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Tuesday, June 25 • 4:20pm - 4:55pm
Major Potential in Untried Blockchain But Only Few Companies Have Anything Concrete in the Works

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Major Potential in Untried Blockchain

Businesses are well-equipped digitally and should prepare for the next steps. Blockchain offers interesting potentials. Entrepreneur Lars Seier Christensen is looking ahead to next generation blockchain.

Direct trade between customer and supplier without the need for any intermediary is sounding increasingly attractive to businesses. Blockchain can offer the technological possibilities that many are looking into – but only few companies have anything concrete in the works.

The financial sector is governed by two factors: complying with rules and regulations and making money. Focus on compliance makes it more difficult to be innovative, because it encourages the sector to keep development within its own walls for fear of trouble with authorities.

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Lars Seier Christensen

Chairman, Concordium Foundation
Lars Seier Christensen co-founded Saxo Bank, a pioneer in FX and derivatives trading, in 1992. He served as Co-CEO of the bank for more than 20 years before stepping down in 2016 to focus on other investments. During his years at Saxo, the bank grew to 1500 employees, spread across... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 4:20pm - 4:55pm
06 Blockchain at FinTechEXPO Great America Room1
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