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Videos and Slides

NYU Stern FinTech Conference 2018

Welcome and Opening Keynote

Kathleen DeRose, Clinical Associate Professor of Finance, NYU Stern and Matthew Harris, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

Kathleen DeRose presents at the FinTech Conference.


Kathleen DeRose
Clinical Associate Professor, Finance
Director, Fintech, Fubon Center for Business, Innovation and Technology
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Opening Keynote

Matthew Harris, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

Research Session 1

Financial Innovation via Machine Learning and Blockchains

Bryan Kelly at NYU Stern FinTech Conference 2018

Can Machines Learn Finance?

Bryan Kelly, Professor Of Finance, Yale School of Management
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The Roles of Alternative Data and AI/ML in Fintech Lending

Julapa Jagtiani, Senior Special Advisor, SRC, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts

Lin William Cong, Assistant Professor of Finance, The University of Chicago

Research Session 2

ICOs and Crypto-assets

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Initial Coin Offerings: Financing Growth with Cryptocurrency Token Sales

David Yermack, Professor of Finance, NYU Stern School of Business
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Tokenize or Subsidize? How To Grow A Platform

Yannis Bakos, Associate Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, NYU Stern School of Business
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Market Design with Blockchain Technology

 Katya Malinova, Associate Professor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Demo Sessions

Entrepreneurship in FinTech

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Thinknum: Superhuman Investing in Pre-AI World

Katya Chupryna, Chief Strategy Officer, Thinknum
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Dream Forward

Michael Sanford, EVP, Dream Forward
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Uday Akkarajui, CEO, BOND.AI
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Laura Kornhauser, President and COO, Stratyfy

Panel 1

Rise of Data Aggregation and Alternative Data in Fintech

Panel 2

Using Alternative Data for Credit Assessment and Payment

Closing Keynote

Adrienne Harris, Chief Business Development Offer and General Counsel, States Title, Inc. and former Special Assistant for Economic Policy to President Obama at the White House National Economic Council