A Short Animation That Unravels The Mystery Behind The Banking Industry

Mar 15, 2015
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?

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."
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