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Crowdfund Insider: Deadline nears for third European benchmarking study in alternative finance

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is leading the third European benchmarking survey that measures all forms of alternative finance in Europe. The data is collected directly from crowdfunding and online marketplaces in 28 European countries, aiming to capture…

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The Guardian: View on cryptocurrencies: bubble and chic

A study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge (CCAF), Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in an article looking at the digital currency market. The CCAF study estimates there are between five and 10 million cryptocurrency users…

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BBC News: Bitcoin swings as civil war looms

The value of digital currency has been in turbulence in recent days, says the BBC. Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the latest bitcoin scaling developments and…

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CNBC: Bitcoin soars as miners finally move to solve its scaling problem

Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on bitcoin’s price rally. "Barring any unexpected twists in the bitcoin scaling drama, a contentious fork will be avoided in the coming…

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Inc42: The growth of cryptocurrency: India versus global trends

There are at least three million people actively using cryptocurrency today, according to a report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). The first global cryptocurrency benchmarking study presents a systematic and comprehensive picture of a rapidly evolving industry,…

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Computer Weekly: Cryptocurrencies: a niche pursuit?

A recent global study by Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance (CCAF) says the cryptocurrency market saw three-fold growth in 2016, reaching an estimated $27bn by April 2017. The Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study gathered data from more than 100 cryptocurrency companies…

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City AM: Will cryptocurrencies soon become a mainstream form of payment?

Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses why cryptocurrencies won’t replace current payment methods soon: “While the value of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have recently skyrocketed, for a number…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Cryptocurrency industry is rapidly evolving

The use of cryptocurrencies is evolving globally, says the first global cryptocurrency report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. The report titled The Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study, presents a systematic and comprehensive picture of a rapidly evolving industry, illustrating…

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Coindesk: How, when and where will regulators accept bitcoin ETFs?

The first global cryptocurrency report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School is featured in the article. The report found that only 46 per cent of cryptocurrency exchanges surveyed had a government license. Dr…

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Cryptocurrency growth

Cryptocurrency benchmarking study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance provides snapshot of evolving industry. The first global cryptocurrency benchmarking study, issued today (6 April) by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, presents a systematic and comprehensive picture of a…

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