On June 4, Facebook’s Head of Financial Services & Payment Partnerships Northern Europe, Laura McCracken, told WirtschaftsWoche that the company will release the whitepaper for its digital currency on June 18. When Facebook finally confirmed that it will launch its own cryptocurrency, it was quickly labeled a potential ‘Bitcoin killer’ in the media. Taking a closer look, however, it is clear that Facebook’s new online payment system is an unlikely threat to the world’s leading decentralized digital currency. It’s a different story for banks, fintech and payment processors. Read the details on Brave New Coin

Pemo Theodore

Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is Founder/CEO Silicon Valley TV She is the Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with almost 3k members.She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups 7 years. She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & FinTech experts. She partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with professional & economical livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 14 years. She has been in small business for 46 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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