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Regulatory dilemma

Policymakers face a big test on whether to support fintechs given increased competition from big tech and incumbent banks says Dr Robert Wardrop, in a webinar for the What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World…

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New MENA region collaboration agreement

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and ADGM Academy sign bilateral research agreement to facilitate tech-enabled financial innovation across MENA region and globally. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), based at the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and…

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New interactive Bitcoin mining map launched

New mining map by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance provides increased transparency of the industry for investors, policymakers, researchers and general public. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School today (6 May) announced the…

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Crowdfund Insider: Second Global Blockchain Report: Enterprise utilisation and network development

The second Global Enterprise Blockchain Benchmarking Study from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance says that hype is slowly being replaced by business value in this area. The report “delves into the granular detail of how the enterprise blockchain ecosystem…

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Second Global Enterprise Blockchain Benchmarking Study

Hype is slowing being replaced by business value, says the 2nd Global Enterprise Blockchain Benchmarking Study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Following on from its initial Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study, released in 2017, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative…

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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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‘Deep thought’ on Libra

Size and scale of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency poses "questions for society and government", a top Financial Conduct Authority tells the annual conference of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of the FCA delivering his keynote address.…

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Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of the FCA delivering his keynote address.

Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI)

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches a new real-time index tracking the total electricity consumption of the Bitcoin network. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), an academic research centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, today…

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Fintek News: Cryptoasset global regulations made simple

A report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance is featured in the article. The report looked at the global regulatory landscape for cryptoassets and found that a lack of standard terminology across regulators and jurisdictions is hampering a coordinated…

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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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