-11 April in Washington D.C.
Hub Culture Opens Developer Portal featured - 26th February 2014
Hub Culture has released an advanced set of APIs for software developers, including global pricing and mobile application tools and special applications for Ven Authorities with high frquency pricing and hedging capabilities.
Hub Culture Acquires Stake in Alternet Systems, Inc. using Ven Digital Currency featured - 26th February 2014
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.
Generator and Hub Culture Partner to Bring Barcelona Pavilion to Life for 2014 Mobile World Congress featured - 24th February 2014
Generator and Hub Culture have partnered to bring a Hub Culture Pavilion to life in Barcelona, operating for the week of the 2014 Mobile World Congress, from 24-29 February, 2014. The Pavilion offers meeting and working space, coffee and refreshments, occasional DJs, and lots of opportunity for laid-back, stylish networking amid the frenetic pace of the Congress.
The Best Ball of Venice Carnival 2014 - Hub Culture Presents: Of Horn and Feather featured - 21st February 2014
Join guests and members of Hub Culture from around the world for a weekend of activities in Venice for Carnivale 2014, highlighted by Of Horn and Feather, a ball to benefit TUSK.org to raise funds to protect African wildlife and prevent poaching.
Ven Enters the World of Cycling with Invert Building Racing Sponsorship in Melbourne featured - 16th February 2014
Hub Culture has announced its first digital currency sports sponsorship, deploying Ven to support Invert Building Racing in Melbourne, Australia, as part of a move into the world of cycling.
2014 Outlook Report: Digital Asset Funds Continue Growth Trajectory featured - 9th February 2014
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.
Of Horn and Feather - Generator and Kitsune PreParty with Hub Culture - February 28, 2014 featured - 9th February 2014 - 0.04 Ven
Generator officially launches its latest party weekend – Venice Carnivale: Generator x Kitsune x Hub Culture – Of Horn & Feather. A VIP Carnival Party on Friday, Feb 28th has been curated for the friends of Hub and the attendees of the Horn & Feather Black Tie event the following evening, on March 1, 2013 at a private palazzo along the Grand Canal.
Hub Culture 2014 Zeitgeist Ranking featured - 2nd February 2014
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!
Design Your Life featured - 25th January 2014
Design is everywhere, and it can be used as a force for social and personal good.
Ven Partners with LMAX To Deliver Ven Digital Currency Trading in Forex Markets featured - 24th January 2014
Hub Culture has announced in Davos that LMAX, the regulated MTF, has agreed to list Ven, enabling brokers, banks and institutions to trade the currency. Trading began today.
If We Want Economic Growth, Let Information Flow featured - 22nd January 2014
We assume that information will flow freely, but today I found out that its better if we don't take it for granted. by Edie Lush & Georgie Benardete
The 15% at Davos featured - 21st January 2014
If you're alive, you've heard - there's only 15% women in the official Davos list for 2014, down from 17% in 2013. So what is Hub Culture doing about it? by Edie Lush & Georgie Benardete
Gen Cryo: The Open Source Family featured - 12th January 2014 - 1.00 Ven
Families are changing, and so are the ways people make them.
Maxeler and Hub Culture Announce MaxMiner, A Programmable Bitcoin and Digital Asset Miner featured - 30th October 2013
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.
Selling My Body to Science: A Field Guide featured - 28th October 2013
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.
Hub Culture Hides over $15,000 at Frieze Art Fair, Dares You To Find It featured - 17th October 2013
Hub Culture has unveiled its first digital currency treasure hunt, with over $15,000 in digital cash and prizes hidden at London's Frieze Art Fair. Five numbered cards are hidden at the fair with a set of corresponding public clues. To claim the prize, the finder must simply tweet the hashtag on the card.
Ven Trading Arrives to Payward's Kraken Digital Currency Exchange featured - 7th October 2013
Hub Culture and Payward Inc. today announced the launch of trading for Ven on Payward’s Kraken digital currency exchange. Ven is one of the world's leading digital currencies and is featured this week at Money2020, a financial technology conference in Las Vegas.
Luxury Gets Personal at SnapSack featured - 3rd September 2013
These days everyone wants to be an artisan. From Etsy jewelery shops to hipster pickling, the maker movement is inspiring a new generation to create their own shared fashions. For the rest of us there's SnapSack, the chic new bag company that lets you personalize your tote with everything that's important to you, without quite so much effort.
Virtual Currency Leaders Unite To Form DATA - the Digital Asset Transfer Authority featured - 30th July 2013
As virtual currencies like Ven push into the financial mainstream, leaders from the industry are working together to create a new regulatory body designed to foster prudent, responsible development of emerging payment technologies. At the core of the effort is DATA, the Digital Asset Transfer Authority, which is being created to help oversee the rapidly growing virtual currency industry.
Liquidity 2013 - Coming 10 September to Canary Wharf featured - 28th July 2013
Liquidity ~ The Summit on New Finance returns Tuesday 10 September, 2013 in London's financial heart, Canary Wharf. Last year this intimate gathering linked over $4B in investor represented capital from across a wide variety of financial markets players in the private equity, hedge fund, and emerging payments sector.
Hedges and Volatility - Long Term Virtual Currency Trends featured - 14th July 2013
Over time, the Ven, Bitcoin and Ripple are exhibiting very different price history characteristics. Here's why.
Ven for Machines and AI Entities featured - 30th June 2013 - 0.01 Ven
New evidence shows Ven is emerging as a payment tool for robotics, AI and M2M transactions in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).
The Ven Prize featured - 15th June 2013
Applications for the next edition of the Ven Prize are now being accepted.
Rise of the Techtarian: Seeing Through the Big Data PRISM featured - 13th June 2013
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.
A Look Inside 'Your Network is Your Net Worth' with Porter Gale featured - 30th May 2013
Porter Gale is an accomplished marketing expert, the brains behind Virgin America’s successful brand launch, and author of the new book Your Network is Your Net Worth – which examines how a strong network is crucial for success in the digital age.
Spring Summer 2013 Ringtone Collection featured - 23rd April 2013 - 0.02 Ven
Hub Culture regularly creates some of the world's most enticing ringtones, designed to make your phone stand out from the pack. Get access to the new Spring/Summer 2013 collection and the full library for just 10 Ven.
Hub Culture Melbourne Garage featured - 21st April 2013
Hub Culture is teaming up with Garage Espresso in bustling St. Kilda to provide new services in Melbourne. Stop in for a coffee and a chat, where the wifi is free and the eating is good.
