This is a Slush fireside chat on the emergence of a new economic occurrence, Ethereum and Bitcoin have experienced hard forks which have not only changed the consensus rules of their network but have also given prior currency holders a financial stake in both the old and new blockchain.

While we have always had a history of competing money, for the first time ever, we are seeing the ability to introduce a new monetary system that is bootstrapped with the holders of the prior system. We’ll discuss and define these recent and upcoming forks and project how they might make an impact that our digital economy has never seen.

Slush is a technology conference for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media.