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Credit Collections & Rik Magazine: New study highlights progress in fintech regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the Cambridge Judge Business School today published the report of findings from its “Fintech regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa” study, which provides one of the first overviews of the regulatory landscape in the…

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Study provides overview of fintech regulatory landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance assesses where sectoral and cross-sectoral regulatory frameworks have been established in Sub-Saharan Africa to allow for more effective regulatory benchmarking and knowledge sharing. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)…

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Charting the way

New guides for navigating the regulatory environment for fintech in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India and Mexico. This blogpost is written by Sarah Ombija, Regulatory Researcher at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School; Neha…

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and World Economic Forum host MENA Regional Fintech Roundtable

Two-day virtual event convenes central bankers, regulators, development organisations and leading FinTech firms to examine practical partnerships for digital finance growth. Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the World Economic Forum have announced the successful completion…

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Finextra: CCAF, World Bank, World Economic Forum launch second Covid-19 fintech impact study

The survey is aiming to collect information and from firms globally to gain insights into fintech performance during coronavirus pandemic. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), explains: “Our previous Rapid Assessment Study provided a…

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New study aims to assess global fintech industry’s resiliency to COVID-19

Joint study between Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and the World Bank Group to provide essential data to assess the medium-to-longer term impact of the global pandemic on fintech firms worldwide.…

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Addressing the fintech gender gap

Sara Coupe of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and Abby Butkus of the Catalyst Fund consider the forces for change, the importance of mentoring and how inspirations can come from a variety of sources when addressing the FinTech workplace…

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Impact and engagement at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This month we are sharing the work of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Fintech Times: The translation people on translation’s key role in growing the global fintech industry

A study on fintech and Covid-19 by co-authored at the Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the Fintech Times article. The study found “there has been strong growth in all types of digital…

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Kestrl – the Islamic fintech putting ethics and faith at the forefront of personal finance innovation in the UK

We meet the two start up entrepreneurs, Areeb Siddiqui (MBA 2018) and Daeng Termizi (MBA 2018) who pivoted their MBA towards innovation in the UK fintech sector. Kestrl's ambition is to become the UK's leading money manager by making it…

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