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The Register: Confusing distributed ledger tech definitions create ‘unrealistic expectations’

A new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) provides a common terminology and framework for distributed ledger technology (DLT) systems. The report says that the lack of common terminology "has resulted in misconceptions and the widespread formation…

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Defining DLT

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance publishes the "Distributed Ledger Technology Systems" report to provide a common terminology and framework for distributed ledger technology (DLT) systems. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of…

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Crowdfund Insider: Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches benchmarking study for blockchain

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School has launched its second annual blockchain study. The study is seeking to provide an empirical overview of the current state of both enterprise and public sector use of…

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Alternative finance

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will deliver a keynote speech via live video link on digital transformation and financial inclusion in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) at the annual…

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Financial Times: Business schools race to offer lessons in blockchain and bitcoin

Demand for courses in blockchain is growing and business schools are updating their curriculum to meet the demand. Robert Wardrop, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, said that demand for cryptocurrency training is…

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HR Magazine: A pocket guide to cryptocurrency

The article looks at cryptocurrencies and what impact this could have on HR. Michel Rauchs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, commented: “Companies that create a ‘cryptocurrency-friendly’ environment may gain an advantage in attracting talented…

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The Conversation: Why energy-sapping bitcoin mining is here to stay

Michel Rauchs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, writes about the lack of current alternatives to expensive and cumbersome bitcoin mining. "Given how quickly computing technology develops, perhaps an alternative method will be found. Until…

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World Finance: Policing the ICO highway

As more and more blockchain companies start offering their own cryptocurrencies, regulators are now working on policies aiming to control the market. Some countries, including China, Estonia and Uruguay, are currently experimenting with digital currencies and might release their own…

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Education catapult

Professor Mark Esposito, a Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues that new technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence could play a key role in transforming education. In this era of machine meritocracy, the traditional systems of learning and…

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Inc: Eight trends in 2018

Blockchain technology will continue to trend this year, according to an article in Inc. magazine. A recent study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge found that “even conservative central banks are upbeat about blockchain technology and…

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