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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.
Dec 22, 2017

Interview with a Bitcoin Miner

With Bitcoin reaching close to US$20,000 in 2017, many people are wondering what it takes to be a Bitcoin miner. To find out more, I attended a cryptocurrency MeetUp in Victoria, BC, where I met a genuine Bitcoin miner who explained how he got into mining.
Dec 20, 2017

Ivey’s most important stories of 2017

From a game-changing gift supporting women in engineering and business to insights on how alumni in Ivey’s HBA, MSc, and MBA Programs are changing the game of hockey, Ivey’s top stories of 2017 are all about making an impact.
Dec 20, 2017

Get informed before cashing in on bitcoin craze

While bitcoin is a key part of the digital financial revolution, even showing up recently in ATMs at the corner store, Associate Professor J.P. Vergne tells CTV that consumers should learn about the currency before jumping on board.
Dec 11, 2017

Overbond announces former head of Bloomberg global markets to lead U.S. expansion.

Overbond has announced the appointment of George Harrington, former head of Bloomberg global markets, as the company’s Head of U.S. Business Development.
Dec 1, 2017

Is bitcoin a boon or a bubble?

The fast rise, and even faster decline, of the value of bitcoin has stoked fears about the risky nature of the cryptocurrency investment. But Associate Professor J.P. Vergne sees a solid future for the technology-based coin.
Nov 30, 2017

Ivey's leadership in Fintech

This past month, the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School continued to display leadership in the Fintech space by sponsoring two international events and running a specialized course for practitioners.
Nov 30, 2017

Hack Western 4

November 17-19, 2017 marked the fourth annual Hack Western competition, and the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab’s second year as the sponsor for the event. Once again, the event was a huge success.
Nov 16, 2017

Mastering FinTech: Strategies for the Future

On November 23-24, 2017 a new Ivey Executive Education course entitled Mastering FinTech: Strategies for the Future will be delivered for the first time at Ivey’s Tangerine Leadership Centre in Toronto.