FinTech 101: Demystifying the Financial Technology Landscape

Introduction to FinTech, covering core concepts, key players, and emerging technologies reshaping the financial industry.

$30
FinTech 101: Demystifying the Financial Technology Landscape
FinTech 101: Demystifying the Financial Technology Landscape
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About the course

This session offers a comprehensive introduction to FinTech, covering core concepts, key players, and emerging technologies reshaping the financial industry. Part 1 explores FinTech fundamentals, including its disruptive potential, differences from traditional banks, and overview of segments like payments and lending. Part 2 delves into FinTech's technological toolkit, including blockchain, cryptocurrency, and cloud computing, as well as the power of data and analytics. Part 3 discusses openness, collaboration, FinTech architecture, and building future platforms. Attendees will gain valuable insights essential for entrepreneurs, investors, and those interested in the evolving finance landscape.

Who should attend

  • Reconciliation Associates working in Investment Banking & Fund Services.
  • Accounting graduates who want to launch their career as a fund accountant.
  • MBA Finance graduates who want to work in Hedge Fund and Private Equity firms.
     

What you will learn

  • Welcome and Course Introduction: Begin the session with introductions, a course overview, and a roadmap for the FinTech 101 module.
  • Introduction to FinTech Foundations: Gain a foundational understanding of FinTech, its core principles, and the disruptive potential it holds for traditional finance.
  • FinTech vs. Banks: Understanding the Differences: Explore the key distinctions between FinTech companies and traditional banks, including their business models and approaches to financial services.
  • FinTech Segments Overview: Gain insights into the various segments within the FinTech landscape, such as payments, lending, wealth management, and more.
  • Understanding Digital Banks: Delve deeper into the concept of digital banks, their unique functionalities, and the impact they are having on the industry.
  • FinTech Remittances Overview: Explore how FinTech is revolutionizing the way money is transferred internationally.
  • Exploring Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Demystify the concepts of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, and understand their potential applications within FinTech.
  • Mortgage Tech in FinTech Overview: Learn how FinTech is transforming the mortgage industry through innovative solutions.
  • Mortgage Tech in FinTech Overview: Learn how FinTech is transforming the mortgage industry through innovative solutions.
  • FinTech's Cloud Enablement: A Rapid Insight: Gain a high-level understanding of the critical role cloud computing plays in powering FinTech solutions.
  • FinTech and Cloud Platforms Overview: Explore the various cloud platforms that are popular within the FinTech industry.
  • Machine Learning in FinTech: Significance: Understand how machine learning is being leveraged to enhance various FinTech applications.
  • Open APIs in FinTech: Significance: Grasp the importance of open APIs in fostering innovation and collaboration within the FinTech ecosystem.
  • FinTech Reference Architecture Discussion: Explore different architectural patterns commonly used in building FinTech platforms.
  • Payment Tech Reference Architecture: Significance: Understand the specific architectural considerations for payment technology solutions within FinTech.
  • Building a FinTech Platform: A Guide: Gain a roadmap for the process of developing a robust FinTech platform.
  • MVP (Minimum Viable Product) for FinTech: Key Capabilities Discussion: Discuss the essential functionalities to consider when building a minimum viable product for a FinTech startup.
     

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