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Peer2Peer Finance News: CCAF founder to chair open banking working group

Bryan Zhang, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been appointed as chair of a new strategic working group aimed at developing and encouraging uptake of open banking in…

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What are the fintech challenges for Asia?

A new book from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank looks at how the pandemic accelerated digital technology in finance.  The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge…

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New York Times: Cryptomining capacity in U.S. rivals energy use of Houston, findings show

Seven of the largest Bitcoin mining companies in the United States are set up to use nearly as much electricity as all the homes in Houston. The findings, by a congressional investigation, highlight how the surge in activity has caused…

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Financial Times: Bitcoin miners stung as fallout from price collapse widens

Share prices of companies that validate crypto transactions have tumbled over the past month. “Currently, it’s not fun to be in the mining business,” said Alexander Neumueller, CCAF Research Affiliate, Digital Assets, at Cambridge Judge Business School. (subs) Read the…

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The Guardian: As energy prices soar, the bitcoin miners may find they have struck fool’s gold

Bitcoin mining reporting from Cambridge Judge Business School is mentioned in this article, stating that bitcoin and cryptocurrency are the new gold of our day. Read the full article [theguardian.com]…

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Bitcoin mining electricity update: new data

New data from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance finds US leads in Bitcoin mining, with resurgence by China to number two. The update includes a first US state-by-state breakdown of mining activity.  New data on global Bitcoin mining released…

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New data: Bitcoin mining electricity update.

Regulatory innovation in Indonesia

New programme to collaborate with financial services regulators in Indonesia and help create a more enabling regulatory environment for fintech, is announced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Hunter Sims The Cambridge Centre for…

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Supervisory technology for finance

The SupTech Lab, a new initiative to accelerate creation and adoption of scalable supervisory technology (suptech) solutions for financial supervision, is announced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Cambridge SupTech Lab, a new initiative…

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Fintech regulation in APAC

Report considers the fintech regulatory landscape in Asia Pacific as well as wider digital financial services opportunities and challenges. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School has today published the report from…

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Fintech Regulation in Asia Pacific: map of Asia Pacific APAC

Fintech News Middle East: MENA regulators to increase fintech priority

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the prioritisation of fintech among regulators in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. These have moved fintech up the regulatory agency and taken measures to harness the opportunities introduced by technology-enabled financial services…

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