Paradise in Motion at the Oyster Inn, Waiheke featured - 12th April 2013
Remember those idyllic sunlit postcards from the 70s, where hazy images of sailing boats float in crystal seas and blue skies overlook pristine, vacant beaches? Postcards from little towns with more charm than sense, where the vibe meant everyone knew your name at the ferry pier and being a local actually meant something? Long since overrun and discovered, such visions are all to rare these days. But just 30 minutes from Auckland and nestled into the heart of Waiheke island is a meeting point that after just a few months has become not just the talk of the town and country, but a certain cognoscenti that know no bounds. Welcome to a weekend at the Oyster Inn, where it feels like 1976, but with way better lighting, food and design.
Dawn of the Yoga Noodle at Noodle Mi featured - 17th March 2013
Noodles need a kick, and Duyen Hackett's Noodle Mi is just the type to deliver it.
eToro hosts Hub Culture Barcelona salon dinner during 2013 Mobile World Congress featured - 1st March 2013
Hub Culture's Salon Series rolled into Barcelona this week with a top-flight dinner discussion during the GSMA's 2013 Mobile World Congress, hosted by eToro. At the dinner, key executives in the industry gathered to talk about the emerging trends in the mobile sector, especially in regard mobile finance.
Hub Culture 2013 Zeitgeist Ranking featured - 17th February 2013
The new normal is old news. The 2013 Hub Culture Zeitgeist Ranking arrives with big shifts in our 7th annual ranking, showcasing a range of new trends bubbling to the surface in the global economy. See the 2013 ranking of 20 cities leading the zeitgeist now, and learn how we create the list.
Lecture: Remembering Kings Past: the Rejuvenation of Royal Rituals in Contemporary Hue, Viet Nam featured - 15th February 2013
Decades of war and Communism in the 20th century dissolved societal rituals in Viet Nam, forcing everything cultural, including the modern art scene, to move underground. Cultural awakening has Vietnamese society craving their past and contemporary Viet Nam is reaching toward Hue's royal rituals to fill the hole. Marina Marouda presents what is sure to be a fascinating lecture titled 'Remembering Kings Past on 12 March in London. No RSVP required. Tuesday 12 March, 2013 17:45-19:00 Lecture: Remembering Kings Past: the Rejuvenation of Royal Rituals in Contemporary Hue, Viet Nam Speaker: Marina Marouda (SOAS) Room B102, 1st floor, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Russell Square, LONDON
2013: 5 Cities Soaring From the Ashes featured - 11th February 2013
The 7th Annual Hub Culture Zeitgeist Ranking is about to appear, and in our evaluations we often run across a theme that merits a smaller preview list. This year's key word seems to be resilience, and it reflects a definite trend of revival happening in the world today. With that in mind, we present five cities that are rising, phoenix-like, from the ashes, and are therefore terribly interesting places for your consideration.
Being Your Best You: Hub Culture's 10th Anniversary London Salon featured - 4th February 2013
Hub Culture's 10th anniversary is underway with a series of salon dinners hosted by friends and long-time members. Following a great kickoff in Davos, the series came to London, hosted by Oxylent with a simple question in mind: how do we be our best self?
Go East - For a Brighter Future featured - 30th January 2013
Dateline: London, Edie Lush; Executive Editor, Hub Culture The last few days in Davos reminded me of the realization that the future – at least during my lifetime – lies in Asia.
Diving into Davos featured - 22nd December 2012
As the eyes of the business world shift toward Davos, leading political figures, corporate leaders, social entrepreneurs and change makers gather in January to chart the year ahead at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. Here are some tips to help you navigate.
ECB Issues Report on Virtual Currency featured - 5th November 2012
Last week the European Central Bank, (ECB) became the first central bank to issue a report on the growth and impact of virtual currency. Download the full report, and view highlights and implications on this development from Hub Culture.
Turbocharge at the Hub London Pavilion with coworking, events and ventures featured - 5th September 2012 - 0.03 Ven
As the autumn season gains momentum the Hub Culture London Pavilion at Hub Westminster is offering an expanded set of working membership options. Drop in and take advantage of central London's most exciting coworking and collaboration location!
Startup Leadership Program at the Hub Culture Beijing Pavilion featured - 28th August 2012
Hub Culture Beijing Pavilion will be hosting Startup Leadership Program with classes starting 15th Septemer 2012. Applications for the Class of 2013 are still open, apply here - hub.vg/SLPapplication
Nicki Minaj - I Am Your Leader is Such Hip Candy featured - 24th August 2012
Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and Cam'ron are out with a new video for their hit single, I Am Your Leader. It takes the Trinidadian queen into vibrant territory on the artistic front, referencing some 90s old skool styles in the Blade Runner technopop colors that are a Minaj trademark. While its just hip candy, it at least represents one thing: girl does it like she wants.
Plan V for Greece - A Parallel Currency featured - 13th August 2012
It's time for Plan V: introduction of a parallel digital currency in Greece that would help it to stay in the Euro and boost local economic liquidity.
Chuka Umunna to talk at Hub Westminster featured - 22nd June 2012
Chuka Umunna: Getting on with business | Social mobility and entrepreneurialism at Hub Westminster Tuesday, June 26, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (GMT) London, United Kingdom Please book ahead at hub.vg/chuka - it's free!
Top Tips for Rio+20 Attendees featured - 14th June 2012
With over 50,000 attendees descending upon Rio de Janeiro for the Rio+20 Earth Summit, the Hub Rio de Janeiro Pavilion is set for a week of intense activities. But what about the rest of the city? We asked our Man in Rio, Andrew Harding, to share the best secret tips for international visitors, Hub style, for Internet, travel, dining and more:
Hub Culture House Rio is coming soon featured - 25th May 2012
The Rio+20 Earth Summit is right around the corner, and many have been working long and hard to build new solutions for a better world ahead. As part of this Hub Culture has been working with a team of global and local partners to renovate a stunning seafront location into a new model for collaboration and innovation in Brasil - Hub Culture House Rio, located at 99 Avenue Niemeyer in Leblon, next door to the Sheraton.
Hub Culture Presents the 2012 Perfect European Summer Spots featured - 19th May 2012
Summer in Europe is like a sweet dream - no matter how bad the problems in the city, almost everyone finds time to slip away, unfurl on a beach and sip local spirits under starry skies. In times of economic merde it is easy to forget Europe's pleasures, so Hub Culture recruited our oft-traveling Jean Francois Lacourt (who knows all the yacht-spots) to create our first ever European Perfect Summer List - the places we treasure.
