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Wharton FinTech Club Podcasts

The Wharton Fintech Club aims to promote fintech and foster innovation through a podcast series that features leaders from a vast range of fintech companies and fintech investors around the world.

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Fintech Charters: What Does the Future Hold?

Financial technology firms, or fintechs, are facing a crucial time with regulators questioning plans to give them charters that would enable them to offer products similar to those of banks, but with relatively fewer regulatory requirements.  Read full article

Why Regulation Won’t Harm Cryptocurrencies

The confirmation on April 14 of Gary Gensler as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission has fueled worries that increased regulation of cryptocurrencies would hurt trading volumes and prices and stifle innovation in the nascent segment, and prompt industry participants to flee to less stringent jurisdictions.  Read full article ⇒

How Can Financial Institutions Prepare for AI Risks?

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies hold big promise for the financial services industry, but they also bring risks that must be addressed with the right governance approaches, according to a white paper by a group of academics and executives from the financial services and technology industries, published by Wharton AI for Business. Read full article ⇒