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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference took place on October 20-21, 2017 and concluded with great success. The event attracted a large volume of high quality academic submissions, and academic participants attended from all over the world, representing 35 universities.