Innotribe Startup Challenge Europe featured - 14th May 2012
Over $500,000 in prizes are part of the Innotribe Startup Challenge, coming soon to Belfast. Hub Culture is part of the action, with Executive Editor Edie Lush among the judges.
INVITE - LONDON URBAN FOREST featured - 8th May 2012
Join London Hub Culture members to complete a challenge to plant 500 trees in Central London.
Chế độ ăn không hợp lý của người Việt làm tăng bệnh tật featured - 8th May 2012
“Sau 10 năm, lượng thịt cá tiêu thụ trong bữa ăn của người Việt đã tăng gấp rưỡi nhưng rau xanh lại giảm. Thịt cá tăng khiến tỉ lệ tử vong do các bệnh mãn tính không lây có xu hướng tăng lên”, ông Lê Danh Tuyên, phó viện trưởng Viện Dinh dưỡng quốc gia, cho biết.
Programmes and Sessions at Hub Ho Chi Minh City featured - 29th April 2012
The schedule of activities for Hub Ho Chi Minh City, running 4-10 May, 2012, is now available - and you're invited to be part of the action.
Liquidity 2012 Sessions - Broad Outlines featured - 27th March 2012
Liquidity ~ The Summit on New Finance is coming 1 June to London. The event takes a new approach to financial discourse in a series of intimate panel discussions on underlying forces reshaping our financial futures. Experts involved in these changes - from the top of the pyramid to the changemakers innovating to displace them, are invited to share their stories, and to work with us as we architect new paradigms. Learn more about it.
1988 Ski Weekend? It's Totally Verbier featured - 21st March 2012
"We're enjoying sluggish times, and not enjoying them very much," said George Bush I, way back in 1988. The more things change... so let's switch that up to "it was the brightest of times, it was the featheriest of times"... and celebrate the end of this year's Alpine ski season with a totally rad weekend in Verbier, featuring all the best looks from 1988... and much more! Yeah!
Experts and Education at Hub HCMC featured - 15th March 2012
Hub Culture is bringing together a community of leaders to share expertise and knowledge at the Ho Chi Minh City Pavilion. Do you know someone who fits the bill?
Stop Joseph Kony - A Social Eruption featured - 7th March 2012
The sudden eruption of the Kony 2012 campaign, designed to #stopkony (the world's worst war criminal), demonstrates the sudden impact of resonance in a web connected world. Despite qualms about the organization behind it, Invisible Children, there's no question Joseph Kony must be stopped, and the project's founders applauded for their efforts.
The Pitchfork and the Dauphin featured - 1st March 2012
It is neither a wise nor popular course of action to defend News Corp. and its senior leadership in the wake of the scandals rocking its UK newspaper division, but there does come a moment where a bit of perspective could do everyone some good, so here goes: James Murdoch is a good guy. Yes, we said it, and here's why.
Keep Walking Project selects Hub Culture for Ho Chi Minh City featured - 27th February 2012
Entrepreneurs, innovators and others from across Vietnam have chosen a Hub Culture Pavilion as the business project they most want to bring to Ho Chi Minh City in 2012. The new initiative is designed to enable valuable business ideas to get started in Vietnam with Hub as a launching pad. As part of the project, Hub Culture will bring a Pavilion to the city from 4-14 May, 2012 in conjuction with the Johnnie Walker Keep Walking Project.
Hub Culture 2012 Zeitgeist Ranking featured - 22nd February 2012
The 6th Annual Hub Culture Zeitgeist skids into place with a focus on the heavyweights and gradual power shifts. This is the year of determined resolve - and everyone seems, dare we say, pretty optimistic? Signs are that the US and European economies are finally evened out from a death spiral, income inequality is being addressed in pop culture platitudes, emerging markets are ticking over, its an Olympic year, etc. etc.. (Just how do we create this ranking?). And its São Paulo for the win - again! While the main cities remain on the list in different positions, there is an evident balance of power shift this year, with more BRIC cities in the top positions than ever before.
Digital London Startup Challenge!! featured - 17th February 2012
Every business needs customers! The Digital London Challenge is running as part of the Digital London Summit as a competition that aims to showcase the UK's best, newest, and most innovative - market ready - enterprise business ideas.
Hello meaningful, artistic theatre featured - 15th February 2012
Every so often things fly together in a delicate mix of elements to create something wonderful. Such is the case with new hot thing A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer, a collection of one night performances led by a growing cast of prominent female talent from around the world. MMPR hits London on 26 March 2012, produced by the new production company Restless Buddha, led by Michelle Yue and Lauren Prakke.
Larger than life: Beijing featured - 8th February 2012 - 0.02 Ven
Is Beijing on something? Like the urban equivalent of human growth hormone? Yes, Urban Growth Hormone: lately everything here is bigger, better, brighter and newer than it rightfully should be. The scale of China's capital city is immense, and growing so fast the city can't even decide where the core is - why have one city center when you can have four!
The Rise of Private Money: Cayman Financial Review featured - 6th February 2012
The internet has a funny way of producing outcomes that flatten sectors, a fact widely seen in fields as diverse as communications, retail, journalism, supply chain management and finance. Now its the core aspects of money that are ripe for disruption.
Davos Blog from Hub Culture's Executive Editor Edie Lush at the World Economic Forum featured - 26th January 2012
Davos Blog from Hub Culture's Executive Editor Edie Lush at the World Economic Forum in Davos - crowdsourcing democracy & jobs, jobs jobs!
The Cocoa Hut at Davos 2012 - from Renault Nissan Alliance featured - 24th January 2012
What do you get when you combine the all electric Nissan Leaf with the need for choco power? It's the Nissan Renault Alliance Cocoa Hut - a pitstop for executives attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and a place where every steaming cup is warmed by zero-emission power. Through donations to Nike's Mata No Peito programme, every cup served generates USD$1.00 to help save and protect Amazon rainforest.
Welcome to the 2012 Davos Pavilion featured - 18th January 2012
We're delighted to welcome partners, guests and the World Economic Forum community to the Hub Culture Davos Pavilion, a place for learning, conversations and collaboration. The Pavilion is presented with our strategic partners, Nike, the Wall Street Journal, Renault Nissan Alliance, GE and CNN, with support from Cognizant, PepsiCo and Edelman. Learn more...
The Hub Culture Durban Pavilion for COP17 featured - 8th November 2011
Join Hub Culture and leaders from the climate action community for activities and networking during COP17, 1 -10 December, 2011. Get Directions.
