Transforming Finance: Alternative Finance To Bring Capitalism Into 21st Century

UK alternative energy crowdfunding platform Abundance shared the preceding trailer on their blog this week. The trailer is for an upcoming documentary called Transforming Finance. The film is sponsored by The Finance Innovation Lab and aims to “inspire a financial system that sustains people and planet.”

The thesis behind the documentary is a heavy one. The trailer makes a case that today’s economy is built with the interests of financial institutions in mind, and largely at the expense of small businesses, individuals and our planet’s ecology. The film posulates that alternative finance (including crowdfunding) is a means by which we can modernize the economy and

Abundance co-founder Bruce Davis is quoted in the trailer and will make an appearance in the final film.

The next 100 years of money is going to be about how quickly we can democratize finance and how quickly we can take power back as individuals and start to do something about all the problems that we see around us.Brad Davis, Abundance

So do you agree with the thesis of the film? Let us know in the comments.

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