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National HBCU Blockchain and FinTech Conference 2021

2021-10-19T19:58:22-04:00

The Annual National HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference is the FinTech Center’s premier event for connecting with university leaders, faculty and students discussing today’s challenges and opportunities, and shaping the future of FinTech education and research. The Annual National HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference, November 12-13, 2021 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. Registration is open.  Want [...]

National HBCU Blockchain and FinTech Conference 20212021-10-19T19:58:22-04:00

Morgan State University Opens First HBCU FinTech Center

2021-03-31T12:55:16-04:00

Courtesy of: https://outline.com/bawDgN Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management has announced the opening of its Center for the Study for Blockchain and Financial Technology, AKA the FinTech Center The FinTech Center opened in 2019 and is dedicated to the study of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the digital finance industry. The university partnered with Ripple, a Silicon Valley financial technology company to develop specialized curricula, expanding academic courses, and awarding scholarships to faculty and students pursuing a career in blockchain, cryptocurrency, digital payment, and other financial technology disciplines. The FinTech Center is also hosting its inaugural Battle Of The Cryptos, a cryptocurrency trading competition for HBCU students. The [...]

Morgan State University Opens First HBCU FinTech Center2021-03-31T12:55:16-04:00

Morgan State University Announces Opening of First-Ever HBCU FinTech Center For Students

2021-03-31T12:52:43-04:00

Courtesy of: https://outline.com/xA4ATN Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management has officially announced the opening of its new Center for the Study for Blockchain and Financial Technology — better known as the FinTech Center and the first-ever to exist at a HBCU. According to Black Enterprise, the FinTech Center first opened up in 2019. The center is now ready to commence classes this semester, which will all be dedicated to the study of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the digital finance industry. The university will reportedly partner with Silicon Valley FinTech company Ripple and assist the Graves School of Business with [...]

Morgan State University Announces Opening of First-Ever HBCU FinTech Center For Students2021-03-31T12:52:43-04:00

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

Morgan State’s HBCU Blockchain Summit convenes researchers to discuss future of fintech

2020-06-23T09:41:31-04:00

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are still early in development, so those who are involved now can help shape where they’re going. That was among the messages delivered in Baltimore by Kevin Werbach, a professor of legal studies and business ethics at the Wharton School of theUniversity of Pennsylvania who specializes in blockchain. He was speaking to a group of faculty and students from historically Black colleges and universities over the weekend. Morgan State University organized the first HBCU Blockchain Summit held May 3 to 4, which brought together 120 researchers from 35 universities across the country, as well as students. The Baltimore university’s Earl G. Graves School of [...]

Morgan State’s HBCU Blockchain Summit convenes researchers to discuss future of fintech2020-06-23T09:41:31-04:00

Morgan State University Announces Multi-Year Financial Technology Program With Silicon Valley-based Firm

2020-06-23T09:42:23-04:00

Ripple Partners with MSU to Fund Education and Research in Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Cybersecurity and Related FinTech Disciplines   Bolstering its position as a preeminent public urban research institution, Morgan State University (MSU) has received funding from Ripple, a leading Silicon Valley financial technology (“FinTech”) company. The funds will underwrite a five-year academic partnership bringing advanced education and research programs to the University. Morgan joins a select number of institutions now participating in Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), a global effort designed to further accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. The UBRI program fosters increased engagement and participation [...]

Morgan State University Announces Multi-Year Financial Technology Program With Silicon Valley-based Firm2020-06-23T09:42:23-04:00

Morgan State’s first blockchain course finds use cases on campus

2020-06-23T09:42:55-04:00

On Wednesday nights during the fall semester, students at Morgan State University got lessons on cryptocurrency from team members at New York–based ConsenSys , purchased ether and devised dApps. It was all part of the first-ever blockchain course held at the Baltimore HBCU. The course brought together academia and industry, as a final pitch event to close out the class last week showed. Along with team members from ConsenSys, a representative from payment protocol Ripple sat alongside university leaders such as Associate Dean Ali Emdad of Morgan’s School of Business and Management. Growing out of interest through a blockchain club and panel discussion, Baltimore technologist Yaya Fanusie proposed the course [...]

Morgan State’s first blockchain course finds use cases on campus2020-06-23T09:42:55-04:00
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