A Short Animation That Unravels The Mystery Behind The Banking Industry
Mar 15, 2015
That's the latest question posed by Kurzgesagt, an award-winning German design and animation company based in Munich. Their names mean "in a nutshell" in German. Founded in 2013, they launched their own YouTube channel with the goal of making information and education fun, because "nothing in this universe is boring if you tell a good story."
Over the last few years, the banking industry has gotten a pretty bad reputation. That's not without reason, of course, since the extremely short-sighted and incredibly risky business practices they employed nearly caused a global economic collapse in 2008, crushing the housing market and ruining millions of people's lives. But were banks always such large, overly complicated beasts?