Vegas, Baby! featured - 8th November 2011 - 1.00 Ven
Let’s put it this way. If Las Vegas were an American teenager, it would be the pregnant valedictorian: pulling everything off despite the odds.
Knowledge Brokers, Unite! featured - 8th November 2011 - 0.03 Ven
Are you one of those people who's always hooking up everyone else, a natural connector? Hub Culture is developing knowledge brokers worldwide and we're looking for talented changemakers devoted to making the world a better place. Find out more!
Changemakers' Fayre featured - 8th November 2011 - 0.01 Ven
Join us at the new Westminster Pavilion in a 2 day long celebration of civic entrepreneurship, impact ventures and change making at Hub Westminster. Over the course of the Fayre, we aim to seed a thousand conversations on everything from the future of impact investment to the reintroduction of ‘micro-making’ in our cities.
Finding Emo in Melbourne featured - 26th October 2011
Trends may come and go, but its nice when you find a cool place with some staying power. Melbourne is a just such a place, with great coffee, a nice bit of sunshine and a healthy spattering of emocks.
Sound of Solace - buy your ticket with Ven featured - 14th October 2011
Solace Women's Aid is a London-based organization dedicated to supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence. They provide safe refuges, counseling, support services, and many other services to help women and children regain their independence. Unfortunately, they have also been amongst the many victims of drastic budget cuts across the public sector. Therefore, we have organised a special night of live music to raise funds and awareness in support of their cause!
Hub Culture partners on the clean revolution at Climate Week NYC featured - 25th September 2011
Hub Culture and the Climate Group partnered for Climate Week NYC, producing social media interviews of industry leaders, and hosting a celebration party with London Carbon Market to benefit Hub Culture related climate funds.
Autumn in Tuscany featured - 21st September 2011
Autumn in Tuscany is all about the festivals, where the harvest season provides a spectacular bounty.
Hub Culture and Thomson Reuters Partner on Ven Currency featured - 21st September 2011
Hub Culture and Thomson Reuters are partnering to bring the Ven Currency to over 500,000 Reuters terminals worldwide. From late September, Ven will be available on Thomson Reuters data network and desktop terminals globally, which will open new vistas for this currency with institutions across the planet.
Closing London Fashion Week: The Hub Culture London Party feat. James Pople featured - 15th September 2011
RSVP now for our 3rd annual party celebrating London Fashion Week SS12 at the Hub Culture London Pavilion. It's all happening on Tuesday 20th September, 2011.
Socially Aware Finance at Innotribe, Sibos featured - 11th September 2011
Hub Culture will be participating at Sibos 2011 with a variety of activities focused around the Ven digital currency and the role it can play in building a brighter future in finance.
A Much Brighter Brisbane featured - 8th September 2011 - 0.10 Ven
The program of this year’s Brisbane Festival, running from the 3rd – 24th of September, includes everything from a sold out Kimbra & Mosman concert to the award-winning dance act Mortal Engine, but it is the brand new and impressive Santos City of Lights event that seems to be the must-see attraction.
Is Sydney Real Estate About to Hit the Rocks? featured - 2nd September 2011 - 0.99 Ven
The growing strength of the Australian dollar combined with booming demand for commodities has provided thick insulation for Australians against the general economic malaise. These factors have pushed Sydney real estate to record highs, but can it last?
Autumn/Winter 2011-2012: The key trends featured - 30th August 2011
Hey there, snappy dresser... now it's all about androgynous. Check out the key trends for Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 coming your way.
The Hug Chair by Ilian Milinov featured - 28th July 2011
The Hug chair is perfect for couple canoodling.
What is Hub Maison? featured - 12th July 2011
A window into the unique concept of Hub Maison.....
Island Hopping in Croatia featured - 8th July 2011 - 0.50 Ven
Are you one of them who's been there, done that? You've sipped rosé with the best of them in St. Tropez and channeled your share of limoncello in Capri, but are you an expert on rajika? No? If not, maybe you need a summer itinerary with a bit of rough around the edges, a place with more pizazz and less polish. Experience adventure in Croatia, winding your way from Split south along the Dalmatian coast.
Hub Culture Announces Market Trading for Ven Currency featured - 23rd May 2011 - 0.20 Ven
Hub Culture has completed the first open position trade in Ven for the financial markets, making Ven available for forward trades through a partnership with the London Carbon Market.
Techcrunch: Bitcoin, Ven and the End of Currency featured - 20th May 2011 - 0.99 Ven
Virtual currencies are in the news again with all the discussion around Bitcoins, which is limited in supply and can be exchanged anonymously. Our own long experience with another digital currency, Ven, has made us think about the logical conclusion of these activities, and what it means for money at large. And what it means is the end of money as we know it.
Climbing Everest featured - 14th May 2011
The first Hub Culture member to climb Mt. Everest has reached the Summit, benefiting Room to Read education projects in Nepal, and inspiring the Everest Award.
Hey, Loafer featured - 8th May 2011 - 1.79 Ven
The summer social season is here, and that means you guys will soon be slipping in and out of airport security, jumping between boats, and trying out the rosé magnums at Les Caves. The Harrys of London Jet Moc fits the bill perfectly: its the casual shoe with a big personality. So what goes with the look of summer?
Hub Culture Names First Fashion Director to Lead Development of Hub Maison featured - 4th May 2011
Hub Culture has named Rebecca Pinette as the network's first Fashion Director, taking the helm of Hub Maison, an innovative fashion retail and pop-up concept.
American Carbon Registry Offsets Traded in First Ven Carbon Transaction featured - 27th April 2011
In a landmark transaction for the Ven economy, Hub Culture, the American Carbon Registry, Nike and the London Carbon Market have successfully completed the first carbon offset trade to be priced in a virtual currency, Ven. The project benefits Nike's new Mata no Peito initiative, generating funds to be donated as seed investments to innovative Brazil forestry projects.
Hub Culture London Day and London Evening, Vol. 1 featured - 26th April 2011 - 2.00 Ven
Hub Culture has released a twin set of sophisticated albums direct from the London Pavilion, mixed by James Pople. London Day and London Evening - Vol. 1 feature the perfect sounds of the moment in just the right mood for working, lounging or that lush dinner party you've been planning.
Slap It On Right with Eiléen Lee Beauty featured - 23rd April 2011
Our resident make-up and beauty expert, Eiléen Lee, has released a new series of beauty tutorials that take the guess work out of looking camera ready. These links are especially useful for sending onward to those particular ladies who sometimes forget that old manta - less is more, or for those who've always wondered how to do the looks you see in fashion and magazines, but can never quite get right yourself.
