On Jan 7th, the Johns Hopkins Carey Fintech Group collaborated with World Bank, IFC committees along with 14 other partners to successfully hold the Global Blockchain4SDGs Roundtable in Washington DC. Around 100 industrial leaders, investors, and regulators attended the event.
Although blockchain is attracting wide interests, it still faces challenges when entering the public sector. Aanchal Anand from the World Bank observed, “The blockchain is an exciting new technology that can potentially produce solutions to several pressing development challenges. However, there are many unanswered questions.”
Fintech should be an upward trend in the future. Industries such as payment, health care, and sustainable development growth (SDG) are all seeking to utilize better data infrastructure while providing a better customer experience using digital technologies. By hosting such events, the Fintech Group aims to provide the Johns Hopkins community a window of discovery for a good first look at potentially disruptive technologies and business models.
The mission of the Fintech Group is to create a vortex of business and research opportunities for the Johns Hopkins community. The group has invited a series of successful entrepreneurs and financial veterans to talk to the student body about their own journey to success and offer life, career, and business tips to fellow students.
On January 27th, three expert equity analysts from Consumer Edge Research will come on campus during lunch to do a short presentation and a long Q&A about their careers.
On February 15th, a senior investment banker from Focus Investment Banking will share his four decades long journey in investment banking and his six CEO tenures.
We believe if you come with the right questions, you would learn immensely from these speakers in financial research, dealmaking and business operations. We also welcome you to come talk to us and share with us your desire to learn to engage with speakers, professionals and senior managements in an ongoing basis in order to complement your already exceptional analytical ability with skills to make things happen for your friends and yourself.