The Intersection of Finance and Technology

The Stevens Center champions research, collaboration, and global impact in FinTech – the intersection of finance and technology.

By engaging students, faculty, and industry, we are uniquely positioned to prepare world leaders for the future of finance. At the Stevens Center, students bolster classroom learning with guidance from Wharton faculty and real-world insights from financial institution leaders. Faculty engage in seminal research and projects leveraging cutting-edge datasets to explore critical questions in finance.

Our Goals


Prepare world leaders for the future of finance.


Engage a community that connects Wharton, Penn, alumni, industry leaders, and policymakers.


Partner with leading FinTech companies to cultivate the FinTech ecosystem.


Leverage Wharton expertise and resources to tackle essential challenges in financial services.

What We Offer


When students take our applied research courses, they receive guidance from expert Wharton and Penn faculty and global industry leaders.


We collaborate with FinTech companies to work with students to pursue innovative research and gain expertise in state-of-the-art technology, as well as provide cutting-edge coursework in FinTech.

Research and Thought Leadership

We engage in advanced research on FinTech, on topics such as payments, lending, robo advice, insure-tec, regtech, blockchain, and financial infrastructure.


We host international business leaders, thought leaders, and policymakers on campus to enrich student proficiencies and research inside and outside the classroom.

Industry Resources and Data

We develop innovative data sets that provide groundbreaking research opportunities.


We collaborate with many partners to support and bolster our platform.  Our partners include:

Meet the Team

Stevens Center director David Musto smiles in a sunlit room

David Musto

Faculty Director, Stevens Center
Ronald O. Perelman Professor in Finance

About David

David Erickson

Co-Director, Stevens Center
Senior Fellow and Lecturer, Finance Department

About David