CFTE partners with EDHEC Business School to train master students in Entrepreneurial Finance

The Financial Economics Masters students will take the compulsory module to learn about Financial Technologies and Entrepreneurship. London, 21 January 2020 – The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is delighted to announce that it has been chosen by EDHEC Business School to co-develop the Fintech and Entrepreneurial Finance module, within the Master in Financial Economics degree, which will be …

Meet Bogdan Ciolac, CFTE Alumni, talking about his transformation into Fintech

This interview is part of the CFTE Alumni Stories series, where our Co-Founder, Tram Anh Nguyen, meets with our alumni to learn about their experience in the Fintech world. In this interview, we welcome a special guest: Bogdan Ciolac. Based in Paris, he is currently a Product Owner in Euler Hermes Digital Agency as well as a Lecturer at the Université …

Alumni Fintech Journeys: Thi Hong Van Hoang

We are meeting with our alumni to talk about how learning about Fintech impacted their careers and changed perspectives. In this blog, our Co-Founder Tram Anh Nguyen Trieu invited a special guest, Thi Hong Van Hoang. She is an Associate Professor in Fi­­nance at Montpellier Business School and here, she shares her story on her journey into Fintech. – What …

The 8 most in-demand skills for 2020

With 2020 being only less than a month away, the ending of 2019 is bound to bring up a lot of self-reflection and contemplation. For one, this December doesn’t just signal the end of a year, but also the end of the decade. Undoubtedly, ‘new year resolutions’ for 2020 are going to be a bit more significant.  A 2019 study …

7 reasons how learning technology will impact your career in finance

Why do the most successful people spend the majority of their free time learning new things? The answer is simple and may seem obvious: lifelong learning has a positive impact on lives and is linked to personal and professional success. By acquiring new knowledge and skills, we deepen our understanding of the world and start to realise previously unknown opportunities. …

What we learned at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019

How is the Fintech landscape transformed and what are the emerging trends of 2020? There is no better place to find out rather than the Singapore Fintech Festival – the biggest Fintech event worldwide, with more than 60,000 attendees, from 140 different countries, discussing new technologies, ideas and products brought to the ecosystem.  Earlier this month, our team went to …

The Central Bank of Eswatini Upskills Employees with CFTE

London, 26 November 2019 – The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is delighted to announce that it has been chosen by the Central Bank of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) for a programme to upskill employees to embrace the new age of finance. The Central Bank of Eswatini (CBE) programme have selected more than 100 employees to enrol in the …

Meet CFTE alumni, Socheat Chhay, on his journey into Fintech

CFTE is travelling all around the world to meet with their alumni to talk about how learning about Fintech impacted their careers. In this second episode, we would like to introduce Socheat Chhay, Head of Digital Transformation at Bpifrance who shares his story on his journey into Fintech. – What is your background? And what is your current job title …

Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 – a note from the Co-Founder

3 years ago I went to the Singapore Fintech Festival and I was impressed not only with the magnitude of the event (12k+ people!) but also with the pace of change finance was undergoing. This truly eye-opening experience convinced me that there is a massive need for upskilling in digital finance and this was the reason why we decided to …

LHoFT launches the Luxembourg Academy of Digital Finance in partnership with CFTE

London, Luxembourg, Singapore, 13 November 2019 – Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) are delighted to announce the formation of the Luxembourg Academy of Digital Finance. The Academy is designed to help financial institutions upskill their employees in Fintech, and help finance professionals to deepen their understanding of the changing landscape of …