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Asia-Pacific Region Regulators Sharply Focused on Fintech Regulatory Frameworks Due to Unprecedented Digitalization: Report

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In the APAC region, regulatory authorities have reportedly been working on frameworks and guidelines in order take account of various products and services that are being launched due to ongoing Fintech innovation and the rise of emerging technologies. However, with the COVID crisis significantly accelerating… Read More

Zhejiang University International Business School Reviews Challenges of Fintech

Zhejiang University International Business School FTRI China

Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) has concluded the Fintech and Regulatory Innovation (FTRI) Program for its inaugural China cohort, according to a statement from the organizers. The school reports that this cohort was comprised of 34 executives and senior managers from Mastercard, Invesco Asia-Pacific,… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Launches Public-Private Partnership on Digital Asset Ecosystem

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The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), part of the University of Cambridge, has launched a new public-private collaboration involving banks, public agencies, and private organizations aiming to provide insight into the emerging digital asset ecosystem. The mission is to help guide public opinion, inform… Read More

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

University of Cambridge Judge School of Business UK

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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

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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

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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

Dr. Robert Wardrop at CCAF 2019

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

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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

Fintech and COVID

  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

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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

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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

University of Cambridge Judge School of Business UK

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

Judge Business School Cambridge University CCAF 2019

  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

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