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Crowdfund Insider: New partnership for Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to launch a research project addressing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial services. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the CCAF, said:…

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The CEO Magazine: The world’s leading CEOs are shunning banks – and this is why

Bryan Zhang, Executive Director at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), comments on peer-to-peer lending and traditional bank loans. “In many instances, the rates offered by peer-to-peer lenders are not that different to the rates banks are offering,” Bryan says.…

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BBC: Bitcoin’s energy consumption ‘equals that of Switzerland’

Bitcoin uses as much energy as the whole of Switzerland, a new online tool created at the University of Cambridge shows. Co-creator Michel Rauchs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, said: "We want to use…

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Invesco and Cambridge Judge Business School announce a 10-year collaboration

Invesco to support Cambridge Judge Business School’s research activities in long-term asset management, alternative finance and data-analytics. Global asset management firm Invesco and Cambridge Judge Business School today announced a 10-year collaboration under which Invesco will support research activities in…

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Traders Magazine: Standardised terminology needed for cryptoassets

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). The Global Cryptoasset Regulatory Landscape Study is based on an in-depth analysis of 23 jurisdictions, providing a comprehensive…

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Cryptoasset regulation

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. The lack of a standard terminology for cryptoassets and the blockchain industry across jurisdictions hampers the development of a…

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Alternative finance in Europe

In 2017, the alternative finance market throughout Europe (including the UK) grew by 36 per cent to €10.44 billion, predominantly in the UK, according to the 4th European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at…

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Business Computing World: Five reasons for crowdfunding over the coming months

The article looks at reasons why businesses should choose crowdfunding in the UK this year. According to research from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge, the UK is “leading the way when it comes to crowdfunding and…

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and EY Japan join forces to launch global regtech (regulatory technology) benchmarking survey

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has launched its first survey of regtech (regulatory technology) and suptech (supervisory technology) firms, in partnership with EY Japan and with support from key industry bodies and thought leaders. Fieldwork is now underway…

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Business Leader: Why 2019 is the year you should crowdfund

Businesses should start thinking about crowdfunding this year, suggests Barney Cotton in Business Leader, and the United Kingdom is probably one of the best places for this. According to a report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, the UK…

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