The Clean Money Revolution : Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism (book)

Authors: Joel Solomon with Tyee Bridge From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world. The dirty money of “business as usual” is on the brink, wedged between catastrophic climate change and the demographic tidal wave of Millennials pounding the consumer table for real … Read more

Australian blockchain-driven startup ShareRing just raised $3.8 million

Sharing economy startup ShareRing has closed a $3.8 million capital raising which will be used to build the development team, app development and marketing strategy. The seed round for the platform aggregating share economy services was raised from friend and family investors in six weeks. ShareRing, founded last year by Tim Bos, Rohan Le Page, … Read more

Doughnut economics : seven ways to think like a 21st century economist (book)

Author: Kate Raworth Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and social challenges that define our times. Pity then, or more like disaster, that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet … Read more

Fintechs move to provide an alternative to banks

Last week I jointly released, with Fintech Australia and, a research report that outlines the steps to be taken by fintech lenders to increase transparency and disclosure. The report, Fintech lending to small and medium sized (SME) enterprises: Improving transparency and disclosure, analyses the different approaches to disclosure across the fintech industry, and makes recommendations … Read more