Cisco is synonymous with connecting people, businesses and things, making it the perfect networking partner for WIRED Money. Today, 99 per cent of the world remains unconnected — it’s Cisco’s mission to change that. By 2020 the network specialist expects 37 billion new devices and “things” to become connected to internet, allowing for the organic and digital to communicate, for nature to speak for itself, and for transportation networks to work as one. And that’s just the beginning.
Telefónica is fascinated by the ideas and innovations that are changing the world. That’s why it has been a major partner of wired’s annual two-day conferences since its launch in 2011 and is proudly supporting wired Money. In addition to Wayra, its technology accelerator, Telefónica has an active agenda of innovation in investment, mobile payment and financial services.
Occupying the entire 39th floor of the iconic One Canada Square building at Canary Wharf, Level39 was opened by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, in March 2013, and has quickly become an important part of London’s booming Tech City. At Level39, we put our high potential entrepreneurs in the same space as some of the world’s most influential technology buyers and investors, accelerating their traction and access to markets. Level39 also creates & hosts accelerator programmes and a busy events calendar.
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CNBC is the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, reporting directly from the major financial markets around the globe. Dedicated to CEOs, senior corporate executives; the financial services industry and private investors, CNBC his available in more than 390 million homes worldwide, via CNBC in Asia, CNBC in EMEA and CNBC in the US.
The Finance Innovation Lab is an incubator for systems change in finance. Jointly hosted by WWF-UK (World Wide Fund for Nature) and ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), it was launched in 2008 and in 2012 was named one of ‘50 New Radicals, changing the face of Britain for the better’ by NESTA and The Observer newspaper. The Lab is a community effort and a channel for creative energy.
Future Lions is an annual competition for students, put together by ideas and innovation company AKQA. Inviting participation from all over the world, entrants are asked to celebrate innovation in creating forward-looking advertising proposals.
On March 21, 2013, 3beards brought together a panel of industry-leading and game-changing financial technology startup founders and a panel of technology specialists from the world’s leading financial institutions. The aim: to explore innovation and also take a look at what the future of finance holds for all of us.
The Designs of the Year awards showcase the most innovative and imaginative designs from around the world from the past year. The nominees span categories as diverse as architecture, digital, fashion, furniture, graphics, transport and product. Nominations are on display at the Design Museum from March 20 and winners are displayed on its website.
The inspirational Do Lectures were held in a field in Wales on April 25 to 28 April. With a premise of doing things differently, it was a highly inspirational few days packed full of talks from people encouraging us all to do things differently.
The GCC Infra Digital Cities Summit 2013 is designed to provide a common platformfor experts, government officials and delegates to share their experiences, research ideas and discuss various related issues and challenges to enable sustainable growth model for the rapidly evolving digital arab society. It takes place between 25 and 26 September 2013, in Qatar.
Innovate UK took place between March 11 and 13 at the Business Design Centre in London. The leading networking, conference and exhibition provided the perfect environment for businesses to connect with government, academia and other businesses. The aim: to stimulate innovation and trade, in doing so creating opportunity and growth for the future.
LeadersIn are a community that share knowledge from business leaders via online videos and regular events in the capital. It democratises access, offering online interviews with high profile business leaders. The most recent event was on March 12 in London, with former CEO of Tesco Sir Terry Leahy giving an overview of the company and his leadership of it.
Next Berlin returned to Berlin on April 23 to 24. The meeting place for the European digital industry saw marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months.
Off-Beat is an immersive events business that bring some of the most exciting people in East London’s creative community together in one venue every quarter. The events mix fashion, music and street food to create something different, with a bespoke feel. Look out for the next Offbeat event this summer.
Thinking Digital 2013 took place between May 21 and 23, on Tyneside at the Sage Gateshead. The three-day event brought together exceptional talent from the worlds of technology, media, science, industry and the arts. Since its creation in 2008, the conference has grown steadily and now attracts nearly 700 participants annually.
The Next Web is an annual Conference for startups, investors and everyone tech. It took place on April 25 to 26 in Amsterdam and gave delegates the opportunity to discover the latest trends in mobile and internet, learn about best business practices and help predict, discuss and invent the future.
TopTradr is a social trading app that recognises and rewards the best traders. It ranks users based on a risk/reward ratio, consistency and profitability to identify long-term trading performance. TopTradr claim that no matter the size, instrument or volume, if you are a profitable trader, you will be recognised — and you can get rewarded.