The cryptocurrency world has been blowing up this last month with Facebook announcing the launch of Libra. Although India is holding out, the hype continues across the world. The social media network announced that Libra’s mission is to “enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people”. With zero fees and almost instant transfers, Libra will be faster and cheaper than traditional payments, especially sending money overseas to make “sending money as easy as sending a photo”, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. We just have to wait and see if it’s everything Zuckerberg is making it out to be.
Meanwhile, in the real world, a gym that’s been rocking the scene for a while now is Missfit and this month we managed to speak to the woman behind it Kate Beeley, who tells us all about her journey from the world of cinema to the world of fitness. Missfit, a female-only gym in terms of clients and trainers. “The idea,” says Kate, “is to help women lead active happy lives.”
Our Melbourne cover features Srikanth Lokesh and Abhishek Kandi, two friends with a singular mission to create a global services company that offers the best in terms of mortgage as well as taxation services. Abhishek brings with him accounting and mortgage expertise, while Srikanth is a chartered account and CPA with a host of other qualifications in finance. Together, they created the Infinity Group of Services, a formidable force in mortgage and taxation.
In Adelaide, builders Sukhvinder Singh and Mukhtiar Singh Ramgarhia are making waves. The directors of DGN Homes, tell readers why Adelaide is a great place to invest at the moment. “Adelaide is one of the most affordable cities in Australia and offers a relaxing lifestyle with thriving arts and culture, and food and bar scenes—it offers great liveability. Adelaide has managed to dodge much of the “property market crashing” that Sydney and Melbourne have been bearing the brunt of,” say these builders. More from them in their own words.