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Yahoo Finance: 15 fastest growing fintech companies

A study on fintech and Covid-19 co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance featured in the article. The joint study with the World Bank showed that “fintech companies on average saw their transaction volumes increase by 13% in the…

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Yahoo Finance: Blockchain technology is evolving exponentially

A report co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), explains “how blockchain technology has become more and more institutional to the benefit of end-users.” The report written by Keith Bear and Michel Rauchs form the CCAF and published…

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Phys.org: An app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets

Study co-authored by Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Reader in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School develops app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets. "Platforms or apps of such companies as Amazon or Tripadvisor serve as a kind of filtering…

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Crypto selection

Study co-authored by Dr Andrei Kirilenko of Cambridge Judge Business School, presented at CERF in the City event, develops app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets. Consumers regularly choose books, music, travel destinations and other activities based on…

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Barron’s: Most Bitcoin is made in China. Competitors are chipping away

Michel Rauchs, Research Assistant at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative, comments on Bitcoin mining in China. He says that cheap electricity is not the only metric any more as investors “are also weighing regulatory risk and management quality.” Michel adds:…

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Crowdfund Insider: The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches collaboration network

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, launches global collaboration network. The Cambridge Alternative Finance Collaboration Network will facilitate cross-regional and sectoral knowledge to fulfill its goal of “informing decisions related to financial inclusion, economic…

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Knowledge network launched to support the sustainable development of fintech markets

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) today launched the Cambridge Alternative Finance Collaboration Network (CAFCN), a global network providing the necessary infrastructure and expertise to deliver critical research, digital tools and education programmes, at scale, to support decision making…

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FinExtra: Covid-19 caused uneven growth across fintech

A global study looking at fintech growth during Covid-19 co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in FinExtra. The study found that “while 12 out of 13 fintech sectors reported year-on-year growth during…

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Financial Times: Regulators speed up fintech plans as Covid spreads

A research on the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on financial regulators co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance featured in the Financial Times. The research “looked at 118 authorities in 114 different jurisdictions. Almost three-quarters of them said they…

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World Economic Forum: COVID-19 spurred a rise in FinTech. Now regulators are catching up.

A study co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge reveals impact of Covid-19 on financial regulators. The study jointly conducted with the World Bank “demonstrates that Covid-19 has moved fintech up the regulatory agenda, with financial…

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