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Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship

The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship is an education platform supported by senior leaders from the largest institutions, startups and universities. It addresses the needs of professionals in finance and technologists to up-skill in a rapidly changing industry being transformed by emerging technologies.

The platform is designed to deliver content of the highest quality thanks to the contribution of a group of global experts coming from finance, technology and academia. Its objective is to equip students with the right skills to thrive in a world of Digital Finance.

CFTE works in close collaboration with banks, startups, tech companies and the wider ecosystem to help its learners access the growing opportunities of Finance 2.0.

Founders and Board Members

Tram Anh Nguyen


Huy Nguyen Trieu


Douglas Arner

Kerry Holding Professor in Law at the University of Hong Kong

Janos Barberis

Founder of SuperCharger

Claire Calmejane

Director of Innovation and Digital Centre of Excellence at Lloyds Banking Group

Ericson Chan

CEO of Ping An Technology

Christophe Chazot

Global Head of Innovation at HSBC (currently on sabbatical)

Gillian Cribbs

Executive Coach at London Business School

Vincent Desnot

CEO of Teach on Mars

Ronit Ghose

Global Sector Head for Banks in Citi Research

Sylvain Kalache

Co-Founder of Holberton School

Andrei Kirilenko

Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology at the Imperial College Business School

Karim Lakhani

Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Featured in

An online education startup thinks it can save bankers from losing their jobs to machines(29/11/2017 – QUARTZ)

Bitcoin Hype is Ushering in Demand for Cryptocurrency Education(29/11/2017 – MIT Technology Review)

CFTE Working with Bo Le Associates to Address Growing Opportunities for Fintech Jobs (4/10/2017 – Press Release)

The Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship Preps Online Fintech Course(08/10/2017 – CrowdfundInsider)

CFTE Partners with SuperCharger to Develop Human Capital in Fintech(28/09/2017 – FintechAsia)

The Superheroes of Money 20/20 Europe(15/07/2017 – RFI Group)

CFTE, and Lattice80 to make fintech more accessible to finance professionals(21/09/2017 – Digital News Asia)

CFTE is Helping MAS Assist ASEAN Finance Professionals Gain FinTech Skills(08/08/2017 – CryptoCoin News)

CFTE in the Financial Times

Teaching finance’s old dogs new tricks(26/06/2017 – Financial Times)

CFTE in the Financial Times

New edtech project for financial services, CFTE, launches(06/06/2017 – Banking Technology)

CFTE in the Financial Times

CFTE announces new board members(06/06/2017 – Press Release)

CFTE in the Financial Times

The former Citigroup MD trying to bring bankers out of the dark ages(23/05/2017 – EfinancialCareers)

Rob Frohwein, CEO Kabbage