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Six different screens in a Zoom meeting

August 16, 2021 | Duke Today

These Days, Blockchain is Everywhere at Duke

The Duke Summer Blockchain Innovation Program taught participants blockchain fundamentals while learning entrepreneurial skills and launching startup ideas

August 13, 2021 | Duke in DC

From Technological Advancement to FinTech – How Congress Should Think About Cyber Policy

As technology progresses, new concerns continue to sprout up along with it. The U.S. today faces a host of new issues to manage both internationally and domestically.

August 10, 2021 | Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Financial Technologies on Campus: The Rise of FinTech in Higher Education-FinTech Higher Education at AMCIS Digital Innovation Conference

AMCIS 2021 TREO Chairs are excited to once again offer Teaching, Research, Education and Opinion (TREO) sessions to provide attendees a platform to present their research ideas, education papers, or opinion papers covering any area of IS or IT to get feedback from session attendees.

July 23, 2021 | FORBES

Bitcoin About-Face: JPMorgan Opens Crypto Trading To All Clients

In an ironic twist given CEO Jamie Dimon’s well-established distrust of the industry, JPM JPM +0.8%organ has reportedly become the first major US bank to provide all wealth-management clients with access to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency funds.

July 22, 2021 | Financial Times

US banks need better approach to fintech, says ex-Goldman executive

Partnerships and acquisitions are needed to keep up with technological innovation, says Sheila Patel

July 20, 2021 | The Motley Fool

What Are Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)?

A non-fungible token (NFT) is a piece of data stored on a ledger (also referred to as blockchain) that verifies a digital asset.

July 15, 2021 | The Economist

Investment in fintech booms as upstarts go mainstream

Firms’ expansion plans and investors’ search for returns bring a blizzard of deals and listings

July 07, 2021 | FDIC

FDITECH Opens Registration for Tech Sprint to Reach the Unbanked

WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today opened the registration period to participate in a Tech Sprint designed to explore new technologies

June 16, 2021 | FDIC Podcast

Engineering Innovation in the Banking System

FDIC’s Chief Innovation Officer Sultan Meghji sits down with Duke’s Jimmie Lenz to discuss how to build the banking system of the future

Craig Hurwitz

June 08, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Craig Hurwitz: Bringing Financial Technology Insights to the Classroom

As the new Executive-in-Residence with Duke Engineering’s FinTech and Cybersecurity master’s programs, Craig S. Hurwitz, CFA will draw on his wide-ranging industry expertise to help students find success in evolving tech fields

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