Bloomberg New Economy Catalyst 2021

Bold thinking, breakthrough action.

Bloomberg
New Economy
Catalyst 2021

Bold thinking, breakthrough action.

The first convening of Bloomberg New Economy Catalyst took place on Wednesday, June 30 with a six-hour virtual program.

This annual event celebrates the world’s brightest thinkers and innovators at the leading edge of technology and policy. In particular, our agenda spotlights trailblazers in emerging economies who are working across borders to catalyze change, reshaping both business and government at the global level. Their innovations make an impact in real time on our economic future.

Learn more about the Catalyst community.

2021 Catalysts Include

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Mayor Freetown, Sierra Leone
Alloysius Attah

Alloysius Attah

Co-Founder and CEO Farmerline
Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried

Founder and CEO FTX
Cristina Junqueira

Cristina Junqueira

Co-Founder Nubank

Part 1: Climate and Agriculture

Part 2: Digital Money & Biotech

Part 3: E-Commerce and Space

Bloomberg Quicktake

Founding Partners

Global organizations that span sectors and geographies, drawn together by a desire to shape a more equitable economic future


Knowledge Partner

Research and insight informing public and private strategies


Spotlight Economy Partner

Emerging economies that have outsized ideas and influence


Research Partner

Bloomberg experts providing cutting-edge intelligence

Founding Partners

Global organizations that span sectors and geographies, drawn together by a desire to shape a more equitable economic future


Knowledge Partner

Research and insight informing public and private strategies


Spotlight Economy Partner

Emerging economies that have outsized ideas and influence


Research Partner

Bloomberg experts providing cutting-edge intelligence

April 20, 2021

The Ascent of Digital Money

New Economy Conversations with Andrew Browne

Covid-19 has accelerated a monetary revolution. Can digital money reshape the architecture of the global financial system? And will blockchain technology replace the modern corporation with more fluid — and more accountable — alternatives?

November 2020

New Economy Forum

Virtual

The third annual forum, co-hosted by Bloomberg and the China Center for Economic Exchanges (CCIEE), joined global leaders from East and West virtually to confront the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic – and contribute new thinking on how to respond to the worst crisis since the Great Depression.