5 Courses

The Future of Payment Technology

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: University of Michigan

Started: 07/04/2020

Finished: 09/04/2020

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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Explained

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: University of Michigan

Started: 19/04/2020

Finished: 25/04/2020

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Raising Capital: Credit Tech, Coin Offerings, and Crowdfunding

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: University of Michigan

Started: 12/05/2020

Finished: 12/05/2020

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Learning Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Platform: LinkedIn

Institution: LinkedIn Learning

Started: 22/03/2018

Finished: 22/03/2018

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Innovations in Investment Technology: Artificial Intelligence

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: University of Michigan

Started: 09/06/2020

Finished: 25/07/2020

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The word “fintech” is simply a combination of the words “financial” and “technology”. It describes the use of technology to deliver financial services and products to consumers. This could be in the areas of banking, insurance, investing – anything that relates to finance.

What is “fintech” and how is it changing financial products?, centralbank.ie.com

Blockchain is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system… and it’s the future, especially where financial transactions are concerned.  

Blockchain and the various cryptocurrencies are only one innovation that promises to revolutionize the financial sector. Artificial intelligence is another technology that will hugely disrupt global financial markets.

As always, I included this module so I could get ahead of the game and complement my overall futures thinking ability.