Money is at the heart of any economic activity. People hope for more money to leave poverty or to be able to fulfill their desires. The financial crisis taught us that the connection between real money and its attributed value can be lost. Read about money in the 21st century, about new mediums of exchange, basic income, and alternative forms of payment.

A Bank for Everyone

Blockchain technology offers cheap, secure and easily available banking services and might revolutionize trade in the Global South.

» more

Investing in Friends

Small investment groups called chamas are a big phenomenon in Kenya. People join to purchase land, start a business, or even to buy their Friday night beers.

» more

The Next BIG Thing

Basic Income Guarantees (BIG) were once laughed at as utopian. But they are already today changing the lives of millions worldwide – especially in the south.

» more