MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Singularity University (SU), the acclaimed technology-focused Silicon Valley-based education institute and business accelerator, announced today that the second annual Exponential Finance Conference will be held on June 2-3 at the Conrad Hotel in New York City. World leaders in technology and finance will gather to discuss the breakthrough innovations and ideas that are disrupting–and replacing–current models for the global financial industry.
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, is the exclusive broadcast partner for Exponential Finance. CNBC will feature live interviews throughout the two-day conference during CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC.com.
"The convergence of finance and exponential technologies represents a new paradigm of trillion-dollar opportunities," said Dr. Peter Diamandis, founder and chairman of XPRIZE Foundation and co-founder and co-chairman of Singularity University. "And the Exponential Finance conference is a critical gathering for business leaders with a stake in building tomorrow's leading financial services companies."
Exponential Finance brings together top decision-makers, thought-leaders and next-generation entrepreneurs to leverage the exponential technologies that are transforming business and finance. Speakers and topics cut across industry and academic silos, offering attendees exceptional opportunities to connect with tomorrow's technologies in banking, wealth advisory, payments, capital formation, insurance, and other financial disciplines.
Diamandis, along with Salim Ismail, Singularity University founding executive director, Ray Kurzweil, co-founder of Singularity University and a director of engineering at Google, Bob Pisani, CNBC's On-Air Stocks Editor, Chrystia Freeland, Liberal MP for Toronto Centre, author and critic, Jay Sidhu, CEO of Customers Bank, and Brock Pierce, Entrepreneur and Board Member at the Bitcoin Foundation are among the renowned speakers who will address the conference.
Wide-ranging topics to be discussed include The Future of Banking, Innovations in Transactions, Security and Cybercrime, Networking and Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Crowdfunding, Bitcoin/blockchain, Big Data, Robotics, and more. The 2015 conference is also launching the XCS Challenge, offering the world's most promising early-stage innovators a platform to help launch tomorrow's transformative companies.
About Singularity University
Singularity University's (SU) mission is to educate, inspire and empower a generation of leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity's grand challenges. Since 2009, SU has hosted innovators, entrepreneurs, government and industry leaders from more than 85 countries at Graduate and Executive Programs, Global Summits and other conferences. In 2013, Singularity University launched SU Labs and more recently a Corporate Innovation Exchange. To learn more, visit www.singularityu.org.
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