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Bitcoin and beyond

In this note I look at what’s happening in the space where identity, trust and digital technologies intersect.

I also assess the potential of Bitcoin technologies – both for supporting new kinds of money (what kinds of new money do we actually need?) and for non-monetary uses, which may in the long-run turn out to be much more important than Bitcoin’s role as a currency.

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Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan

Chief Executive Officer

Geoff Mulgan has been Chief Executive of Nesta since 2011. Nesta is the UK's innovation foundation and runs a wide range of activities in investment, practical innovation and research.

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