NCET Tech Bite – Fintech, Bitcoins, Blockchain and More – Nov 16

Tech Bite

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Dusty Wunderlich

Dusty Wunderlich

Fintech, Bitcoins, Blockchain and More

From the way we exchange money using new financial tools, to how we build and track our budgets, people around the world are revolutionizing the way they think and interact with money. Lawmakers are having a hard time keeping up with innovators in the space that so directly impacts our lives. Misunderstanding of modern tools and a long-standing distrust of financial industries leaves most people feeling a little lost. On November 16, join NCET and Dusty Wunderlich, an entrepreneur and CEO of Bristlecone Holdings as he weeds through the noise to help better understand the push and pull in the financial industry today.

This presentation will delve in fintech the integration of technology into finance

  • Current financial climate and the prognosis for the future
  • Why is fintech important to you and what companies are playing in this sphere
  • How fintech improve current structures and efficiencies
  • Bitcoin vs. blockchain
  • Tools you can use today to simplify your financial world

Attendees will leave with clarity and understanding around trending topics, as well as an introduction to some tech tools to improve their financial management, and a glimpse into the future of how blockchain will integrate into our lives across all businesses.

NCET members may bring an unlimited number of guests at member prices. Join before you RSVP for this event and your savings will pay for some of all of your membership!

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
11:00 am > 1:00 pm
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  • $25 – NCET members
  • $35 – non-members

NEW! Tables for 8 – includes premium location at front of room, table signage, and recognition from the podium during luncheon.

  • $200 – NCET members
  • $280 – non-members

NCET events have been selling out! RSVP early so you don’t miss this great event.

The Fine Print:

  • Advance reservations required. RSVP by 3:00 pm on the Tuesday before the lunch. (Sorry, walk-ins not available)
  • We encourage you to pay in advance—there is a $10 service charge for payment at the door.
  • No-shows will be charged the full amount of the reservation unless cancelled at least 48 hours before the event.

NCET members receive substantial discounts on NCET events. Your membership pays for itself quickly. Join NCET now and save!


Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno NV 89502

About Our Speaker

Dusty Wunderlich is an entrepreneur and CEO of Bristlecone Holdings, a fintech startup pioneering new lending models to reach underserved consumers through financing products designed for distinct industries. Dusty is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, was named 2015 Technology Advocate of the Year by Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, and is a 2014 recipient of the Reno Gazette Journal’s 20 Under 40 Award. Dusty founded the Bristlecone Foundation a nonprofit dedicated to the financial well-being of the average consumer and driving innovation at the community level, an evolution of his original endeavor known as the Growing Worldwide Opportunity Foundation. He currently serves as chairman of the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum and is an active board member of the Barracuda Championship.

Prior to Bristlecone Holdings, he founded Optimum Strategy Group, an institutional advisory firm and served as a Principal and Advisor at DCA Capital Partners,a leading strategic advisory firm. Bristlecone Holdings was named the 2015 Company of the Year and the 2015 Exponential Start-Up Award by Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada. Dusty’s experience in investment banking and private equity on a global scale combined with stellar ability to lead and get shit done has sparked a wildfire among data scientists and fintech investors.He recognized frustration in a marketplace hungry for innovation and is devoted to making effective change. Dusty’s broad worldview, collaborative mindset and ability to overcome drives his political activism in his home state of Nevada. Dusty builds a better business environment everywhere he goes. Follow @Dusty Wunderlich on twitter.

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NCET Tech Bite Sponsorship Opportunities
Luncheon Sponsorships – $500 per luncheon Luncheon Display Tables
• Logo and live link on four emails sent to 7,000 of Northern Nevada business, community and educational leaders.

• Logo and live link on NCET’s Tech Bite webpage

• Mention on NCET’s Facebook pages• Recognition at luncheon

• Logo displayed in onscreen before luncheon begins

• Opportunity to distribute literature and other handouts to attendees

• Sponsorships include a display table and two tickets to that month’s luncheon.

Looking for an inexpensive way to promote your business?

NCET offers display table space exclusively to NCET members at each Tech Bite luncheon for the bargain price of just $100 for a full table.

You can use your table for collateral and displays, to hand out information, to pass out pamphlets or to greet attendees. This is a great way to highlight your services and promote your business!

You can reserve your display table as you purchase your ticket to the luncheon.


For more information, contact Dave Archer at (775) 315-7635 or to take advantage of these opportunities.


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