Good reads – our curated news review of the month August 2021

Sep 2, 2021

Our news review this month is primarily about investing. How do couples like the founder of one of the world's largest crypto exchanges handle it? What are the differences of ESG, SRI and impact investing and how has impact investing changed?

Let's go:

Together with the financial heroines, the magazine Emotion encourages this: Let's talk about money! And also and especially as a couple. How can costs best be shared and how can we even invest together? And even if it seems unromantic: What happens in case of illness, separation or death? (article in German)

Sustainable investment is sometimes not so easy to understand. What are ESG (= Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance), SRI (Socially Responsible Investing) and Impact Investing? Entrepreneur provides the definitions and also names the differences.

(GIIN) asked almost 300 of the world's leading impact investors about their investment activity in 2019 and their plans for 2020. The result is probably the most comprehensive market report of the industry, which depicts both the developments of the last ten years and an outlook on the challenges the market will face in the future. A very informative read! 

Eric Demuth is the founder of the crypto exchange Bitpanda. With a valuation of 3.5 billion euros and three million users, his company is not only a tech unicorn, but also plays in the upper league of the crypto industry worldwide. If you now think that his entire fortune is in cryptoassets, you are mistaken. Demuth's investment behaviour is unexpectedly conservative, with a focus on equities and ETFs and an investment horizon of at least ten years. Learn more in his cash review. (article in German)

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