Hub Culture Announces Global Consul Programme featured - 19th April 2011
Hub Culture has announced the development of a Consulate programme to develop business engagement with the Hub Culture community, and a new initiative underway to appoint Hub Culture Consuls in over 100 cities. DP4VHFD7BF2Z
Gieves & Hawkes, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen for Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton featured - 18th April 2011
Update - So it went to Sarah at Alexander McQueen after all. Little birdies in Hub Culture are indicating Gieves & Hawkes and Libélula Studios' Sophie Cranston as the attire picks for the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Art of the Leak: Lady Gaga's New Hits Judas and Government Hooker featured - 16th April 2011
Lady Gaga's new singles Judas and Government Hooker are leaking on the web like geysers, providing real-time remix opportunities for her little monsters.
First Virtual Currency Commodity Trade Completed in Ven featured - 14th April 2011
Hub Culture and a group of partners have successfully completed the first commodity trade to be priced using the global virtual digital currency, Ven.
Ask Ange *she's a nutritionist featured - 3rd April 2011 - 0.09 Ven
Angela Walker is resident nutritionist at the London Pavilion. Here she shares some insight on super healthy protein shakes in the Hub Kitchen.
CDD2: Business, Government, Thought-Leaders Collaborate On Win-Win Climate “Deals” featured - 29th March 2011
The second Climate Deal Day (CDD) brought together businesses and entrepreneurs such as Hara and The Long Run Venture, change agents such as 10:10 and the Carbon War Room, and government innovators such as the City of London’s Food Board for a day of collaboration and deal-making
Hub Culture Launches Coordination Point for Japan Relief Efforts: http://hub.vg/Sendai featured - 17th March 2011
Hub Culture has launched a new disaster coordination point for relief efforts focused on Japan. http://hub.vg/sendai and inside Facebook, http://hub.vg/FBSendai, are designed for at scale collaboration among those working on assisting Japan. Relief organizations, companies looking to make physical contributions, and logistics coordinators can all benefit from connecting to organize information, needs and offers.
Relief Efforts and Coordination via the Hub Culture Christchurch Venue featured - 25th February 2011
In a new type of digital swarming initiative, Hub Culture has created a Christchurch Pavilion Venue to enable community collaboration and connections in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake. Please share the news and get involved!
40 Interviews in Davos featured - 8th February 2011 - 0.10 Ven
At the Hub Culture Social Media Center in Davos we interviewed forty influential leaders. These five-minute interviews, conducted by Executive Editor Edie Lush, let individuals share why they were at the World Economic Forum. CEOs of major corporations, directors of global non-profits, and other thought leaders sat in the Hub Culture "hot seat" and shared their concerns.
Hub Culture 2011 Zeitgeist Ranking featured - 3rd February 2011
The 2011 Zeitgeist Ranking is here, featuring our annual deep dive look at the leading hubs of moment!
CEO of Manpower: We Have Entered "The Human Age" featured - 27th January 2011
Manpower Inc. believes that the global economy has fundamentally changed. The focus is now on you.
Hub Culture's Edie Lush speaks with Arianna Huffington, editor of the Huffington Post featured - 27th January 2011
Huffington Post Editor Arianna Huffington spoke to Hub Culture's Edie Lush about downward mobility in the US. Why aren't we treating this problem with the same urgency that we treated the financial meltdown?
Edie Lush speaks with Peter Lacy of Accenture in Davos featured - 27th January 2011
Peter Lacy, the managing director for Sustainability for Accenture, spoke with Edie in the Hub Culture Pavilion in Davos about Accenture's study of 150 CEOs & sustainability for the UN Secretary General. Ninety three percent of CEOs globally now see sustainability as important to their companies' future success. Across a number of parameters, corporate commitment to sustainability has increased since the last time a similar study was conducted in 2007. Peter pointed to Vodafone, one of the companies he has done work with, as being one of the principal companies turning sustainability to profit in Europe. [media]
Hub Culture Davos Pavilion Opens to Coincide with the 2011 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting featured - 24th January 2011
Hub Culture announced today the opening of the Davos Pavilion, running from 23- 31, January 2011. This year’s Pavilion is presented in partnership with Nike, Renault-Nissan Alliance, The Wall Street Journal, Cognizant, Edelman, and PepsiCo.
DJ Earworm's Annual Mashup is Here featured - 29th December 2010
A regular sound at Hub Culture events the world over, DJ Earworm's annual United State of Pop mashups are a much anticipated wonder. His latest, Don't Stop the Pop, is here. Get it!
Does the Devil Wear High Street? featured - 29th December 2010
Are our high street fashion buys aiding the growth in child labour, or giving a leg up to poor, jobless families?
How Can We Stop the Backslide of Public Opinion? Thought Leaders in Cancun Respond featured - 11th December 2010
The Mexican government decided to host another main conference to complement the work of COP16. The topic that they chose? Communicating climate science. The forum was held at the Grand Velas Resort Riviera Maya, a luxury hotel with shiny marble floors, high ceilings, and indoor waterfalls. The fully catered lunch included at least five choices of dessert and was served beneath a tent erected just for the occasion. It made me wish that those of us trying to explain climate science were always treated so well.
COP16 Sparks Climate Deal Day featured - 10th December 2010
Climate Deal Day is an emerging project to foster deals that help make the world a little better. It's for everyone. Anyone can create and share a deal with yourself, your company, your family, your suppliers, your community – to conserve energy, protect habitat, promote new technology deployment… the solutions are endless, and you can make impact. The big day is Wednesday, 26 January, 2011.
Letter from Cancún: We Need to Spark A Climate Change featured - 10th December 2010
An open letter on the new type of thinking needed in the climate change arena.
Party Invitation for Maison Hub - Wednesday December 15 featured - 9th December 2010
Veronica Moncho Lobo and Hub Culture London Pavilion have the pleasure to invite you to HUB MAISON - 24 days of fashion. Press Day and Evening Reception - Wednesday 15, December 2010 Press Day: 10am to 6pm Evening reception: 6pm to 9pm 35, Duke of York Square - SW3
Blue Avocado and Project Kaisei Give Plastic Bags a Punch at Hub Cancun COP16 featured - 7th December 2010
Blue Avocado is teaming up with Project Kaisei and Hub Culture to fight the plastic pollution problem!
