In Math We Trust
(POSTPONED)

Date: 19 March 2020
Time: 17:30 for 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: UCT GSB, 5th Floor, 61 Katherine Street, Dennehof, Sandton

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE




Presents


"IN MATH WE TRUST"


Join Simon Dingle the author of "In Math we trust", a book about the rise of bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency as he shares his beliefs on how we’re doing money wrong and his trying to fix it. 

He is the founder of Lettuce, an app providing real time market data on any asset from ETFs to cryptocurrencies. He is also the author of "In Math we trust", a book about the rise of bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency. He previously directed product design at Curve in London, Luno in Singapore and 22seven in Cape Town.                                     


SPEAKER
SIMON DINGLE

Technologist, fintech entrepreneur, broadcaster and experience designer

Simon Dingle believes we’re doing money wrong and is trying to fix it. He is the founder of Lettuce, an app providing real time market data on any asset from ETFs to cryptocurrencies. He is also the author of “In Math we trust”, a book about the rise of bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency. He previously directed product design at Curve in London, Luno in Singapore and 22seven in Cape Town. 
Simon actively invests in block chain technologies as founder of Inves, with a particular focus on Bitcoin and Ethereum. Until recently he hosted a weekly technology show on 5fm and is a regular media commentator on Bitcoin and block chain technologies, having appeared on local and international television and radio shows including Tech News Today and The Money Show. He has been a columnist for Finweek, Brainstorm and SA Computer Magazine among others. He is also a serial entrepreneur of varying success, having co-founded Skratch Technology, Split Infinitive Broadcasting, Deathcard Media, Reshare, Massive Gap and Phantom Design.

He started one of the world’s first podcasts in 2005 with Seedcast, and went on to host the ZA Tech Show before starting Binary and Take Back the Day.
He has worked as a communications consultant to technology firms including Google, Oracle, The Shuttleworth Foundation and others. He was awarded Classic Business Journalist of the Year in 2011 for his technology columns in Finweek, the Highway Africa New Media Personality of the Year for his hosting of the ZA Tech Show podcast, and a listing in the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans edition of 2010.

Simon is passionate about open source technology and content and believes most of the world’s problems can be solved with design and critical thinking. 

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