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ECB Issues Report on Virtual Currency featured - 5th November 2012
Last week the European Central Bank, (ECB) became the first central bank to issue a report on the growth and impact of virtual currency. Download the full report, and view highlights and implications on this development from Hub Culture.
Plan V for Greece - 13th August 2012
It's time for Plan V: introduction of a parallel digital currency in Greece that would help it to stay in the Euro and boost local economic liquidity.
The Rise of Private Money: Cayman Financial Review featured - 6th February 2012
The internet has a funny way of producing outcomes that flatten sectors, a fact widely seen in fields as diverse as communications, retail, journalism, supply chain management and finance. Now its the core aspects of money that are ripe for disruption.
Hub Culture and Thomson Reuters Partner on Ven Currency featured - 21st September 2011
Hub Culture and Thomson Reuters are partnering to bring the Ven Currency to over 500,000 Reuters terminals worldwide. From late September, Ven will be available on Thomson Reuters data network and desktop terminals globally, which will open new vistas for this currency with institutions across the planet.
Hub Culture Announces Market Trading for Ven Currency featured - 23rd May 2011 - 0.20 Ven
Hub Culture has completed the first open position trade in Ven for the financial markets, making Ven available for forward trades through a partnership with the London Carbon Market.
Techcrunch: Bitcoin, Ven and the End of Currency featured - 20th May 2011 - 0.99 Ven
Virtual currencies are in the news again with all the discussion around Bitcoins, which is limited in supply and can be exchanged anonymously. Our own long experience with another digital currency, Ven, has made us think about the logical conclusion of these activities, and what it means for money at large. And what it means is the end of money as we know it.
American Carbon Registry Offsets Traded in First Ven Carbon Transaction featured - 27th April 2011
In a landmark transaction for the Ven economy, Hub Culture, the American Carbon Registry, Nike and the London Carbon Market have successfully completed the first carbon offset trade to be priced in a virtual currency, Ven. The project benefits Nike's new Mata no Peito initiative, generating funds to be donated as seed investments to innovative Brazil forestry projects.
First Virtual Currency Commodity Trade Completed in Ven featured - 14th April 2011
Hub Culture and a group of partners have successfully completed the first commodity trade to be priced using the global virtual digital currency, Ven.
The Future of Money featured - 30th October 2010 - 0.02 Ven
The Emergence Collective has launched a series exploration about the future of money. Led by Gabriel Shalom and Venessa Miemis, the first video was presented at SIBOS in Amsterdam.
Ven Now Includes Carbon Futures featured - 5th July 2010
Carbon pricing contracts are now included in the weighted basket that determines the value of Ven.
Ven Moves to Global Market Pricing featured - 27th March 2010
The value of Ven - Hub Culture's social currency - now floats in real time linked to the global markets.
Ven is Social Currency - 16th September 2009
Ven is a virtual currency used by members of Hub Culture to buy, share and trade knowledge, goods and services with anyone in the network and can be spent at any Hub Culture Pavilion. The currency is currently linked to the U.S. dollar at a rate of 10 Ven to the dollar and trades against other major currencies at floating exchange rates. Ven first appeared as an application in Facebook on 4 July, 2007. In late 2008, the currency became tradeable to anyone with an email address, making it the first global digital currency to move from an online social network into the real world.