Bez & Oho Bags in Support of Project Kaisei featured - 2nd December 2010
Buy a Bez & Oho bag and help Project Kaisei save the oceans! Now available in the Cancun Store and from Bez & Oho, 30% of project proceeds go to help Project Kaisei's work on ocean protection.
Events at the Cancún Pavilion featured - 2nd December 2010
Find a full schedule of activities at the Cancún Pavilion, available to Hub Culture partners and invited guests during COP16.
S/S 11 Boutique by Jaeger: Collection Preview featured - 1st December 2010 - 0.01 Ven
Take a sneak preview of Jaeger Boutiques spring/summer 2011 collection and the key trends, colours and fabrics!
Hub Culture Opens Cancún Pavilion for COP16 featured - 30th November 2010
The Hub Culture Cancún Pavilion has opened its doors, providing a stunning meeting and negotiation platform for global climate leaders attending COP16 in Mexico. Produced in partnership with NIKE, the Pavilion is located at Villa Albatros, one of Cancun's most stunning private estates.
TEDWomen at Hub Culture London Pavilion on 07th December 2010 featured - 30th November 2010
Join a global conversation on " How women are contributing in shaping the future... " TEDWomen will take place on December 7th and 8th.TEDWomen will reveal: Who are the women leading change? What ideas are they championing? And how will they shape the future? TEDWomen will also reveal women and men in concert with one another, orchestrating different but complementary approaches to ideas worth spreading.
Internet Week Europe featured - 6th November 2010
Join us for a series of breakfast roundtable discussions during Internet Week Europe, 9-11 November, 2010
The Future of Money featured - 30th October 2010 - 0.02 Ven
The Emergence Collective has launched a series exploration about the future of money. Led by Gabriel Shalom and Venessa Miemis, the first video was presented at SIBOS in Amsterdam.
Lanvin For H&M Winter 2010 featured - 20th October 2010
Lanvin's collaboration with H&M for their Winter 2010 collection
Hub Culture Appoints Asia Lead for Global Currency Expansion featured - 11th October 2010
Hub Culture has appointed Jeffery Leung as Managing Director Asia, Director Exchange Strategy, to lead Global Currency Expansion for Ven.
FLOW- London Fashion Week Party with Londonist featured - 29th September 2010 - 0.03 Ven
London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 party at Hub, in partnership with Londonist
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! featured - 23rd September 2010
This Chinese harvest tradition celebrates the roundest, brightest moon of the year, and is a time for celebration, families and thoughts of immortality.
Topshop Unique SS 11 featured - 20th September 2010
Take a look at Topshop Unique's Spring Summer 2011 collection which took place at London Fashion Week SS11.
FLOW @ London Fashion Week SS11 featured - 12th September 2010
RSVP for FLOW, the party celebrating London Fashion Week SS11, at the Hub Culture London Pavilion on Tuesday, 21th Sept. 2010.
Hey Highroller - Kick Off! featured - 12th September 2010
Bringing fun back to the airport is the Titan Highroller Suitcase, complete with a footrest to kick-bike.
The Serpentine Gallery Future Contemporaries Party featured - 6th September 2010
Every year Europe's upcoming art leaders - the Future Contemporaries - host one of London's chic nights - a Pavilion party at the Serpentine Gallery. This year is all about the Red, join on 23 September, 2010 as they raise funds for the Gallery, and get your tickets using Ven.
Cyglo featured - 18th August 2010
Cyglo A unique, patented invention designed to revolutionise cycling safety.
Suburban Tipi featured - 7th August 2010
A brief look at the Suburban Tipi, designed by John Paananen.
2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss featured - 30th July 2010
A look at the last SLR model in the series.
BALMAIN - Ready to wear A/W 2011 featured - 28th July 2010 - 0.01 Ven
Balmain Show - Paris AW 2010-11
iDJ Music Mixing Station for iPad featured - 27th July 2010
A brief look at the newest Apple related design, based on the iPad's use #69: DJ.
It's Shearling, Darling featured - 23rd July 2010 - 0.10 Ven
Shearling coats are a major look for Autumn Winter 2010/2011...
Pavilion Rewards featured - 12th July 2010
Earn a month of membership when you refer a friend.
4th Annual Flash Picnic: Hyde Park featured - 10th July 2010
Our 4th Annual Flash Picnic is tomorrow, Sunday July 11, from 1pm in Hyde Park.
Ven Now Includes Carbon Futures featured - 5th July 2010
Carbon pricing contracts are now included in the weighted basket that determines the value of Ven.
An Invitation to Croatia featured - 17th June 2010
You're invited to Croatia for a weekend of activities surrounding the launch of the Hub Culture NooRepublic - a multi-year island activity and fundraising concept.
London Trunk Show and Cocktail Party featuring VML dresses, Notting Hill Design hand bags and Mary Ching shoes featured - 15th June 2010
A/W 2010-11 collection Trunk Show London, from the 22nd to 24th from 12pm-8pm. Cocktail party on the 24th from 6pm - 31 Albert Hall Mansions, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AW
Veronica Moncho Lobo - Autumn-Winter 2010-11 Trunk Show - June 8, 9 & 10 at 31 Walker Street, apt. 2 bet Church and Broadway - New York featured - 2nd June 2010
Veronica Moncho Lobo - Autumn-Winter 2010-11 Trunk Show - June 8, 9 & 10 at 31 Walker Street, apt. 2 bet Church and Broadway - New York
Grey Goose evening with Hub Culture and Future Films featured - 26th May 2010
Grey Goose event at Big D.
The Entertainment Salon: Cannes Clubhouse featured - 19th May 2010
This week, Hub Culture Entertainment Editor Sharon Swart welcomed 22 guests for a lively dinner party at the Cannes Clubhouse.
Welcome to the Cannes Clubhouse featured - 16th May 2010
Highlight images from the Hub Culture Cannes Clubhouse.
Welcome to the Cannes Clubhouse featured - 13th May 2010
Welcome to the Cannes Clubhouse, where we are hosting an intimate opening reception tonight.
Join us for Sustainability 2020 on 5 May, 2010 featured - 4th May 2010
You are invited to join us for Sustainability2020, on Wednesday 5 May, 2010 at the Hub Culture London Pavilion.
World Cup 2010 Match Schedules featured - 1st May 2010
This handy graphic illustrates the summer's World Cup schedule games for your party planning needs.
Announcing Futures 2020 : A Forum for Collaborative Scenarios featured - 29th April 2010
The Futures2020 initiative is a new way to collaborate and network!
