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Nasdaq: New study finds that more than 3 million people use cryptocurrencies

A recent report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School shows that cryptocurrencies have a broader acceptance than originally believed. The study gathered data from nearly 150 cryptocurrency companies and individuals and details the key…

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Providence Journal: Is bitcoin smart money? Depends on who you ask

Unlike gold or dollar bills, the digital currency known as bitcoin does not physically exist. There is no there there. Even so, there is excitement — and speculation. Slowly bitcoin gained adherents — the number of people using bitcoin now…

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Miami Herald: You can’t hold a bitcoin, but the web currency’s value has skyrocketed

Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge, comments on bitcoin and why the web currency's value has skyrocketed. “The number of people using cryptocurrency today has seen significant growth and rivals the population…

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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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CNBC: Bitcoin may hit $4,000 by the end of the year

The value of Bitcoin is growing and could possibly double by the end of this year, according to some investors. Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, commented: "Macroeconomic…

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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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Vox: Bitcoin’s price keeps breaking records

Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the increasing value of Bitcoin. “Based on the data we've collected, we think speculation is the primary driver,” he says. “Surveys…

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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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The Huffington Post: Digital coins set to hit the big time

Further coverage of the report on cryptocurrencies by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School. The first global cryptocurrency benchmarking study presents a systematic and comprehensive picture of a rapidly evolving industry, illustrating how cryptocurrencies…

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BBC Radio Wales: Good Evening Wales

Dr Garrick Hileman, Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), based at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on digital alternative currency: “Bitcoin is created by open-source community but it doesn’t have legal tender status like the pound or…

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