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The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Joins with World Economic Forum in Research Project Regarding Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to jointly launch a research project addressing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial services. CCAF is an academic research institute at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and is the… Read More

World Economic Forum Publishes Report on the Value of Blockchain

The World Economic Forum and the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, with the support of Accenture, has published a report on the value of blockchain. While there has been more than enough hype regarding distributed ledger technology (DLT) and there remains an ongoing debate as… Read More

World Economic Forum Charts Central Bank Digital Currency Usage and Research

Earlier this week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published an interesting report covering the usage and investigation of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).  It has been widely reported that many central banks have been kicking the tires of CBDC with some making proclamations regarding the… Read More

World Economic Forum Convenes New Consortium Including Citigroup, Zurich Insurance Group & Kabbage to Address Fintech Cybersecurity

The World Economic Forum announced the creation of a new consortium to strengthen cybersecurity for fintech companies and data aggregators. The consortium’s founding members include global bank Citigroup, insurance company Zurich Insurance Group, fintech lender Kabbage, infotech company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and financial infrastructure… Read More

World Economic Forum Releases New Report “Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment Of Disruptive Potential In Financial Services”

This week, the World Economic Forum released its latest report, Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment Of Disruptive Potential In Financial Services. According to the organization, the report represents the culmination of three years of research into the transformation of financial services prepared by the World Economic Forum… Read More

Video from Davos: The Global Fintech Revolution

The 2017 World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland last week, will soon become a distant memory as participants and observers jet back to their day jobs. But one of the interesting topics tackled as the seminal gathering was the emerging environment of financial innovation… Read More

Lloyds: Low Interest Rates & Fintech are the Most Important Trends that Will Shape Banking Over the Next 10 years

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Lloyds Banking Group Chief Executive Officer Antonio Horta-Osorio made the statement that “low-interest rates and fintech are the most important trends that will shape banking over the next 10 years.” The pronouncement comes as Lloyds has been enduring… Read More

Credit China FinTech Named a Founding Member of the Global Blockchain Business Council

Credit China FinTech Holdings Limited, an integrated fintech service provider in China, was announced as a founding member of the newly developed organization, Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC). Credit China FinTech is reportedly one of the 25 founding members of the GBBC and is considered the only… Read More

Tradeshift & CNBC Partner For Second Annual Sanctuary at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Business commerce platform Tradeshift announced on Monday it is partnering with CNBC to host the second annual leadership event, Sanctuary, during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. Those reportedly attending the event include leaders of Water.org, Planet, NASA, Ogin, Blockchain, General Motors, and… Read More

Innovate Finance Set to Bring UK Fintech to the 2017 World Economic Forum Meeting in Davos

Innovate Finance, the independent membership organization representing UK’s global fintech sector, announced on Monday it is heading to Davos, Switzerland for the 2017 World Economic Forum.  The World Economic Forum, which was established as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, aims to… Read More

Bitfury Group Update from Davos: New Global Blockchain Business Council Planned

The Bitfury Group, a global Blockchain tech company, announced that in collaboration with the international law firm Covington, it plans to launch the “first ever” Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) around the World Economic Forum 2017 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland this January. “The GBBC will… Read More

Hot Off the Press: World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Finance and Capital: Symbiotic Relationship between Fintech & SMEs

Fintech companies could provide relief for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by helping to close a $2 trillion funding gap for SMEs worldwide seeking credit to grow their business, suggests a white paper released by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future… Read More

The Godfather of Disruptive Innovation and Crowdfunding

Clayton Christensen is a business thought leader who is standing on the shoulders of some of the great economists of our times.  Schumpeter, a Professor of  Economics at Harvard, focused on the importance of entrepreneurism to modern economics.  But it is Christensen who applied Schumpeters… Read More

Congressman McHenry Discusses Crowdfunding in Davos (Video)

From the World Economic Forum being held Davos, Switzerland, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) discusses the benefits of crowdfunding.  Representative McHenry is the Chair of the House  Financial Services sub committee which has oversight impacting the surrounding legislation.  McHenry has been a vocal supporter of the… Read More

CEO of Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Attending Davos Economic Forum

Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen is reported to be presenting at the  World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week according to USAToday.  The five day conference kicks of this week in the picturesque ski village featuring some of the most influential business, political and though… Read More

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