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Regulatory dilemma

Policymakers face a big test on whether to support fintechs given increased competition from big tech and incumbent banks says Dr Robert Wardrop, in a webinar for the What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World…

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Fenni Kang shortlisted for Women in Banking and Finance award

Executive MBA (EMBA) alumna Fenni Kang recognised in shortlist for WIBF Tech Star Award 2020. Desk Strategy Quantitative Analyst Fenni Kang (EMBA 2018) has been shortlisted for the 2020 WIBF Tech Star Award. The WIBF Tech Star Award celebrates outstanding…

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Crowdfund Insider: New global research initiative targets the impact of COVID-19 on global fintech markets

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School partnered with the World Bank Group and the World Economic Forum to launch the Global Covid-19 Fintech Market Rapid Assessment Survey. “Global challenges require global solutions, this survey…

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New global COVID-19 FinTech study launches

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, alongside the World Bank and World Economic Forum, launches survey to assess impact of COVID-19 on FinTech industry globally. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, is…

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New MENA region collaboration agreement

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and ADGM Academy sign bilateral research agreement to facilitate tech-enabled financial innovation across MENA region and globally. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), based at the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and…

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S&P Global: Fintechs, challengers keen to help distribute UK government’s coronavirus loans

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on fintech and how they can help with Government's coronavirus loans. Professor Rau said that he welcomed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and is "cautiously…

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AI in finance

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will shift from cost reduction to revenue generation in the Financial Services industry, according to a new global study entitled Transforming Paradigms. According to a newly released global AI in financial services survey by the Cambridge Centre…

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Fintech flexes its muscles

Fintech is deeply impacting the finance world, challenging orthodoxies and offering customers innovative ways to manage and maximise their finances. CJBS Faculty and Cambridge MBA alumni discuss what’s happening and what is next for this sector. How are financial firms…

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The Economist: Big Tech takes aim at the low-profit retail-banking industry

Research by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, on credit issued by fintech firms is cited in an article on big tech and retail banking. Read the full article []…

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Traditional banks are struggling to stave off the fintech revolution

By Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy, and Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy, Cambridge Judge Business School Dr Kamal Munir Traditional banks are haunted by financial technology – fintech – firms. Challengers such as mobile-first banks Chime…

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