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The Daily Mail: Will the world EVER be able to rely on cryptocurrencies? Blockchain technology behind volatile Bitcoin and Ethereum is power-hungry, expensive and insecure, experts claim

A report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School is mentioned in this article about cryptocurrencies. According to the report, the energy burn of Bitcoin is around 144 terawatt-hours per year – more than…

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BBC News Indonesia: Stories of successful artists becoming billionaires by selling digital works through crypto art

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on NFT a non-fungible token (NFT) on Blockchain- that artists use to sell their digital works, via BBC Indonesia. He said the recent spike in…

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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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Global impact

Cryptoasset study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge is cited by the Government of The Bahamas in new legislation. The Government of The Bahamas cited research on the rapid growth of cryptoassets by the Cambridge Centre…

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Fixed-income venture

Cambridge Enterprise leads strategic funding round for startup Bond180, which was launched by three Cambridge MBA graduates.  Bond180, a  provider of technology solutions for fixed-income markets launched by three Cambridge MBA graduates, announced completion of a strategic funding round involving follow-on investment from…

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How I used the Cambridge MBA to launch a blockchain startup

Blockchain startup, Bond180, was founded by a team of three entrepreneurs who met while on their Cambridge MBA year. Life often throws up serendipitous friendships. For Parth Shukla, that meant meeting his cofounders Phil Holbrook and Conor Diviney during his…

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Crowdfund Insider: Second Global Blockchain Report: Enterprise utilisation and network development

The second Global Enterprise Blockchain Benchmarking Study from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance says that hype is slowly being replaced by business value in this area. The report “delves into the granular detail of how the enterprise blockchain ecosystem…

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Yahoo Finance Japan: Blockchain related business expanding to trade and retail

Bryan Zhang, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, recently gave a lecture on blockchain in Tokyo where he introduced blockchain applications that are rapidly expanding. Bryan defined blockchain as “a record-keeping system that can be…

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Second Global Enterprise Blockchain Benchmarking Study

Hype is slowing being replaced by business value, says the 2nd Global Enterprise Blockchain Benchmarking Study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Following on from its initial Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study, released in 2017, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative…

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Fayçal Tazi, commodity finance specialist, joins board of blockchain solutions venture

Fayçal Tazi (EMBA 2017) joins board of new venture specialising in commodity trade finance blockchain solutions. Halfway through his time on the Cambridge Executive MBA (EMBA) programme, Commodity Finance Director Fayçal Tazi participated in the formation of a brand-new venture.…

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