About the course
"On 22 May 2010, a developer bought two pizzas using 10 thousand units of a then-little-known digital currency called Bitcoin. Had he kept the 10 thousand Bitcoins, he would have had a staggering $36 million as of mid-February 2019.”
Join us in an intensive one-day masterclass in Cardiff Business School to understand why cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and similar fintech innovations have attracted such considerable interest from governments, industry practitioners and academics alike.
Our whistle-stop tour of fintech will map out the recent growth in financial technology, help you identify the key trends and opportunities in the fintech ecosystem, and gain a critical understanding of the future of money and financial markets. We will cover such topics as:
- Cryptocurrencies and ICOs
- Economic and legal issues of blockchain
- Algorithmic and automated trading
- Markets of the future
- Impact of fintech in banking
- Peer-to-peer lending
- Crowdfunding and microfinance
- Social trading
The masterclass will also provide you with the opportunity to analyse an area or domain of financial services that is likely to be disrupted in the future. There will focused discussion on the future of fintech including strategic scenario planning for 2025 and 2030.
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.