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Sep 19, 2018

What is the future of digital advice?

Experts across the financial services industry discussed how digital technology might disrupt the industry and create opportunities at the The Future of Digital Advice Conference in Toronto on September 14, presented by the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School.
Sep 17, 2018

Obstacles and Opportunities: Takeaways from the 2018 FinTech Canada Conference

The 2018 FinTech Canada conference brought together a great roster of speakers and provided some interesting technical and business insights into the rapidly growing Canadian FinTech ecosystem. Jeffrey Chen discusses some key takeaways from the conference.
Sep 14, 2018

Harvard Professor Josh Lerner shares tips for getting innovation right

For the Tangerine Lecture in Finance in Toronto on September 13, Harvard Professor Josh Lerner discussed why and how companies should foster innovation through incentives and how incentives help shape employees’ behaviour.
Aug 13, 2018

Call for Participants: Cambridge Survey of Alternative Finance

Ivey Business School partners with University of Cambridge on Canadian Survey of Alternative Finance.
Jun 18, 2018

Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab graduate student Ying-Ying Hsieh joins Imperial College Business School

The Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab is pleased to announce that Ying-Ying Hsieh, recent PhD graduate, has accepted an offer to join Imperial College Business School as an Assistant Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, starting September 1st.
Jun 11, 2018

Cryptoeconomics and the future of the web

Ryan Zurrer, HBA ’06, Principal and Venture Partner at Polychain Capital, discussed cryptoeconomics and the future of the web for the third annual Scotiabank Speakers Series in Digital Transformation in Banking in Toronto.
Jun 4, 2018

Promoting peer-to-peer lending

Peer-to-peer lending may become the key to survival and growth for Canadian small businesses.
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.