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Finance

Climate change is the new big risk for business

Soon companies will have to make sense of how climate change will impact upon their businesses. How ready is yours?... Dr Charles Donovan | 30 October 2017

How crowdfunding became a credible way to sound out your market

No longer just for bands looking to tour, or for startups lacking access to financing, crowdfunding has become a way to sound out the market for innovative businesses... Dr Katrin Tinn, Prof Gilles Chemla 30 October 2017

From C to D: Bitcoin and the Soviets

100 years after the advent of central planning in Russia, another revolution is unfolding with the potential to decentralize economic and social... Dr Emiliano Pagnotta | 30 October 2017

Blockchain will kill the traditional firm

Blockchain is not like previous technologies: it could entirely change what constitutes 'a business'.... Dr Catherine Mulligan | 16 October 2017

Boom and gloom: what hotels can teach investors

Dr Renáta Kosová explains how decisions made about where and when to open hotels reflect the wider tendency of investors to follow the herd.... Dr Renáta Kosová | 13 July 2017

Blockchain: a global supercomputer that only answers to code?

Dr. Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, highlights how object-oriented programming bypasses distrust.... Andrei Kirilenko | 6 June 2017

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of finance

Dr Marcin Kacperczyk, Professor of Finance, highlights the possibilities and challenges of AI technology in the finance industry.... Professor Marcin Kacperczyk | 27 February 2017

Could houses become like jets: too expensive to own?

David Miles, Professor of Financial Economics at Imperial College Business School, examines rising house prices relative to average household incomes, and highlights why home ownership may eventually become unsustainable for... Professor David Miles | 24 February 2017

How will financial technology impact your business?

Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, explains how financial technology (fintech) is the key future trend in finance and how Imperial College Business School... Andrei Kirilenko | 15 February 2017

How can government support entrepreneurs?

Professor Erkko Autio examines the kinds of policies modern entrepreneurship needs to flourish in an increasingly digital marketplace.... Professor Erkko Autio | 1 February 2017