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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and World Economic Forum host MENA Regional Fintech Roundtable

Two-day virtual event convenes central bankers, regulators, development organisations and leading FinTech firms to examine practical partnerships for digital finance growth. Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the World Economic Forum have announced the successful completion…

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Representation matters: the MBA startup creating African stories

We meet a Cambridge MBA alumnus creating children's books that address the gap in the market for African literature for the very young. Kunda Kids is a dynamic content creation studio that is innovating at pace to "inspire the next…

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BBC: We, the three Queens of Africa

Micheline Ntiru, a Cambridge MBA alumna (MBA 2009), is co-host of the YouTube Channel We 3 Queens of Africa. She recently appeared on BBC The She World programme, which focuses on the life experiences of women in today’s Africa. Watch…

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Jumping into alternative finance

Cambridge alumnus Hunter Sims (MBA 2018) shares his career insights after a leap from a finance career in banking in the USA, to heading up Operations at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. When Hunter…

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Double whammy

Health crisis from pandemic worsens economic issues in Middle East and Northern Africa, says Dr Kamiar Mohaddes. Dr Kamiar Mohaddes The health crisis from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic exacerbates economic problems in the Middle East and North Africa caused by…

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New report sheds light on financing for off-grid solar

The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), based at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, have published a joint report that examines a wide range of financing solutions for delivering Off Grid Solar (OGS) electricity…

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2019 Business in Africa Conference

The conference is one of the largest annual conferences held at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and attracts business leaders, students and professionals with an interest in business in Africa as well as other emerging markets. The annual Business in…

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Cambridge Independent: Cambridge startup aids African farmers

A startup founded by Executive MBA alumnus Tom Ellum (EMBA 2016) is aiming to help farmers in Africa to sell their products abroad. “We are building a farm-to-fork platform for sustainably and ethically-sourced food from farmers in Africa,” Tom says.…

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Venturing forth: GlobalTravelWallet

A digital alternative to cash – that's the idea behind GlobalTravelWallet, a startup that is supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School. Founder and CEO Segun Oni…

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Enterprise in Africa

Local context matters for entrepreneurship in developing countries where Western ideas of profit may not fit the 'collectivist' culture, says article by Laura Claus and Dr Neil Stott of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Neil Stott While "entrepreneurship" may be…

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