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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance to Launch Digital Tools Covering Fintech Market

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), the leading research group covering the global digitization of financial services, will be launching a new set of  tools to “provide interactive Fintech market data and visualizations to inform evidence-based decision-making.” The new tools will be available on… Read More

Bitmex Says it is First Crypto Exchange to Become Carbon-Neutral

Last May, Bitmex published a commitment to become a carbon-neutral crypto exchange. As many people know, crypto transactions can utilize a lot of energy due to the need for computing power. At that time, Bitmex said carbon offsetting was its path to mitigating its carbon… Read More

Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder of Kabbage Discusses Amex Acquisition: “We are coming from a position of strength”

In mid-2020, Kabbage, one of the best-known online lenders for SMEs in the US, was acquired by American Express (NYSE:AXP). At that time, co-founders Rob Frohwein and Kathryn Petralia said this was their first time sitting in the seat of the entrepreneurs selling a company… Read More

Regtech Firm AsiaVerify Provides a Much Needed Process to Know Your Customer Across the Asia Pacific Region

Making certain a person or business is actually who or what they claim to be is very important. In a world that has migrated to virtual offices and digital meetings, the task of validation is an even greater necessity. AsiaVerify is a Regtech firm based… Read More

Circle: USDC Stablecoin is Just Another Set of Payments Rails but Better

Circle is a Fintech that is best known for its dollar-based stablecoin, USDC, that has grown rapidly in recent months. Today, USDC is the second most popular stablecoin following Tether, with a market cap of over $27 billion. While about half the size of Tether… Read More

CCAF Launches Global COVID-19 #Fintech Market and Industry Resilience Study

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has launched its next survey on the Fintech industry. According to CCAF, the research entity has kicked off the Global COVID-19 #Fintech Market and Industry Resilience Study. More recently, CCAF published its Global Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report outlining… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Report: Total Global Alternative Finance Volume Increases, If You Remove China

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has just released its most recent report providing data on the global alternative finance industry. According to the 2nd Global Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report, this sector of Fintech has grown dramatically – with a caveat: you must exclude… Read More

Squeeze on Bitcoin: China Province Sets Up Hotline to Tattle on Crypto Miners [u]

Multiple reports are indicating that China continues to put the squeeze on cryptocurrency. Long ago, China officially halted crypto trading but the country has long been home to many crypto miners. In fact, according to the Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance (CCAF)Bitcoin Mining Map, China… Read More

Panorama Fintech e Innovación regulatoria en América Latina – Virtual

Bienvenido a la inscripción para el webinar, organizado conjuntamente por la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Latinafintech y el Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), para examinar el panorama actual de las FinTech en LAC, así como mirar hacia adelante a… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Partners Inter-American Development Bank, 40+ Fintechs in LatAm to Examine SME Access to Finance

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has revealed that their organization and the University of Cambridge Judge Business School are teaming up with the Inter-American Development Bank, which works to improve lives of people in the Latin America (LatAm) and the Caribbean region. We… Read More

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Launches the Cambridge Alternative Finance Collaboration Network, Seeks to Facilitate Evidence-based Regulation

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has launched the Cambridge Alternative Finance Collaboration Network or CAFCN. The CCAF is the leading Fintech research organization in the world having published dozens of research reports. According to a presentation, CAFCN is a “network of regionally embedded… Read More

The Time of COVID: The Biggest Fintech Stories of 2020

2020 was a challenging year for the entire world. The ongoing health crisis surprised everyone as the world dove into a pandemic, pummeling the global economy and impacting everyone. In many respects, Fintech emerged as a beneficiary of COVID-19. Digital transformation of financial services were… Read More

How is Fintech Developing During COVID? The Global COVID-19 Fintech Market Rapid Assessment Study Answers Your Questions

  The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) released a report this week entitled The Global Covid-19 Fintech Market Rapid Assessment Study. The report seeks to better understand the development of Fintech during a time of a global pandemic. The research was supported by the… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, World Bank and World Economic Forum Present Global Study on COVID-19 Impact on Fintech

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), along with its partners the World Bank and the World Economic Forum, hosted a presentation this week outlining its findings in a study reviewing the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the Fintech industry. The survey was launched… Read More

Key Findings of the CCAF’s 3rd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study and Legal and Regulatory Considerations for Digital Assets – Virtual

This webinar will firstly present the key findings from the 3rd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study, supported by Invesco, which gathered non-publicly available data from 280 cryptoasset companies in 59 countries and across four main market segments – exchanges, payments, custody and mining. It aims to… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and World Bank – Study COVID Crisis and Impact on Fintech Regulation

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), the leading research institute covering the global Fintech sector, has partnered with the World Bank on a study reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on Fintech and regulation. As finance is one of the most regulated sectors of industry… Read More

Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study: CCAF Updates on Digital Asset Ecosystem During Period of Growth

  The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the Cambridge Judge Business School has released its 3rd report covering the digital asset sector with the Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study.  CCAF is the leading research institute in the world in regards to Fintech innovation including… Read More

Renewable Energy Now Powers Nearly 40% of Proof of Work Cryptocurrency Mining: Report

  Full-time equivalent employee growth in the blockchain and digital asset sector has slowed down following the 2017 cryptocurrency bull market, according to the findings of the 3rd Global Cryptoasset Benchmark Study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (released in September 2020 by the… Read More

36H Group and the Future of Fintech: We should leverage the innovation in financial services and use it to enable economic recovery

The 36H Group launched in January of 2020 as the unified voice for lending platforms that accept retail investments. 36H replaced the UK Peer to Peer Finance Association, a group that had long been a prominent advocate for the emerging P2P lending sector – a… Read More

Plaid on Open Banking: Every company is a Fintech company

Plaid is a Fintech that jumped to the top of the news cycle when Visa (NYSE: V) announced in January that it was acquiring the Fintech for $5.3 billion. Plaid’s services enable consumers the ability to share their financial information with thousands of apps and… Read More

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