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What's in the Blocks?

Presentation to the European Payment Summit 2017. My bold claim that shared ledgers are a regtech not a fintech. It's all to do with ambient accountability.

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What's in the Blocks?

  1. 1. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute08/03/20171 Blockchain and Reality or what’s in the blocks?
  2. 2. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute David G.W. Birch Global thought leader in digital identity and digital money; Global top 15 favourite sources of business information (Wired); London FinTech Top 10 most influential commentators (City A.M.); Top 20 Fintech Influencer (JAX London); Top five Leaders in IDentity (Rise); Top 10 Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson (PR Daily); Top 10 most influential voices in banking (Financial Brand); Top 50 blockchain insider (Richtopia); Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments (Total Payments). 2
  3. 3. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Real People, Real Problems What exactly is the problem 3
  4. 4. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Because… Blockchain! 4 What can the blockchain do for us?
  5. 5. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Finance Industry The blockchain is the solution to our problems 5
  6. 6. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Every Industry In fact, it’s the solution to most industries’ problems 6
  7. 7. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Everything I’m forming “Evil Geniuses for Blockchain” If any of you want to join me 7
  8. 8. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute I’ve Seen the Light 8 The blockchain is a religion, not a technology
  9. 9. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Mystic Dave 9 Brexit if it rains… https://www.facebook.com/MoneyConf/videos/2088666904690996/
  10. 10. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Gnosis 10 The moving finger writes; and having writ Moves on; nor all your piety nor wit shall lure it back to cancel half a line, Nor all your tears wash out a word of it. Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) #Blockchain Dave Birch (1959-)
  11. 11. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Spreading the Word 11 I took the word of the blockchain out to the people – well, out to the people who would listen to me anyway
  12. 12. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute What’s in the Blocks? 12 Time to pause for breath and ask ourselves what is the reality
  13. 13. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Why Use a Shared Ledger? 13 What’s wrong with DB2? It was good enough for my father and his father before him There are reasons to use shared ledger even a double-permissioned ledger with known participants and central co-ordination
  14. 14. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Shared Ledgers Remember this from last year? 14
  15. 15. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Consensus Computers A different way of thinking 15
  16. 16. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Communications: Robustness 16
  17. 17. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Content: Innovation Identity on a Shared Ledger 17
  18. 18. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Consensus: Integrity 18
  19. 19. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Contract: Flexibility p.225 Smart contracts need not be limited to finance and when paired with "smart property" — where deeds, titles and other certifications of ownership are put in digital form to be acted on by software — these contracts allow the automatic transfer for ownership of a physical asset. 19
  20. 20. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Shared Ledger is a Regtech 20 A shared ledger doesn’t by itself make payments cheaper or faster But it might make the payments industry cheaper and faster
  21. 21. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute What’s a Fintech? 21 A fintech uses new technology to change the cost-benefit for private stakeholders
  22. 22. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute What’s a Regtech? 22 A regtech uses new technology to change the cost-benefit for society
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  24. 24. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Who Are Consult Hyperion? Consult Hyperion specialises in working out the opportunities and threats which result from the harmony and collision of security, networks and transactions. We are constantly assessing these factors, as they change continuously, and delivering ideas, solutions and products to our clients 24
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