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Cambridge Suptech Lab survey finds that uptake of supervisory technology (suptech) is driving rapid response in consumer protection and greater financial inclusion.

Professor Robert Wardrop talks about why his elective ‘New Venture Finance’ is the most popular choice on the MBA programme and why when he co-founded the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) in 2015, it was the first of its kind in the world.

Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge, appointed as Non-Executive Director of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) board effective today (19 February).

Cambridge Centre for Alternative (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School reveals the Cambridge Digital Money Dashboard (CDMD) to provide empirical data and analysis on privately-issued stablecoins.

Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School and the World Economic Forum, launched at 2024 Davos Annual Meeting, highlights underpinnings of growth and future challenges for the global fintech industry.

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) join forces again to explore the impact of fintech on MSMEs in Asia Pacific (APAC).

This novel update released by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) as part of the Cambridge Digital Assets Programme (CDAP) presents a new study that estimates Ethereum's historical emissions debt to be 27.5 MtCO2e and current yearly emissions to be 2.8 KtCO2e, highlighting the impact of The Merge from an environmental perspective. This tool marks the latest addition to the Cambridge Blockchain Network Sustainability Index and provides a wide range of pertinent insights into Ethereum before and after The Merge.

Joint report from University of Cambridge and Inter-American Development Bank provides key assessments of cryptoasset industry from private and public sector perspectives.

An examination of the underlying assumptions behind the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) has led to its first major revision since its launch in 2019 – a response to evidence indicating a periodic overestimation of electricity consumption.

A new study has been published by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), at Cambridge Judge Business School, providing insights and preliminary analysis on the potential use of digital assets (DAs) to facilitate cash-based transfer (CBT) in a humanitarian context. Entitled ‘Considering digital assets for humanitarian cash-based transfers’, the study identifies which humanitarian aid environments are most likely to see benefit and value-add from adopting DA-based CBT operations.

A new digital platform from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance will provide insights to the historical and current environmental impact of various blockchain networks, starting with Ethereum.

The global footprint of the UK’s fintech industry is visualised in a new digital map launched by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance in collaboration with Innovate Finance.

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