Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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We work to make sense of change; with research & comment on major social issues ranging from family & youth issues, to privacy, autonomy & more.   ›› Click here for more info.
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Bitcoin Turns 10. Is Cashless Next?

Bitcoin Turns 10. Is Cashless Next? Happy Bit-day! You may not have noticed, but this week, Bitcoin celebrated its tenth birthday. On January 3, 2009, the initial block in the blockchain - that's crypto-speak for a distributed computer ledger - was "mined" by Satoshi Nakamoto and cryptocurrency was born in the form of Bitcoin. The enigmatic Satoshi is either an individual or a group. Whichever is the case, he/she/they melded cryptography and computer science to create the world's first totally digital currency. What an eventful first decade Bitcoin has endured - or enjoyed, depending on your perspective. Cryptocash platforms of almost every kind have seen wild surges and drops in value since they first came to public attention. Bitcoin is recognised by the US Senate but is not tied to any hard currency, such as the dollar or the gold standard. This arguably made investment ... click here to read the full editorial
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Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW

Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW “Being an entrepreneur isn’t about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” So said Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance, a leading online platform for showcasing creative work.    It is this ability to turn ideas into practical innovation that makes entrepreneurs so valuable. From a European perspective, the unique skillsets and sensibilities of entrepreneurs will become increasingly important over the next decade. This region faces enormous possibilities, but also some seemingly intractable problems - ranging from challenges relating to migration, to problems with the Euro. In Britain alone, faced as it is with adjusting to a post-Brexit reality, entrepreneurialism will play a vital role in reshaping the landscapes of business, finance, politics, education, media and even social services. Opportunities for innovation will increase manifold with the rapid adaptation of already emergin... click here to read the full editorial
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Posted on: Thursday 3 January 2019

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