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Alternative finance in Europe

In 2017, the alternative finance market throughout Europe (including the UK) grew by 36 per cent to €10.44 billion, predominantly in the UK, according to the 4th European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at…

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Find MBA: Post-MBA careers in finance: Fintech options grow

Margaret O’Neil, Head of MBA Admissions and Careers at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on MBA graduates’ careers in the finance sector. She says Cambridge Judge “has retained its value to financial services employers by conducting innovative research, reviewing the…

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Helping the ‘unbanked’

Enabling inclusive fintech through regulatory innovation is the subject of a new report co-produced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Fintech can help extend the benefits of financial inclusion to millions of unbanked and…

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First ASEAN fintech industry survey

The University of Cambridge, Asian Development Bank Institute and FinTechSpace join to launch the first ASEAN Fintech Industry Survey. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Asian Development Bank Institute and FinTechSpace have…

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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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Business Insider: Meet the 35 most exciting young entrepreneurs, engineers, and advisors in UK fintech

Matthew Ford, founder of finance management app Pariti, has been named one of the "most exciting young entrepreneurs" in the fintech sector, according to Business Insider. Matthew is an alumnus of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship programme (PGDE 2014) run…

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Find MBA: MBA careers: Where are the opportunities

Financial services remains a high-paying and fast-paced career path that continues to attract MBA graduates, according to Find MBA. Margaret O’Neill, Head of MBA Admissions and Careers at Cambridge Judge Business School, commented: “Fintech is disrupting the traditional financial services…

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Central banks are trialling blockchain

Central banks and other public sector institutions are actively involved in distributed ledger technology experiments and trials, finds the first Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Interest in enterprise blockchains and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)…

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Alternative finance growth in the Americas

The online alternative finance market continues to grow in the US, Canada and Latin America, rising 23 per cent in 2016 to $35.2 billion, finds report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, and the…

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