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Understanding the right time to make your next money move is the key to building true generational wealth. While it is next to impossible to perfectly time the highest or lowest value of an asset or the direction of the marketplace, it is possible to plan a shift of your wealth into the most valuable asset class of that time based on a specific methodology.

Mike Maloney explained a methodology based on the belief that long-term cycles might be the key to unlocking exponential growth, also known as ‘’Wealth Cycles’’. It’s worth noting that Wealth Cycles aren’t a new tool…

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Hatchworks has conducted due diligence on Prosus, a multinational media conglomerate investment group. Prosus focuses on online companies, especially in emerging countries and regions such as Russia, India, China, South America, South East Asia, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe and Africa.

In 2001, the South African media company Naspers invested around $32M in what was then a relatively new tech startup in China: Tencent Holdings. During the next 20 years, Tencent became the world’s biggest video games business by revenue and China’s largest social media operation. Naspers investment gave them a 31% stake in Tencent.

For years, Naspers’s…

Image for post delivered a satisfactory Q3 2020 (October to December 2020), headlined by continued acceleration in new customer registration growth, with nearly 25,000 new traders registering on the platform. This is up 300% from the previous quarter (c.6,000 registrations) and up from 4,477 for the same period in the previous year.

This is our strongest Q3 growth in the 3 years since we launched, and is driven by expansion across all unrestricted geographies, led by Africa and other regions in Asia.

This period was once again dominated by coronavirus, massive government stimulus packages, and cuts to interest rates. Historically during recessions…

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A few weeks ago SXDT holders were informed about unclaimed rewards that have accumulated in the rewards smart contract over a 2.5 year period, as the firm has distributed over 7,000 ETH driven by business performance. The unclaimed figure (c. 2,000 ETH), after accounting for c. 100 individuals who got in touch requesting their unclaimed rewards to remain unclaimed, would be put to work in one out of five options that were presented to the community over a webinar earlier this month. These options were Idle, Recycle, Burn, Rubicon and Blitz.

The community was then polled via email and…

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Hatchworks conducted due diligence on Arrival, a UK-based electric vehicle start-up focused on offering electric commercial vehicles (rather than selling to consumers), primarily vans and buses.

Arrival is set to merge via a SPAC (Special Purpose Aquisition Company), called CIIG Merger Corp, ‘’CIIC”, ran by U.S. businessman Peter Cuneo. It is expected to go through Q1 2021 and is a deal that gives Arrival an enterprise valuation of $5.4 billion (up from a $3.5 billion private valuation in January 2020). This will give Arrival a ‘’Unicorn’’ status.

The newly combined company, “Arrival Group”, expects to raise in the region of…

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Hatchworks has prepared a report on Bitcoin, introducing a framework known as The Grid, to assist institutional investors in better understanding Bitcoin’s place in the broader asset landscape now and in the future.

In context of the systemic shock our global economy has faced owing to the pandemic, ongoing debasing of fiat currencies and global debt levels have reached all-time-highs in 2020. As a result we believe systemic stress has increased. Central banks continue to ease and in major stock markets such as the U.S, …

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Hatchworks has conducted due diligence on Northrop Grumman, one of American’s leader in the Aerospace & Defence sector with 90,000 employees that aims to solve the biggest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace.

Northrop Grumman operates in the following segments:

  • Aeronautics Systems: Design, development, integration and production of manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics and other systems and subsystems.
  • Defence Systems: Development and production of small, medium and large caliber ammunition, precision weapons/munitions, high performance gun systems and propellant and energetic materials.
  • Missions Systems: A leader in advanced end-to-end mission solutions and multifunction systems for DoD…

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Hatchworks recently attended an informative webinar about CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) organised by OMFIF and has separately conducted research into the topic. CBDC is a concept created by central banks (CB) and allows people to hold deposits directly with them instead of storing deposits at commercial banks.

However, this itself can create systematic risks for commercial banks as they use deposit funding for lending; fewer deposits will lead to less money for this purpose. The ‘fear’ by commercial banks is that Central Banks (CB) could use this new digital monetary system to offer loans directly to consumers.

A study…

Image for post has delivered another satisfactory quarter of performance in the second quarter of its third financial year (July to September 2020).

Y3 Q2 Results:

  • The number of traders by the end of this quarter rose to 4,413 with 1,143 of these actively trading during this quarter.
  • The number of registrations is fast approaching 50,000. From that number, over 6,000 registered within this quarter alone. This is up nearly 30% year-on-year (there were 4,640 registrations in Q2 of Y2).
  • Volume traded during this quarter was $3,598,537 (+35% q-o-q and at an all time quarterly high).

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Hatchworks has conducted due diligence on Danone, a leading global food & beverage company that is built on the following product lines:

  1. Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products — 52% of Danone’s revenue.
  2. Waters — 18.2% revenue.
  3. Specialized Nutrition — 29.8% revenue.

Danone was founded in 1919 and has sold products to over 120 markets. Comprising a diversified portfolio, Danone includes many popular and well known brands such as Activa, Actimel, Alpro, Vega, Silk and many more. Danone aims to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices.

Headquartered in Paris, France, Danone is listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange…

Oto Suvari

Heading up the group’s R&D activities for Hatchworks.

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