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PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

Adrienne Harris
Fall 2020
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

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.

PUBPOL 750.002

PUBPOL 750.002: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

Adrienne Harris
Winter 2020
5:30-6:50 pm EDT

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.

Adrienne Harris: VC After George Floyd

Oct 30, 2020 0:35:39

In this panel we take a look at how (and whether) the venture capital (VC) industry is changing, and what the country’s evolving racial discourse is likely to mean for VC and the greater fintech community.

Michael Barr: Crypto in Asia: Different…from Everywhere?

Oct 30, 2020 0:46:13

Dean Michael Barr discusses emerging issues around digital currencies and product varies in Asia during DC Fintech week 2020. He is joined by fellow panelists Douglas Arner, Sunayna Tuteja, John Cho, Simon Hawkins, and Alan Xin.

FinTech Panel 4: Financial Inclusion (Day 2)

Jan 26, 2018 1:42:36

This panel will discuss whether and how FinTech can contribute to financial inclusion—expanding access to sustainable financial products and services for low- and moderate-income households in the United States and developing world.Sl

FinTech: Welcome and Reconvene (Day 2)

Jan 26, 2018 0:06:45

Martin A. Philbert, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Toxicology, University of Michigan. Learn more about the FinTech conference here.

FinTech Panel 2: Market Innovations (Day 1)

Jan 26, 2018 1:21:18

This panel analyzes market innovations in high-frequency trading, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Panelists will explore market efficiency, fairness, investor protection, and systemic issues.

CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Banking on a Revolution

Mar 11, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Terri Friedline's book, Banking on a Revolution, makes a compelling case for a revolutionized financial system that centers the needs, experiences, and perspectives of those it has historically excluded, marginalized, and exploited.

Fintech in the African context

Feb 15, 2021, 9:30-10:45 am EST
Adrienne Harris will moderate a discussion regarding the impressive growth of the fintech industry across the African continent and the benefits as well as challenges for economies, governance, and society. Participants will include thought leaders from industry, government, and higher education.

FinTech Career Lunch Talk

Dec 4, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
218 Hutchins Hall
Interested in a career in Finance or Technology? Learn More From Professor Adrienne Harris!Adrienne A. Harris is a Professor of the Practice at the University of Michigan, as well as a Gates Foundation Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Finance, Law and Policy at the University. Adrienne also advises fintech companies, incumbent financial institutions, and large venture capital firms. Most recently, Adrienne was the Chief Business Officer and General Counsel a San Francisco-based, insur-tech start-up for which she is now an Advisor.Adrienne was a Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council in the Obama White House. She spearheaded the development of the Administration’s fintech strategy, chairing both the Interagency Fintech Working Group and the Administration’s Distributed Ledger Technology Task Force. She came to the White House from the U.S. Department of Treasury where she served as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary.Prior to coming to Washington, D.C., Adrienne was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, where her practice included representing financial institutions in complex regulatory proceedings and M&A transactions. Adrienne earned her M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business with specializations in Economics and Management, her J.D. from Columbia University Law School, and her B.A. from Georgetown University. 

Funding Available for Fintech - Deadline Nov. 20

Nov 20, 2019, 9:00 am-5:00 pm EST
Suite 241; 400 North Ingalls
The University of Michigan FinTech Collaboratory, of which the Center on Finance, Law & Policy is part, is collaborating with MCubed to announce new funding opportunities for University of Michigan faculty who are undertaking research, course development, or other educational programming focused on financial technology.