The London Pavilion: Images, Atmosphere & Work Envy featured - 27th April 2010
Take a photographic tour through the Hub Culture London Pavilion, centrally located at 49 Carnaby Street in the heart of London:Discover the spacious collaborative workspaces, peek in on a board meeting, lounge about & absorb the luxurious atmosphere with our members or think of hosting a private event.Hub Culture Pavilions welcome you to take a look inside!
Australian Community Online Services invites developers to join the Ozcos network featured - 26th April 2010
Australian Community Online Services invites developers to join the Ozcos network Click here! for full details
Here Come the Phillies featured - 24th April 2010
Gentrification. The idea stirs strong dissenting voices and opinions, and nowhere more than Philadelphia, a city of brotherly contrasts.
Whitechapel Gallery Art Plus Music 2010 featured - 9th April 2010
Hub Culture is a proud supporter of the Whitechapel Gallery's Art Plus Music Party 2010, and has tickets available for the evening available in Ven.
You're invited to the Realtime Speakeasy @ the London Pavilion featured - 8th April 2010
The Realtime Speakeasy is an informal mixer of industry professionals and entrepreneurs in the digital media, technology, marketing and content businesses. We welcome anyone with an interest in emerging technologies and with a point of view about current trends and transformations. Over the past year we’ve built a unique and passionate network of people who’ve met, mingled, sparked new connections, and found new opportunities to explore.
Five Ways to Network Your Small Business featured - 6th April 2010
A simple guide to getting to know the basics of utilizing social networking as a business marketing tool.
London Townhall Meetup featured - 1st April 2010
In honor of our one-year anniversary, you are invited to our first Townhall Meetup at the London Pavilion. It's a chance to network with others and to add your voice to the future of the Pavilions.
Ven Moves to Global Market Pricing featured - 27th March 2010
The value of Ven - Hub Culture's social currency - now floats in real time linked to the global markets.
Welcome to the Real Time Office featured - 17th March 2010
It's hard to believe, but just 15 years ago the Internet as we know it hardly existed.
Hub Culture and Sportmax Announce New York Pavilion featured - 8th March 2010
Hub Culture and Sportmax are pleased to present a new Pavilion in New York City, anchoring fashion weeks around the world.
Official Opening of the Hub Culture Davos Pavilion! featured - 27th January 2010
Hub Culture is pleased to announce the opening of the 2010 Davos Pavilion, a project developed with the support of the Wall Street Journal, Nike,Kaplan Education, Towers Watson, Xerox and other companies. The Davos Pavilion is designed to enable collaboration for inlfluencers involved in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010.
eyeCandy: David Guetta feat. Estelle - One Love featured - 10th January 2010
eyeCandy videos feature artistic content with a cultural message. This week: check out David Guetta and Estelle, rocking the convenience stores with One Love.
Working in the healthcare or pharmaceutical environment in London? featured - 4th January 2010
As a founder of Patient Intelligence (a marketing patient research company) it is inspirational to meet other people whom are self-employed or strategists in the area of healthcare and/or pharmaceuticals (incl OTC drugs). So if you or people you know work with this subject this group may be of interest to you...
Thoughts on the Emerging Collaboration Economy featured - 26th December 2009
Hub Culture founder Stan Stalnaker shares his thoughts in a Q&A with Rachel Botsman on emerging future systems of collaboration based around sharing, the power of the commons, and peer-to-peer transactions.
Governor Schwarzenegger talks with Edie Lush at the Hub Pavilion during COP15 featured - 17th December 2009 - 0.10 Ven
Hub Culture’s Edie Lush talks to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in Copenhagen; the only international one on one interview at the COP15 conference.
PHOTOS: Take a tour of the Hub Culture Copenhagen Pavilion Experience featured - 15th December 2009
Hub Culture Pavilion takes COP15 in Copenhagen by storm! Latest images and ambiance, Click here to take a photo-tour.
Hub Culture Announces Copenhagen Climate Pavilion featured - 4th December 2009
Hub Culture Pavilions Ltd. today announced the opening of the Copenhagen Climate Pavilion, an interactive location merging online and physical worlds during COP15 and the UN Climate Change Conference.
It's On! Countdown to the Copenhagen Pavilion featured - 4th December 2009
December is here and while the world is gearing up for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Hub Culture is gearing up to open our latest Pavilion in the heart of the city at Gammeltorv 14. Doors open Saturday, 5 December 2009.
Christmas @ the Hub Culture London Pavilion featured - 4th December 2009
This Christmas Hub Culture and the London Pavilion are offering a range of fantastic deals to help celebrate the season with all the cheer it deserves.
Sign the United Nations Climate Petition! featured - 22nd November 2009
Hopenhagen & Hub Culture partner at COP15 “Let’s turn Copenhagen into Hopenhagen” - is the call to action from website Hopenhagen.org,which has created a global petition urging world leaders to attend and support the COP15 conference, and to reach an agreement regarding carbon emissions and climate change. Please Sign the United Nations Climate Petition!
London Pavilion November Events featured - 10th November 2009
Details of the upcoming events at the London Pavilion this November.
The best of Contemporary in November, curated by the Serpentine Gallery featured - 2nd November 2009
As part of Hub Culture's online collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery, Ben Jones curates the best things to see in the contemporary art world for November.
Highlights from the Hub Culture Los Angeles Pavilion at the Governors' Global Climate Summit 2 featured - 16th October 2009 - 0.20 Ven
View highlights from the Global Pavilion, a Hub Culture experience in Los Angeles set against the backdrop of the Governors' Global Climate Summit 2, hosted by Governor Schwarzenegger.
Elevate Fashion 2009: a Retrospective featured - 9th October 2009
With London and Paris Fashion Weeks behind us for 2009, Hub Culture would like to thank all our members and guests who attended ELEVATE FASHION. The London event, which took place at the Hub Culture London Pavilion, was a raving success. Our video screens were alive with highlights from the S/S collections of British designers such as Matthew Williamson, Stella McCartney, Burberry and others, as Fashion TV streamed live images from the new collections.CLICK HERE for the evening in Pictures.
Private View: JEPPE HEIN | OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR featured - 8th October 2009
Willingly or not, we are participants in Hein's pieces. His art lures us to take a closer look and question what we see.
Private View: BARRY REIGATE | PLAY WORKS featured - 8th October 2009
In Barry Reigate's paintings inhabitants from the studios of Disney and Warner Brothers metaphorically collide in a painterly netherworld that recalls the jackdaw style of Basquiat.
