Impact of COVID19 on Fintech: Contactless Payments in a Contactless World

Written by Andrew M. Dahdal, Janos Barberis, Prof. Gordon Walker, Prof. Jon M. Truby and Prof. Douglas Arner. In the midst of 2020’s global pandemic, an unlikely alliance was formed between COVID19 and technology. The nature of the virus alongside containment measures has resulted in almost seamless inception for digitalisation. I.e, social distancing and (now) online meetings. Financial technology is …

Payments & InsurTech in times of COVID-19

Written by Andrew M. Dahdal, Janos Barberis, Gordon Walker, Jon M. Truby and Douglas Arner The 2020 COVID-19 outbreak has caused chaos, including global travel, trade and financial markets. Healthcare facilities in an increasing range of places, starting with Wuhan in China and now including Iran and Italy, have been at a breaking point. Global supply chains have been stretched …

Meet Guillaume Gendron, CFTE Alumnus, on his journey into Fintech

Meet Guillaume Gendron, CFTE’s alumnus, who is currently an Innovation Manager at Credit Agricole, with all-round expertise in digital finance. He successfully completed the CFTE’s Fintech Foundation and AI in Finance courses. In this interview with our Co-Founder, Tram Anh Nguyen, he shares his transformative journey into Fintech. What’s your background and current vocation? I finalized my training course with an …

Human in the Machine – Regulation of AI in Finance

This blog is based on “Artificial Intelligence in Finance: Putting the Human in the loop”, a new paper by Dirk A. Zetzsche (the University of Luxembourg), Douglas Arner (the University of Hong Kong), Ross Buckley (the University of New South Wales), and Brian W. Tang (the University of Hong Kong).  This is first of the new CFTE Academic Papers Series. …

CFTE and BIB host a Graduation Ceremony for the Central Bank of Hungary

The Graduation Ceremony in Budapest hosted by CFTE and BIB saw 100 professionals from the Central Bank of Hungary completing the AI in Finance course. 11th of February, Budapest:  During the first of this kind graduation in Central Eastern Europe nearly 100 employees from the Central Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank’s) completed the the ‘AI in Finance’ programme designed …

Meet Anne Vu, CFTE Alumna, on her journey into Fintech

Meet Anne Vu, CFTE’s alumna, who is a multicultural professional with 14 years of experience in the financial industry gained in the corporate and banking sectors across 3 different countries. As part of her most recent role in the newly created eSales team at Lloyds Banking Commercial Banking Markets, she is involved with defining the derivatives strategy for eSales including …

CFTE Announces New Board Member

The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship appoints Siew Kai Choy to its Advisory Board London, 30 January 2020 – The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) announced the appointment of Siew Kai Choy, former Managing Director of GIC and Fellow at Stanford University, to its advisory board effective today. Tram Anh Nguyen, co-founder of CFTE is delighted to …

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 …