Posts of March 2018.
In the age of digital technology, gaps are being filled in financial services by new innovative payment networks. Most notably, the cryptocurrency ‘Bitcoin’ is leading the way to operations that require no central authority or banks. However, there is still so much to find out. At Horizon Institute, we are making strides to gather a plethora of information to develop a more informed ...Continue reading
Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of bitcoin. As such, it is more resistant to wild inflation and corrupt banks. With Bitcoin, people can be their own bank. ...Continue reading
Founder of The Horizon Institute Karl Ahlstedt was the guest speaker at the UWTSD Business School this week. About the Seminar This seminar was coordinated by Enterprise Manager Kathryn Penaluna and Level 5 Manager & Lecturer in Information Systems Management Chris Thomas. The content of this seminar was designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice, by showcasing how techno...Continue reading
Monday 19th - March Horizon founder Karl Ahlstedt met with Bethan Sayed, Welsh AM to discuss the need for further government policy on financial education and how this should be embedded across the national curriculum. During the meeting, Bethan commented on the need to raise the issue of Financial Education with all Welsh politicians, and Horizon are preparing questions in conjunction ...Continue reading