Private View: GOSHA OSTEROV | PLAY WORKS featured - 8th October 2009
One of Russia's leading contemporary artists, Gosha Osterov's parodic powerful pieces deal in the despotism of post-Soviet Russia.
Private View: CONRAD SHACROSS | AXIOM featured - 7th October 2009
Geometry and Philosophy, Metaphysical and Rational, Join Paradise Row for a private view of Conrad Shacross' Axiom sculptures at PLAY, 50 Upper Brook Street, Mayfair
Quantum Yoga World Tour: UK, USA, Thailand, India & Spain 2009 - 2010 featured - 7th October 2009
As Lara winds down her London dates and heads to tour the US, also now available are her Thailand and India retreat dates 2009-2010, and a preview for next summer in Ibiza, Spain.
Copenhagen Salon: The Legacy of Modernism featured - 4th October 2009
Hub Culture sat down for a discussion on influences and images that define Scandinavia, set against the backdrop of the recent Nordic Art Fair.
Environmental Honors Awarded at the Governors' Global Climate Summit featured - 1st October 2009
The GEELAs honor a Group of Environmentally Innovative Californians
Hub Culture Pavilion Opens in Los Angeles at the Governors' Global Climate Summit featured - 30th September 2009
Hub Culture has opened a striking new Pavilion in Los Angeles to coincide with the opening of the Governors' Global Climate Summit 2, a major event drawing the world's climate leaders together as they start on the Road to Copenhagen.
Google Earth Climate Introductory Tour featured - 28th September 2009
New layers have been added to Google Earth to predict the damage wrought by climate change, with an introduction to the project by Al Gore.
Join Hub Culture at the Governors' Global Climate Summit 2: Los Angeles featured - 22nd September 2009
Hub Culture is pleased to invite members and leaders from our community to join Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and climate leaders from around the world for the Governors' Global Climate Summit 2, from 29 September to 2 October in Los Angeles.
Announcing the Ven Prize featured - 21st September 2009
The Ven Prize is an award toward sustainable, circular, cellular economic systems in Hub Culture and the world at large. The Prize launched October 1, 2009 at the Hub Culture Los Angeles Pavilion at the Governor's Global Climate Summit. The first prizes will be awarded in December 2009 at Hub Culture Copenhagen Pavilion at COP15. The Prize began with a V100,000 base and is growing. The current value of the Prize is: V102,680
WSJ.com: The Coming Currency Revolution featured - 16th September 2009 - 0.10 Ven
Catch WSJ video and story on the coming currency revolution: Ven. Why not email Andy Jordan to tell him what you think?
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness in Salt Lake City featured - 16th September 2009 - 0.05 Ven
Feel like a clean-living adventure? Sick of the rat race, but still in need of civilized creature comforts? Go Utah!
Future Contemporaries Annual Party: Tuesday 8 September 2009, Serpentine Gallery, London featured - 4th September 2009
Hub Culture is pleased to support the Serpentine Gallery and Boujis for the Future Contemporaries Annual Party...and what an evening it was!
Quantum Yoga Autumn 09 Newsletter featured - 3rd September 2009
This September, Lara Baumann flies to Switzerland to present her new TREE sequence for the first time as a workshop. ETERNITY TREES is work in progress, yet to be published on DVD, and suitable for all levels. This project will ultimately be used to raise awareness and money to support the preservation of the Amazon rainforest in my native Colombia.Then its on to London for The Yoga Show at Earl's Court.....and much more!
Babulaque Showroom Interviews one of their top designers, Veronica Moncho Lobo featured - 28th August 2009
Babulaque Interview - Veronica Moncho Lobo - August 2009This month we are pleased to announce the interviewInterview section in our Babulaque Newsletter!We have invited the SS010 designers at Babulaque to share their best moments with us!We start by interviewing Veronica Moncho Lobo, the Creative Director of her own eveningwear collection.
Movie Night "What about Me?" by 1 Giant Leap - Thursday 20 August 2009 - 7:30pm featured - 17th August 2009
1 Giant Leap, the concept band and media project which brought us the double Grammy nominated Unity Through Diversity, returns with a brand new, break through and unique film project What About Me?. This visionary project took Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman to over 50 locations as they explore through music, the complexities of human nature on a global scale, and aims to reveal how we are all connected through our creativity and cultures, but most of all through our madness, beliefs in a God, sex, and mundane everyday life events.Tickets are only $5 Highly Recommended!
Quantum Yoga Summer Newsletter featured - 2nd August 2009
This Quantum Yoga Newsletter gives members detailed information on:- Europe World Tour Summer and Fall Dates- Shunya Yoga Retreat, Ibiza- the Yoga Show, Olympia, London- Winter Yoga Retreats, Asia
Walking the El Bogoi Valley, Samburu, Kenya featured - 29th July 2009
This is luxury ecotourism! Walking safaris are without a doubt one of the most rewarding ways to see the African bush. It gives you the chance not just to see the big animals, but also to learn more about the insects, reptiles, plants and trees often ignored on game drives. Walking safaris can either be a short walk from the camp or lodge where you stay to a multiple day safari. A 7 day walking Safari in one of Kenya's most famous game parks. Think Ernest Hemingway or Ava Gardner and you're getting the picture. Led by local Samburu warrior guides a detailed iteinerary gives you a glimpse of this unique African adventure.
Highlights from Secret Beach and the Ibiza Pavilion - Opening Weekend featured - 28th July 2009
The Hub Culture Ibiza Residency 2009 features day and night Pavilions for your working pleasure, with Secret Beach - our secret hideaway location in the north of the white isle.
Popeye takes London by Storm featured - 24th July 2009
Jeff Koons' Popeye Series opens at the Serpentine Gallery in London the day after Christie's Postwar & Contemporary Sale sees one of the three 'Moustache' pieces in the series sell for £1,105.250 or $1,842,452. It was a fantastic opening in Hyde Park with splendid summer weather and a star studded crowd to stop the press. From July 2nd through September 13th, the Serpentine Gallery presents an exhibition of the work of the celebrated American artist Jeff Koons, his first major exhibition in a public gallery in England.
Announcing Festival Annual 09 featured - 8th July 2009
Festival Annual 09 is the first ever user generated book dedicated to this summer's festivals and the people who attend them!This beautiful coffee table style photographic book capturing the summer zeitgeist features pictures taken by us and by you. Get involved at myspace/festivalannual and in the Festival Annual 09 group here at Hub.