Promise and Peril: Managing the Uncertainty of Rapid Innovation
Join the Center for Financial Services at DePaul University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for the 10th annual Risk Conference.
We'll discuss changes in Fintech and Regulation on Wednesday, March 29 through the lens of blockchain, alternative lending and robo-advising in a series of panels and keynote speakers, including a presentation featuring the E-Krona Project.
On Thursday, Marh 30 we'll discuss perspecitives on banking in a changing economy with keynotes by President Loretta J. Mester of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Richard Davis, Chariman and CEO of U.S. Bancorp.
FinTech Exchange is designed to highlight the latest in financial technology for financial markets and trading firms.
This engaging, half-day event, organized by Barchart OnDemand, in association with FinTEx Chicago, focuses on the latest technologies used by firms in market data distribution, trading software, analytics and cloud computing.
2017 will feature 10 Lightning Round presentations (including a FinTech Forecast), a Keynote address, an all-day Exhibit Hall, a catered Attendee Lunch, Round Table Discussions, and a Networking Reception & Cocktails. Participating firms have included: Google, Amazon, CME Group, Alpaca AI, Trading Technologies, Nadex, Quandl, Rival Systems, Cantor Exchange, CBOE and others.
Ready to kickstart your fintech idea? Wonder how your idea compares on a global scale?
Join FinTEx, IL DCOE, and WBC for the FinTech Startup Weekend Challenge. Come connect with other individuals eager to build and create disruptive productives in FinTech --- All within 54 hours.
Startup Weekend provides superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs eager to catapult their idea into a reality; all while being surrounded by Chicago’s FinTech thought leaders who will be on hand to help you build and execute your idea including support in compliance, banking, payments, and trading.
Discover is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.
The FinTech Sandbox is an industry-lead organization that doesn’t require equity or fees from residents who are selected into the program. Instead, residents are expected to collaborate with each other in order to share learning and promote advances that benefit the entire FinTech ecosystem.
The six-month program includes:
A robust set of data feeds and APIs from a wide array of data partners
Cloud hosting from industry-leading infrastructure partners
Membership in a vibrant, global FinTech community