Meet the world's first Fintech online learning platform

Who is CFTE?

Founded in 2017 in London, Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is a global platform for education in FinTech and the future of financial services. More than 100,000 professionals from 100+ countries have participated in CFTE programmes to accelerate their careers in finance. CFTE’s objective is to equip professionals and students with the skills to thrive in the new world of finance. This includes online courses and specialisations, leadership training and hands-on entrepreneurship experiences in topics such as FinTech, Blockchain, AI, Open Banking and Digital Payments

In total, more than 300 experts teach at CFTE, where they provide a global view of what’s really happening in this new world of finance. CFTE believes that emerging technologies and innovation are giving birth to a new era of finance, one that can have a positive impact on the lives of billions. This starts with people having the right knowledge and mindset so that no one is left behind. 

Our Mission

Technology has always outgrown other key pillars of society.

AI is displacing the finance industry, we created CFTE to empower our people in the finance industry and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to create the financial world of the future.

Our Founders

Huy Nguyen Trieu

An MIT engineer by background, an entrepreneur by nature, and more generally a “big picture” person, Huy Trieu Nguyen has led Citibank, RBS, SocGen as Managing Director through many large scale Fintech ventures. As a leader in the Fintech world, Huy also dedicates to teaching and preparing the next generation for digital finance as a Fellow at Oxford and Fintech Advisor at the World Economic Forum.

Tram Anh Nguyen

Tram Anh Nguyen is instrumental in providing lifelong learning solutions working with governments, policymakers, industry experts, and academia.

Leading transformation to a digital workforce, she followed her passion to bring about a skills revolution in finance to not only transform the industry but to help a multitude of stakeholders to enter the new world of finance and to provide education of the Fintech at – global scale.

She is the co-author of the largest Fintech Job Report Book. She is also a regular contributor for top industry events and publications, including Journal of Digital Banking.Honoured Ambassador to the Singapore Fintech Festival, Ambassador to the Dubai Fintech Summit.

She is a strong advocate for Women leadership in Fintech, supports and mentors. She is Entrepreneurship Expert Saïd Business School, Oxford. She also serves as a Non Executive Director. Panel Board Member of the Association of the Corporates Treasurers, Board Member Elevandi for Japan. She is a Member of the Arab Regional FinTech Working Group of the Arab Monetary Fund.Prior to CFTE, ex Capital Market trader for Standard Chartered in New York, a banker for UBS Wealth Management in London, Advisor to family offices. Of Vietnamese origin, Tram Anh was born in France and lived in Paris, New York, and now London.

Our Community

  • 130 Nationalities
  • 100,000 Professional Alumni
  • 100 experts
  • 3 Global HQs in the world’s Fintech capitals – London, Singapore and Abu Dhabi
  • 60+ institutional partners 

Our Courses

Fintech Foundation

Get a 360º view of Fintech

Open Banking and Platforms

Learn what is taking finance by storm: platforms.

Payments in Digital Finance

Take a view of the payments landscape from the shoulders of giants.

AI in Finance

Join the AI revolution in Finance.


Learn to launch, fund, and execute your business idea inside your company.

Conversational AI

Discover how robots are now the voice in front of banking.

CFTE is run by the Leaders of Digital Finance

Meet our board members

Huy Nguyen Trieu

Co-Founder, CFTE

Tram Anh Nguyen

Co-Founder, CFTE

Christophe Chazot

Senior Advisor, Odysseus Investments

Claire Calmejane

Chief Innovation Officer, Societe Generale

Douglas Arner

Kerry Holdings Professor in Law, The University of Hong Kong

Ericson Chan

Group Chief Information & Digital Officer, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Gillian Cribbs

Leadership Development, Executive Coach and Advisory, CFTE

Janos Barberis

CEO, Supercharger

Karim Lakhani

Professor , Harvard Business School

Ronit Ghose

Global Head of Banks Research, Citi

Siew Kai Choy

Board Member - Director, FactSet

Sylvain Kalache

Entrepreneur and Software Engineer, Holberton School

Vincent Desnot

Founder & CEO, Teach on Mars

Our Worldwide Partners

ACT Accredited
CPD Certified
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An education designed for the industry, by the industry.

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