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It’s not just about value or growth for Holon’s Behncke – Holon’s Photon Fund featured in the AFR

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager and the Holon Photon Fund were profiled by William McInnes, The Australian Financial Review in the feature “It’s not just about value or growth for Holon’s Behncke”, 12th April, 2021.  Below...

Six D thinking: The two sectors set to deliver investors explosive ‘exponential’ growth

Six D thinking: The two sectors set to deliver investors explosive ‘exponential’ growth Most investors have a natural bias to investing in their local market and in what they understand. It is not easy to find the time –...

Holon Global takes stake in the bank of the future

PRESS RELEASE  Monday 29th March 2021 Holon Global takes stake in the bank of the future   Holon Global makes a strategic investment in Avanti Financial Group that is setting the direction for future banking This innovation investment is...

Web 3.0 – The new investment megatrend that will eclipse Web 2.0

I started my investment career a month before the tech wreck in April 2000. If there was one major lesson I learned over the last twenty years, it’s that I should have been more focused on the fundamental changes...

Bevan Slattery: A tech innovators success story

The regional Queensland centre of Rockhampton is not generally a place you associate with Australian tech innovators, but it is where one of Australia’s leading internet entrepreneurs and experts grew up. Bevan Slattery is far from a household name,...

Q4 Market Pulse -What has the reporting season revealed? An acceleration of the digital economy, supported by several robust tailwinds

Our research team bring you their key market insights for the quarter.  You can access Q4 -2020 – Holon Market Pulse here. 

Podcast : Morgans Conversations : Heath Behncke, Managing Director of Holon Global Investments

In today’s episode of Morgans Conversations, we chat with Heath Behncke from Holon Global Investments.   Heath has been involved in equity markets for nearly two decades and started Holon as a fund to invest with a growth stance.  Heath...

Holon launches their innovation fund in Europe for global investors

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release March 2021 Holon launches their innovation fund in Europe for global investors   Holon Global Investments (Holon) announced the official launch of the Holon Photon Fund (open-ended fund in SICAV) in Europe, for European...

Why MicroStrategy has successfully become the best Bitcoin proxy around

With the soaring price of Bitcoin investors could be forgiven for being a little anxious about the best way to invest in Bitcoin. After all, private keys, blockchains and decentralisation can be intimidating concepts.  This is particularly true at...

5 reasons why Big Tech shares won’t crash in 2021

There is growing talk that technology stocks are overvalued and vulnerable to a crash in 2021, with the Nasdaq Composite Index up 60% since January 2020 and 110% since the Covid-19 market lows in March 2020.  But while some...

Be Brave: The Web 3.0 technology solving the Big Brother internet privacy crisis

I recently made the startling discovery that in just two months, more than 50,328 trackers and ads tried to target me on the internet. They were snooping on my activity and collecting and storing my data on an industrial...

Holon Photon Fund takes position in NASDAQ-listed MicroStrategy (MSTR) to give Australian investors unique exposure to Bitcoin

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release 11/02/2021 Holon Photon Fund takes position in NASDAQ-listed MicroStrategy (MSTR) to give Australian investors unique exposure to Bitcoin   Holon Photon Fund makes a 6% allocation in MicroStrategy, to gain exposure to Bitcoin The...

The 5 steps to protect purchasing power against surging inflation

Most investors believe that while inflation remains a risk, it has been relatively benign for some time. Official inflation figures show prices have been rising at a steady clip of around 2% per year. But the reality is much...

Why Bitcoin is better than money

Investors would no doubt have seen headlines around Christmas about the remarkable surge of Bitcoin. The digital currency is now trading at $33,472, after rising 156% in just three months. The recent Bitcoin move is remarkable, and it is...

Founder profile: How Rod Drury used network effect to turn Xero into a global software giant

Many investors might not know that Rod Drury started cloud accounting software giant Xero in an Auckland apartment. Despite those humble origins, the company has surged to 2.45 million subscribers for its cloud products around the world and a...

The new rules of investing for 2021

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Holon Global Investments, was featured by Tony Featherstone in the Financial Review discussing “The new rules of investing for 2021”.  Tony preludes the discussion by suggesting that: “…The first ...

ROKU: The streaming giant you’ve never heard of

Even though we had a significant lead time in understanding their value propositions, many Australian investors still underestimated the global investment opportunity of companies such as Afterpay and Xero.  But it’s not just Australians who underestimate the world outside...

