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We have long known that the News & Insight section of the Cambridge Judge Business School website attracts an audience with eclectic interests and tastes, a reflection of the many different aspects of business explored at the Business School and…

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Reaching new heights

The alternative finance market in North, Central and South America grew 26 per cent to $44.3 billion in 2017, mostly in the US, says 3rd Americas Alternative Finance Industry Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge…

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Reaching New Heights: 3rd Americas Alternative Finance Report

Crowdfund Insider: Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance publishes definitive Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking report

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) released the second edition of the Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study. The new findings reflect the growing maturity – and recent cooling off – of an industry that experienced huge growth in 2017. The…

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Second annual survey of global cryptoasset activity

Findings by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance describe the evolution of an industry that saw big growth in 2017. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), an academic research centre at Cambridge Judge Business School releases the second edition…

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3rd Asia Pacific Region Alternative Finance Report

Growth in China's alternative finance market slowed in 2017 but still reached $358 billion and accounted for 99 per cent of the Asia Pacific region's alternative finance market, says the 3rd Asia Pacific Region Alternative Finance Industry Report. China's alternative finance…

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3rd Asia Pacific Region Alternative Finance Industry Report

Financial Times: UK government in Funding Circle deal to boost SME lending

A report on peer-to-peer lending to small and medium-sized businesses by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the FT article. According to the CCAF report, peer-to-peer lenders such as Funding Circle “have become…

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Forbes: The UK’s alternative finance sector grows by a third in just 12 months

The UK online alternative finance market volume grew by 35 per cent in 2017, to £6.2 billion, according to the 5th UK Alternative Finance Industry Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School. Brian…

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5th UK Alternative Finance Report

The UK online alternative finance market volume grew by 35 per cent in 2017, to £6.2 billion (from £4.6 billion in 2016), as peer-to-peer business lending became an increasingly important part of overall financing of smaller British businesses, according to…

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5th UK Alternative Finance Report

Construction Update: P2P and Innovative ISA – can help solving the house building crisis

A report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is featured in an article discussing alternative funding options in the property industry. According to the CCAF report: “In 2016, £1.147bn was lent in the property market through peer-to-peer, which…

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Crypto News Review: Buying and selling cryptocurrency? You could be facing a hefty tax bill

As the interest in cryptocurrencies is still growing, tax officials recently reminded that investment in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are liable for gain taxes. According to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, estimates there are…

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