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May 15, 2018

Is Canada's approach to cryptocurrencies too cautious?

JP Vergne, Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab Co-director, believes Canadian regulators are being too cautious in their approach to cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
May 10, 2018

JP Vergne delivers keynote to CEOs at Ontario Global 100 event

On May 4th Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab Co-director JP Vergne was invited by Ontario Global 100 to give a keynote speech to CEOs of Ontario-based companies on the topic “The $450 billion question: Why do cryptocurrencies have value.”
Mar 29, 2018

Ivey Fintech Club publishes inaugural issue of The Perspectives

We are celebrating a milestone event in the life of the Ivey Fintech Club -- the release of a new student, fintech publication called The Perspectives. Today the first issue was published and distributed to over 800 HBA students, with copies also being distributed across the Western campus.
Mar 29, 2018

A case competition with an international perspective

Ten student teams from nine countries demonstrated how they think strategically and globally for the 29th Annual Scotiabank International Case Competition.
Mar 19, 2018

Michael King Joins the National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada’s Advisory Group

With this press release, the National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) announced that Ivey Professor Michael King has joined the NCFA's Advisory Group and will advise on the areas fintech research and education.
Mar 13, 2018

Fintech in Canada: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

At the March 5-6, 2018, National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association of Canada’s annual event, FFCON2018, Professor Michael King spoke on the state of Fintech in Canada. Crowdfund Insider discusses what they learned from his presentation.
Mar 9, 2018

Cyber risks to your finances are rising as big banks rely on the oligopoly of big tech

In a piece with the Ottawa Citizen, Ivey's Jean-Philippe Vergne discusses the risks to consumer finances as the technology related to banking grows and develops.
Mar 7, 2018

Ivey faculty weigh in on the state of cryptoeconomics

Ivey faculty take a look at the state of FinTech and cryptoeconomics in the latest edition of the Ivey Business Journal.
Mar 4, 2018

Young, self-taught and charging into cryptocurrencies

In this article from The Globe and Mail, Ivey Professor Michael King speaks about a generation of young, self-taught investors who are embracing cryptocurrency.
Mar 2, 2018

Federal budget keeps Canada’s fintech sector in the ‘valley of death’

In an op-ed for The Globe and Mail, Michael King says Finance Minister Bill Morneau failed to voice his support for the fintech sector or to establish a national strategy for this industry to succeed globally.