6TH ANNUAL MEETING
“A nation is an imagined community with shared connections” (James, 2006)
The Silicon Valley companies conquer the world. They care about the world, not nations.
Everything we ever took for granted about national monetary policy is no longer valide since 2008.
Two billion world citizens have chosen Facebook as their nation.
For 1’000s of years art and culture has been patronized by independent sponsors, not nations.
It all started with a powerful question: How can we use the advantages of a networked world to take humanity to the next level?
50% of the worlds population are not yet in this free connected world.
Foreign intelligence services corrupt democratic elections through social networks.
Facebook with two billion users is the biggest counter-project to nation.
Malware attacks increased exponentially over the last 10 years.
Combat the world’s most harmful internet threats is done by companies.
The national security can not protect the privat sector sufficiently.
Top 5 companies in the world are born global and are younger than 20 years.
All of them have disrupted existing industries fundamentally.
Simply spoken: a bunch of companies out of the same city control the world.
Everything we learned about ‘quantity theory of money’ is falsified.
Governmental depth policy has been degenerated into a play-mass.
Inflation and public depth have become a black box.
Blockchain tries to disrupt existing money transfer systems.
Bitcoin is on its way to become a relevant currency, we are facing significant more ICO’s than IPO’s
Blockchain will change the world like nothing else before.
90% of the world’s data was created in the last 2 years.
From 2010 to 2020 data will grow 50 times.
The top 5 companies in the world have established big data strategy decades ago.
Doing good while doing well; charity knows no boarders.
Total giving to charitable organizations have doubled evey ten years since 1950.
The majority of this charitable expenditure is financed by value driven companies.