The 3 big rules of wealth creation in 2021

There is no doubt that 2020 was one of the most remarkable years of most investors’ lives. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world. Global economies are struggling and policy makers are spending and printing unprecedented sums of money...

Why Web 3.0 is a threat and opportunity for portfolios

Most investors are no doubt aware of the impact of Web 1.0 (the birth of the internet delivering things like websites) and Web 2.0 – which gave us the likes of blogs and social media – have had on...

Q3 Market Pulse -What has the 2020 reporting season revealed? The digital economy accelerating, old world stalling

Our research team bring you their key market insights for the quarter.  You can access Q3 -2020 – Holon Market Pulse here. 

‘This time it’s different’: Bitcoin eyes new all-time high as big money piles in.

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Holon Global Investments, was quoted by Dominic Powell and Alex Druce in their article from ‘The Age‘ discussing “This time it’s different’: Bitcoin eyes new all-time high as big money...

Bitcoin the future of money

We believe that we’re seeing the emergence of a new parallel global financial system being built from the ground up, underpinned by market-based money. ‘Bitcoin’ represents a technological breakthrough and paradigm shift in monetary policy. Is Bitcoin the future...

‘Constrained’ Biden Presidency set to lift markets – Tim Davies, Research Director featured by SMH/The Age

Tim Davies, our Research Director at Holon Global Investments, was quoted by Charlotte Grieve in her article from ‘The Age‘ discussing “‘Constrained’, Biden presidency set to lift markets”, saying that: “…President Biden would seek to stimulate the economy out...

The Innovators – Episode 5 – Fractonium talk about the fractionalisation of gold in emerging markets all built on Algorand tech

Jonathan caught up with Tim Lea, Founder & CEO of Fractonium. Fractonium is developing a funding platform that turns traditional Corporate Funding on its head. By tokenising the fractional ownership of assets, revenue flows and debt, we enable organisations...

How global healthcare disruption can make you money – Holon Global Investments featured in the AFR

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager was featured by Tony Featherstone, The Australian Financial Review in the article “How global heathcare disruption can make you money”, 17th October, 2020.  Below is an extract from the feature, the full article...

Why the 2020s are looking like the 1970s – Asset Allocation

Who should read this? You have to put your money somewhere – how do financial advisors providing asset allocation advice for their clients and self-directed investors navigate the road ahead? We evaluate the success of the 60/40 asset allocation...

Understanding the Consumer Price Index

There are few economic assessments that impact our lives more than the subtle methodology changes used to calculate inflation through the Consumer Price Index. Consumer Price Index (CPI)  heavily influences the level where central banks, such as the US...

The role of Gold

The role of Gold in history Gold’s allure led it to become a symbol of immortality and power across ancient cultures since 5,000 BC. Gold’s rarity and aesthetic qualities made it an ideal material for ruling classes to demonstrate...

How do Governments and Central Banks influence Money?

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a global slowdown never before experienced. As countries went into lockdown during 2020, governments and central banks were forced to implement unprecedented economic support programs, likely to cost US$50T, in order to cushion the...

Digital Infrastructure and Innovation – The new core portfolio of the 2020s

Today The Mega Cap 7 The hard infrastructure assets required to power the global digital economy are mostly owned and operated by 7 global technology companies: Alibaba Amazon  Apple  Facebook Google  Microsoft Tencent They have a market capitalisation of...

How to profit from global disruption – Holon Global Investments featured in the AFR

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager was featured by Tony Featherstone, The Australian Financial Review in the article “How to Profit from Global Disruption”, 5th September, 2020.  Below is an extract from the feature, the full article can be...

Holon Market Pulse – Q2 2020 reporting season – digital economy accelerating, old world stalling

This is the first quarterly Holon Market Pulse.  Our research team will bring you their key market insights for the quarter.  You can access Q2 -2020 – reporting season – digital economy accelerating, old world stalling here. 

SAFAA 2020 – The industry in 3D – PANEL: The tech story : judging investment

SAFAA 2020 panel moderated by Vic Jokovic, CEO, Chi-X Investment in the tech sector has been steadily rising for years and market volatility and COVID-19 brought yet more focus to bear on the sector. Clients want to invest and...

The Innovators – Episode 4 – OCI talk the fundamentals needed for successful AI & ML projects in the financial sector

Jonathan caught up with Tonya Ehlmann, Director of Strategy and AI/ML for Object Computing Inc. (OCI).  OCI are the innovators, shaping the future of how AI & Ml is used in global fortune 500 companies, including the financial sector. Their...

