PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

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Fall 2020
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Total global fintech investment increased from $50.8 billion in 2017 to a full $111.8 billion in 2018, according to KPMG?s The Pulse of Fintech, and there are no signs that growth in this sector will slow down. What are the latest trends in fintech and how do innovators, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders see the space developing?  Beyond the general trends, how do fintech entrepreneurs, incumbents, and investors identify and assess opportunities in fintech? And what does the lifecycle of a fintech company ? from ideation, to investment, to growth and maybe acquisition ? look like? This course will provide a strong foundation for those with a working level of knowledge in fintech and who are interested in starting or investing in fintech companies.