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10 March 2021 by Niloy Bal

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Privacy-preserving exchange?
Manta Network recently closed a USD$1.1M funding round to create a fully private decentralized exchange. At the moment, some would consider the blockchain too transparent for a number of finance transactions enabling someone to see the transaction and commit it with a higher fee before you do. Perhaps privacy is important on the blockchain after all?Manta wants to create an automated market maker exchange on Polkadot that would feature fully private swaps, and obfuscate wallet addresses (among other attributes). Could a privacy-preserving decentralized finance stack be a reality sooner than we think?https://cointelegraph.com/news/manta-aims-to-bring-a-private-decentralized-exchange-to-polkadot-with-1-1m-raiseImage by V
4 March 2021 by Daniella Trai...

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NAB Swallows Up Neobank 86 400
In the space of just two months, the ranks of Australian consumer neobanks has halved from four to two, although the respective pathways could not be more different.NAB announced today the acquisition of Cuscal-owned & backed, 86 400 in a deal worth $220m.This marks a fantastic return for Robert Bell & his team who have ploughed a successful furrow into mortgage-lending, as well as offering a cool banking-app experience with solidly performing tech.Volt is now standing proud as the sole remaining independent neobank and UP continues to perform well.https://www.itnews.com.au/news/nab-to-buy-out-neobank-86-400-560381
29 January 2021 by Ben Ford

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3D investing - risk, return, sustainability
The Thinking Ahead Institute has coined the phrase “3D investing”, which is the idea that in addition to the traditional axes
27 January 2021 by Lynn Wood

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How super is your superannuation?
Many Australians worry about not having enough money in retirement. But traditional financial advice is expensive and time consuming. Sydney-based fintech mProjections wants to give every Australian confidence in their financial future. mProjections has developed an easy and useful “super report” that is available online and on demand for a very low annual fee. The report empowers you (and your financial advisor if you use one) to take action now to increase your retirement income in the future.  It’s suitable for all super fund members, including SMSFs.  Team pictured L to R:  Frank Ashe, Antik Kapoor and Derek Condell.   https://mprojections.com.au/
18 January 2021 by Jennifer Harr...

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Social bond market rockets during COVID
COVID-19 prompted rapid growth in the burgeoning social bond market, which grew sevenfold in a single year, Bloomberg Ne
12 January 2021 by Lynn Wood