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Finance Magnates: Cambridge report: Crypto needs a common language

A new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance says the industry must agree on definitions before regulators can make progress. The lack of such common terminology is a “major impediment” to clear policies in this area, the report…

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Traders Magazine: Standardised terminology needed for cryptoassets

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). The Global Cryptoasset Regulatory Landscape Study is based on an in-depth analysis of 23 jurisdictions, providing a comprehensive…

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A female founder’s story

Female founder and entrepreneur Ashwini Anburajan (Cambridge MBA 2009) outlines her journey to startup 22xFund in New York, USA, disrupting and re-inventing the venture capital landscape along the way. "When I started as a female founder of an ad tech…

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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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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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The European: The ultimate disruption

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin still have a long way to go in order to become widely accepted, though the situation can change if central banks get involved. According to a 2017 report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, “40 per…

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Alternative finance (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

We've heard all the buzz phrases, ranging from 'peer-to-peer lending' to 'cryptocurrencies'. But behind the hype, what exactly is alternative finance, and what are the benefits and risk? In this episode, joining podcast series host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer…

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CNN: Bitcoin crash

People who have invested in cryptocurrencies have lost an estimated $400 billion since January this year, according to CNN article. Michel Rauchs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, says that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have…

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Financial Times: What next for cryptocurrencies after bubble bursts?

Michel Rauchs, Research Assistant at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, comments on cryptocurrencies. According to the FT article there are hundreds of tokens called “initial coin offerings” created by entrepreneurs and this is an “attractive proposition for both early…

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