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Why is Assets Tokenization Disrupting Financial Markets?

2021-04-13T13:51:37-04:00

Catherine Coley is the CEO of Binance.US, a digital asset marketplace built for easy and secure access to buy, trade, and stake digital assets in America. As a seasoned fintech veteran, Coley comes to Binance.US with combined experience at the crossroads of global capital and cryptocurrency markets. She brings over five years of sales & trading experience from Morgan Stanley Foreign Exchange in Hong Kong and London, combined with her treasury management and cross-border payments experience, growing fast-paced global companies like Silicon Valley Bank and Ripple.   Coley holds a BSBA in Global Business and a minor in Asian studies from the University of [...]

Why is Assets Tokenization Disrupting Financial Markets?2021-04-13T13:51:37-04:00

FinTech’s Role in Building Generational Wealth in the Black Community

2021-08-04T09:34:57-04:00

Cuy Sheffield is the Head of Crypto at Visa, leading the global crypto product team within the fintech product organization. Cuy is a fellow at the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute, a co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cryptocurrencies and a member of the advisory group for the Digital Dollar Project. Before Visa, Cuy worked on business development and partnerships for TrialPay, a fintech startup that Visa acquired in 2015. With a career that covers both media and technology, Donald Hawkins applies a diverse mixture of skills to his role as Founder & Chief Executive [...]

FinTech’s Role in Building Generational Wealth in the Black Community2021-08-04T09:34:57-04:00

The Future of Central Bank Digital Currency: A Global Perspective

2021-04-06T14:36:01-04:00

Dr. Oriol Caudevilla works as a Management Consultant at AirHelp, Advisor for a Hong Kong-based FinTech company, ixFintech, Strategic Advisor at a Hong Kong-based WealthTech company, ETFCool, Strategic Advisor at Alpha Bright Asset Management (Hong Kong) Strategic Advisor at ScallopX, Scientific Advisor at the Israeli Blockchain Association, Mentor at R3 (Singapore), Mentor at Cyberport (Hong Kong), FinTech Mentor at F10 Incubator & Accelerator (Singapore), Blockchain Mentor at Tribe (Singapore) and also FinTech Mentor at Rise by Barclays (London and Mumbai). Oriol is member of the Blockchain, Digital Banking and Greater Bay Area Committees at [...]

The Future of Central Bank Digital Currency: A Global Perspective2021-04-06T14:36:01-04:00

HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos 2

2021-05-28T14:14:25-04:00

After a highly successful pilot program, the FinTech Center and Binance.US,  presents the HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos 2. We encourage HBCU students of all majors and levels of experience to participate.  Students will learn about cryptocurrency investing, trading, and portfolio management financial fitness and literacy and have the chance to win crypto-cash awards.   Student participants will receive funds in a Binance. US® wallet*  and use them to trade cryptocurrencies and compete for crypto-cash awards. *Students will be required to provide identity and financial information to create a wallet in compliance with AML and KYC regulations. The deadline [...]

HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos 22021-05-28T14:14:25-04:00

HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference 2020

2021-03-30T15:54:56-04:00

The Center for the Study of Blockchain and Financial Technology (The FinTech Center) at Morgan State University wants you to join us for  the (Virtual) HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference 2020 on Friday, November 13th, 2020 from 9:30am to 2:00pm and Saturday, November 14th, 2020 from 10am-2pm. The Virtual HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference, November 13-14, 2020 will provide a forum for the faculty, students, and administrators in the FinTech Center’s HBCU Consortium to hear and discuss the findings of sponsored research and outcomes of sponsored innovative blockchain projects at various HBCUs, such as a podcast series, blockchain [...]

HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference 20202021-03-30T15:54:56-04:00

Using Blockchain to Improve Federal Services

2021-03-30T15:56:19-04:00

Craig Fischer is an Innovation Program Manager within the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service who is mainly focused on understanding the impact emerging trends and technologies will have on government finance. Craig leads the agency’s blockchain work where he and his team have carried out three proofs of concept over the past three years. Prior to FIT, Craig held positions with a “Big Four” consulting firm, the Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) Council, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Using Blockchain to Improve Federal Services2021-03-30T15:56:19-04:00

Building an Equitable Internet

2021-03-30T15:57:10-04:00

From biased algorithms and cloaked websites to digital redlining and pay-to-play advertising, today’s internet has not only left behind but further oppressed already marginalized communities. What was once a collaborative ecosystem full of possibility has evolved into a network controlled by tech monopolies that benefits only a fraction of the population. In building the Internet Computer — a nonproprietary, decentralized computing platform — the DFINITY Foundation is dedicated to making it approachable and accessible to all. We invite you to learn more about how the Internet Computer enables the next generation of builders to reboot the internet and champion web-based systems [...]

Building an Equitable Internet2021-03-30T15:57:10-04:00

HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos

2021-03-30T15:58:05-04:00

The FinTech Center and Binance. US are joining forces to present a pilot project "HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos" this fall semester. We encourage all HBCU students to participate.  Student participants will receive funds in a Binance. US® wallet*  and use them to trade cryptocurrencies and compete for cash prizes. They will learn about cryptocurrency investing, trading, and portfolio management. First come first serve. Space is limited. Competition begins on September 14, 2020, and ends at midnight on November 8, 2020.  *Students will be required to provide identity and financial information to create a wallet in compliance with AML [...]

HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos2021-03-30T15:58:05-04:00

BLOCKCHAIN IS HERE: Are you ready for the challenge?

2021-03-30T15:58:45-04:00

  The FinTech Center presented Jessica Schultzman at The Graves School of Business on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Dr. Schultzman shared her knowledge of the "criminal activity" that may take place on the blockchain with MSU undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Schultzman is the Bureau Chief -Financial Crimes Unit for the District Attorney's office in Kingston, NY. She specializes in "Big Data", "AI", FinTech and Cryptocurrency. Member of the Blockchain Alliance - an organization of regulatory, industry and law enforcement professionals focused on minimizing criminal activity on the Blockchain.

BLOCKCHAIN IS HERE: Are you ready for the challenge?2021-03-30T15:58:45-04:00

The Fundamentals of Blockchain

2021-03-30T15:59:29-04:00

    The FinTech Center presented Dawn Talbott at The Graves School of Business on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9am to 1pm. Dr. Talbott has over 20 years of finance and technology experience. Most recently, Dawn joined the RiskSpan SmartLink Lab where she provides consulting on Blockchain and DLT implementation strategies. Prior to this, she analyzed emerging technical capabilities within the Freddie Mac Single Family Innovation Laboratory and establishing its “BlockLab”. As a FinTech expert, she is familiar with risk analytics, simulations and a wide range of debt, equity and derivative instruments designed for both public and private markets. Fundamentals of Blockchain Workshop Speaker Dawn Talbott [...]

The Fundamentals of Blockchain2021-03-30T15:59:29-04:00
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