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Traditional banks are struggling to stave off the fintech revolution

By Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy, and Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy, Cambridge Judge Business School Dr Kamal Munir Traditional banks are haunted by financial technology – fintech – firms. Challengers such as mobile-first banks Chime…

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The Conversation: Traditional banks are struggling to stave off the fintech revolution

Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Visiting Fellow Hamza Mudassir discuss the challenges traditional banks face in the fintech era. “The quicker banks come to realise that they have a limited understanding…

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Fintech disruption: is it good or bad for consumers?

Dr Scott B. Guernsey Financial technology ("fintech") is a rapidly growing industry that applies recent digital innovations and technology-enabled business model innovations to financial services. A common example is its application of smartphone technologies to banking. For instance, from the…

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The ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study

According to the first ASEAN FinTech Ecosystem Benchmarking Report, increasing demand for financial technology (FinTech) solutions across the ASEAN region has supported a rapidly growing and diverse FinTech landscape. The first of its kind, the ASEAN FinTech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study…

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Traders Magazine: RegTech earned $5 billion in 2018

According to a report co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, the RegTech (Regulation Technology) industry generated an estimated five billion dollars in revenue last year. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, said: “Building…

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Regulatory technology

Global RegTech industry earned an estimated $5 billion in 2018 following five-year surge in startup activity, says first Global RegTech Benchmarking Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance with support from EY Japan. The global RegTech (Regulation Technology) industry…

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City Press: How technology is driving a revolution in financial services

Dr Robert Wardrop, Director of the Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, says technology is “the most significant transformative force” in the financial sector. Dr Wardrop recently attended the GIBS Forum where he talked about banks, peer-to-peer…

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Five tips for fintech entrepreneurs

Catherine Wines, co-founder of London-based online money transfer company WorldRemit, believes that digital innovation can revolutionise the global money transfer market with safer and more cost-effective ways of sending money. At Cambridge Judge Business School, she teaches students in the…

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Four horsemen

A team of four Cambridge MBA students wins the Siam Commercial Bank Future Leader Challenge in Thailand. [L-R] Vishal Jain, Sebastian Kevin Sugiarto, Elfa Nugraha and Kohilan Sarvanandan A team of four Cambridge MBA students won the Siam Commercial Bank…

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The Four Horsemen

EXAME: The days when we interact with a human in the bank are disappearing quickly

An interview with Dr Robert Wardrop, Co-founder and Director of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, where he discusses how technology is changing the finance sector and what the future looks like for banks. "The biggest threats to banks are players…

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