The Innovators – Episode 3 – Horizen talk about zero-knowledge proof cryptography and real-world use cases for Blockchain

   Jonathan caught up with Robert Viglione, Co-founder and President of Horizen and CEO at Horizen Labs. Horizen are the innovators, shaping the future of blockchain technology and unlocking its power for real-world use cases. Their conversation covered...

The Innovators – Episode 2 – Algorand talks about their Layer-1 innovation and the trilemma in blockchain

  Jonathan caught up with Steve Kokinos, CEO at Algorand. Algorand are the innovators shaping the future of finance. Their conversation covered the Trilemma of blockchain, Atomic Transfers, Smart Contracts in Layer-1 and the following questions were discussed:  ...

The Innovators – Episode 1 – Polymath talk about STO Innovation

  Jonathan caught up with Graeme Moore, Head of Tokenization at Polymath for Episode 1 of The Innovators. Polymath are the innovators shaping the future of security tokens.  Their conversation covered STO innovation, and the following questions were discussed:...

Libra … A New Global Currency?

Business beyond borders with Cynthia Dearin with Heath Behncke, Founder and Managing Director of Holon Global Investments   Everybody’s talking about the Libra, a new cryptocurrency proposed by Facebook, which advocates claim could transform the businesses and the lives...

The Libra digital currency: Intro to the regulatory and technical issues

12th December 2019 Hosted by The Allens Hub, a joint initative by Allens – Linklaters and UNSW. Heath Behncke, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Holon Global Investments speaks on the future of digital currencies and why it is...

A third of the world is locked out of basic banking

The Libra Association indicates how badly treated our most financially vulnerable communities are when it comes to finance: • That 1.7 billion people (31 per cent) of the globe is unbanked or underbanked. • The lowest income earners are...

Holon Global Innovations wants a stronger Australian economy

The stated aim of Holon Global Innovations is to develop a consortium of Australian partners to support successful application of the Libra Association and to operate a validator node locally. Holon Innovations is pleased to announce that Stone and...

Holon Global Innovations develops a group of committed partners

Holon Innovations now has a wide range of partner firms and universities including Autonomous, ANU, Apollo Capital, Block Ledger, Christmas Jalili, Fractonium, Gilbert + Tobin, Holon Global Investments, Mihell & Lycos, Mindhive, Mine Digital, Piper Alderman, Prismatick, RMIT, UNSW,...

What does the Libra digital currency mean for Australia – Challenges and Opportunities

What does the Libra digital currency mean for Australia – Challenges and Opportunities Hosted by Bradley Hughes & Blockchain Sydney, 20th August 2019 Event Speakers : Tim Lea, CEO Fractonium Luke Behncke, CEO Libra Australia Bradley Hughes, Event Moderator...

User case #3 – Sending money overseas cheaply

Global money transfer seems to be the last frontier for the current financial system to take high fees, take too long transferring and then not explain why (on either count). An argument for Libra includes a strong desire to...

User case #2: Privacy and digital currencies

How private is my information in the current world? Not really very secure? Could be better? The bigger question is who else has personal data (i.e., governments, etc) ….and who own’s it? This is the crux of the matter...

User case #1: Digital currencies may offer benefits – a closer look

It could appear counter intuitive to argue that a country like Australia with a relatively stable currency (AUD) would benefit from a digital currency. That may be the case if NSW traded mainly with Victoria and QlD but that...

What’s the big deal? Global digitalisation and financial services, Libra and national digital currencies

Key Points The recent announcement of the Libra Association, whose future activity has the potential to establish itself as a global digital currency with new financial infrastructure, has re-stimulated discussion on national digital currencies in the context of innovations...

Global digitalisation – Australia’s exposure in the global economy

The accelerated evolution of connectivity, most notably the rise of the internet and smartphones, and recent advances in digital infrastructure, such as cloud computing and distributed ledger technology, has radically shifted business models. Organisations can now deliver products and...

Transformative innovation – scaling business for the global economy

Transformative innovation is not just ‘new ways of doing things’, but that it significantly changes the nature of ‘doing things’ themselves. There is no more profound example than the evolution of connectivity, most notably the rise of the internet...

Community Endowment Fund

Investing is our thing, we’re great at it – and investing in our communities is just as important to us (and it’s a privilege too!). It’s time to give back, and where better than community and sporting clubs. These...