skip to navigation skip to content
Search

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)

Bloomberg View: Europe weans itself off bank loans

A report produced by the new Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at University of Cambridge Judge Business School and professional services organisation EY, estimates that the European online financial market is surging and could reach €7 billion this year. The…

Read more

EU Observer: Crowdfunding and alternative finance to top €7b, research says

Alternative finance sector grew by 144 percent in 2014 to nearly €3 billion and, having averaged growth of 115 percent over the past three years, should more than double this year, says the new report by Cambridge Judge Business School…

Read more

Le Monde: European market for online alternative finance is growing

The European online alternative finance market grew by 144 per cent last year to nearly €3 billion and could top €7 billion in 2015, according to the first comprehensive pan-European benchmarking of alternative finance produced by the new Cambridge Centre…

Read more

My Science: European alternative finance market could top €7 billion in 2015

The new report, Moving Mainstream: The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report, says the European online alternative finance market grew by 144% last year to nearly €3 billion and could top €7 billion in 2015. The report was produced by the…

Read more

Financial Times: European market for online alternative finance surges

The European market for online alternative finance grew by 144 per cent last year to almost €3bn and could hit €7bn this year as companies look to tap new sources of capital, according to a new report. The analysis, published…

Read more

European alternative finance market could top €7b in 2015

The European alternative finance market grew 144 per cent last year to €2,957 million. The European online alternative finance market grew by 144 per cent last year to nearly €3 billion and could top €7 billion in 2015, according to…

Read more

2015 news europeanalternativefinancemarketcouldtop€7bin2015 883x432 1

Real Business: While smaller than the industry in the UK, alternative finance in Europe cannot be ignored

The new report by Cambridge Judge Business School and EY found that the European online alternative finance market grew by 144% last year to nearly €3b and could top €7b in 2015. Robert Wardrop, executive director of the Centre for…

Read more

Crowdfund Insider: Investor & Cambridge research fellow Robert Wardrop elucidates alternative finance’s complexities and societal differences’ effect on markets

In the interview, Robert Wardrop, Executive Director of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about his career, alternative finance and women in crowdfunding as well as the results of the report Moving Mainstream: The European…

Read more

Crowdfund Insider: The University of Cambridge launches Europe wide Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey: twelve major industry associations and EY collaborate

The study will be the largest to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe, which aims to "capture the size, transaction volume and growth of the alternative finance markets across Europe". Raghavendra Rau, Sir…

Read more

University of Cambridge: Alternative finance market set to double in 2015

The UK’s alternative finance market – which includes crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and invoice trading – is set to reach nearly £2 billion by the end of the year, and is expected to double in 2015, as businesses increasingly seek more…

Read more

Archives