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FinTech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations

University of Pennsylvania, Christopher Geczy, Natasha Sarin

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This course by University of Pennsylvania financial and law experts offers insights into the history and future of financial technology, as well as its impact on individuals and institutions.


FinTech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations

FinTech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations

by University of Pennsylvania


Financial technology has opened up access to low-cost financial services and made banking more inclusive. In the face of FinTech, how can governments keep up the pace and protect customers' financial data from cybercrime and predatory fees?

In this course from the University of Pennsylvania, two experts in finance and law explain the emerging issues of the FinTech industry. Professor Natasha Sarin is an acclaimed researcher in both tax policy and financial regulation, with experience in the U.S. Treasury Department. Christopher Geczy is an academic director at the Wharton School, with a wealth of experience in management and investing.

Presented through Coursera, FinTech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations outlines how FinTech is changing the world, from investment apps to cryptocurrency. It also explores how various countries are adapting.

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Since the global financial crisis, financial technology has emerged as a leading industry for innovation and growth.

- Natasha Sarin

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