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PRESS RELEASE: GASO is finalist for Money Awareness & Inclusion Awards 2022


We are very pleased to announce that META-DeFi (Mitigating Emerging Threat Actors of Decentralized Finance) by Global Anti-scam (GASO) has reached the final round of The Money Awareness and Inclusion Awards, or “the MAIAs” for 2022, in the Best Crypto Education Project category.

Michael Gilmore, founder of the MAIAs, said: “We received 150 high-quality entries from all over the world for these inaugural awards, and so for META-DeFi by Global Anti-scam to reach this finalist stage is an impressive achievement. Our judging panel includes academics, influencers, fin-tech entrepreneurs, and journalists, all of whom care deeply that financial literacy spreads faster across the world, to reduce inequalities and encourage advancement. The finalists they have selected are some of the best financial literacy projects in the world.”

The 2022 MAIA finalists come from more than 15 different countries across the globe, from Peru to Malaysia, from Finland to Ghana, and show the incredible range of work being done by people and organisations to help spread financial understanding.

• from university-developed courses to YouTube cartoons made by a teenager;

• from ground-breaking academic research to a global anti-scam initiative;

• from the latest apps to a good old-fashioned, real-world museum.

The 2022 winners of MAIA will be announced via a livestream award show on LinkedIn on May 31. Follow the MAIAs on social media or subscribe for free on our website for the latest details and to see if META-DeFi by Global Anti-scam wins!

About the Money Awareness and Inclusion Awards

Conceived to 'Make Money Better', the MAIA is a new entity focused on raising awareness of the many problems poor financial literacy causes, while also finding the best solutions from all over the world - and shining a light on them via a high-profile awards system judged by leading academics, NGOs, journalists, influencers, and asset managers.

The MAIAs are truly grateful for the support of their 2022 sponsors: Lanturn, a boutique fintech firm specialising in corporate and fund services; Endowus, a Singapore headquartered digital wealth platform; Bitmex Academy, a multimedia crypto education platform, The Fry Group, an international tax and financial advisory organisation and Albizia Capital, a boutique fund manager.



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