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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.
Feb 22, 2018

The Ivey Field Project Initiative 2017

Through the Ivey Field Project initiative, two HBA teams worked with Scotia executives on consulting engagements over the fall of 2017.
Feb 4, 2018

Canada is woefully unprepared for the fintech tsunami

Michael King argues, Canada needs to get on board and develop a national strategy to grow our local fintech industry. Looking towards Australia could offer some guidance.
Feb 4, 2018

Preparing Canada for the Fintech Tsunami

In this OpEd published February 4th in the Financial Post, Prof. Michael King argues that Canada should look to the example of Australia where the government – led by their Treasurer (or Finance Minister) -- published a national strategy in March 2016 titled “Backing Australian FinTech”.
Jan 29, 2018

Help define a way forward for financial advice in Canada

In a recent publication, a group of Ivey researchers aspires to define the role of digital technology or “robo-advisors” in financial planning and the framework for “Next Gen Digital Advice.”
Jan 19, 2018

Wealthsimple CEO’s message to Canadian entrepreneurs: THINK BIGGER!

Mike Katchen, HBA ’09, Co-founder and CEO of Wealthsimple, visited Ivey on January 15 to share his learnings and advice with students on how to find success in business here in Canada.
Jan 17, 2018

Financial institutions should embrace digital disruption, rather than fear it

As FinTech startups gain traction seemingly overnight, Ivey Professor Michael King sees an opportunity for partnerships with traditional financial institutions.
Jan 9, 2018

Is bitcoin here to stay?

In an interview with CBC Calgary, Associate Professor J.P. Vergne explains why the technology behind bitcoin is useful and has a future.