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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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Top 15 reads of 2020

The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School's website attracts audiences with eclectic interests ranging from business to healthcare to the arts. In 2020, attention was focused on articles related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirming behaviour 13 January…

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Financial Times: Regulators speed up fintech plans as Covid spreads

A research on the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on financial regulators co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance featured in the Financial Times. The research “looked at 118 authorities in 114 different jurisdictions. Almost three-quarters of them said they…

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Global study reveals impact of COVID-19 on fintech regulatory innovation

Joint study by The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre For Alternative Finance highlights accelerated pace of regulatory innovation during COVID-19. The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge…

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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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Report highlights opportunities for financial innovation in Western Balkans

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, working with World Bank, identifies regulatory frameworks as key to unlocking potential of innovative financial services for consumers and MSMEs A joint report from the World Bank and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF),…

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Financial resilience for off-grid solar

Diversification of funding sources is more important than ever say the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and World Bank. By Davinia Cogan, Jonathan Cooney and Dana Rysankova Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.Mike Tyson Sadly,…

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New report sheds light on financing for off-grid solar

The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), based at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, have published a joint report that examines a wide range of financing solutions for delivering Off Grid Solar (OGS) electricity…

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Regulatory momentum

Global regulation of online alternative finance will increase over the next two years, says fintech research by the World Bank and the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance. A regulatory and legislative boom is underway in the online alternative finance space,…

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