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November 17, 2020

Duke FinTech Student Brenda Wang Outperforms in first annual Trading Competition

The Fall 2020 semester saw the first-ever Duke FinTech Trading Competition. The winner was Tushnik Goswami, a Duke engineering management master's student.

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November 10, 2020 | CompTIA

2020 Tech Towns Resilient Amid Uncertainty as Remote Work Grows

Technology jobs are still in demand and on the rise in many areas of the United States—including in Duke's hometown of Durham, North Carolina.

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November 04, 2020 | Financial Times

Fintechs Take on Banks at Their Own Game

The push for bank charters by fintechs comes as an increasing number of Americans turn to online-only financial services during the coronavirus pandemic, boosting the fortunes of digital financial companies.

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August 04, 2020 | WRAL TechWire

Where are STEM jobs? North Carolina's Charlotte is No. 1 and Raleigh No. 5 in New Index

Cities near Duke shot to the top of the RCLCO Real Estate Investors 2020 STEM Job Growth Index

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April 08, 2020

Online FinTech Master’s Program Pivots to Early Launch

The Duke FinTech Online Master of Engineering program is accepting applications for admission.

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March 04, 2020

Black Swan Events and How They Affect Markets with Emma Rasiel

A Duke FinTech faculty member discusses the effects COVID-19 is having on markets

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February 12, 2020

Duke Engineering is Running Blockchain

Using Ethereum and Ripple, Duke FinTech students are learning how cryptocurrency flows

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January 14, 2020

LinkedIn: Blockchain Is Top In-Demand Skill

Blockchain is listed as the number one “hard skill” for 2020

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November 21, 2019

FinTech: Jimmie Lenz Talks with Brett Seyler, CPO of Forte

FinTech industry Q&A with Brett Seyler (Forte Labs CPO and co-founder) and Jimmie Lenz (Duke FinTech Master of Engineering program director), hosted by Susan Brown

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September 12, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Launches New Master of Engineering in Financial Technology

FinTech master's students will build expertise in developing innovative technological solutions for everyday financial transactions