CFRM Connects with Seattle’s Fintech Community

The University of Washington student newspaper, The Daily, recently wrote about the Computational Finance and Risk Management program and our connections in the growing fintech industry.

From the article, written by UW student Xuan You Lim:

At the UW, the Computational Finance & Risk Management (CFRM) program director, professor Tim Leung, has the ambition to be the connector between fintech industry and educational institutions in Seattle. With close proximity to local fintech startups, Leung jumped on the opportunity to collaborate with them.

In a new course developed by Leung, CFRM 525 or “FinTech, Blockchains, and Cryptocurrencies,” guest speakers from the fintech industry are invited to the class to talk to students about the impact of technology in the financial industry. In the past, speakers from local fintech companies such as Kavout, QuantConnect, and Noonum were featured.

Read the full article here.

CFRM Program Director Tim Leung with Bond Intelligence Inc. founder and CEO Ajit Dubey. Bond Intelligence and CFRM have a collaborative project through the course CFRM 525 FinTech, Blockchains, and Cryptocurrencies in Winter 2019.