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Wharton FinTech

Welcome Lunch & LearnSeptember 17 2015

Our Mission

We are a different kind of student-run club, committed to education, career development and idea generation by connecting innovative, disruptive and established FinTech enterprises with students and industry professionals.

Education and awarenessRecruitment for summer & full-time positionsThought leadership

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Highlights

FinTech was the industry with the most startup job offers at Wharton (25% of all startup offers)WFT members received offers at CommonBond, Earnest, Google, NerdWallet, MasterCard, Apple Pay, Square, Wealthfront, Venmo and many others!Regular, weekly speaker series with industry executives from top FinTech companiesCareer treks to NYC and SF every semesterAccess to publish your ideas on the WFT blog, which receives 5K+ uniques a month

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Upcoming Educational Events

Thursday 9/24 - Lunch & Learn with C2FO, market technology platform for working capitalWednesday 9/30 Lunch & Learn with data science team at Wealthfront, a robo-advisor and asset management tech companyThursday 10/1 Lunch & Learn with CEO of Hedgeable, digital asset management technologyWednesday 10/6 Lunch & Learn with PayPal & the Milken Institute, an economic think tankThursday 10/15 Lunch & Learn with CEO & CFO of OnDeck Capital, one of the largest alternative lenders and the first big FinTech IPO And more through October, November and December!

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What is FinTech?

If youve ever used Uber or Venmo, youve used FinTech!

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What is FinTech?Broadly: An economic industry composed of companies that use technology to make financial systems, transactions and decisions more efficient and effective

FinanceTechnologyFinTech

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What is FinTech?Key stats and highlights:Global investment in FinTech companies was nearly $10B in 2014 and acceleratingBeen around for a while PayPal was one of the first mainstream FinTech companiesBut, still an emerging industry were just starting to see the first waves of IPOs from established FinTech companiesActivity is centered largely in the US (SF/Bay Area and some NYC), with fast followership in the UK, Israel, Latin America and SE Asia

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What is FinTech?

FinTech World

Personal Finance

Payments

Bitcoin & Blockchain Currency

Currency Remittance & FX

Lending

Crowdfunding

Robo-investing & Asset Management Tech

Consumer Banking & Saving

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Want to Learn More?

Visit whartonfintech.org blog posts covering key players and subsectors in FinTech

Come to future Lunch & Learns!

Meet and network with classmates in FinTech

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2Y PanelDaniel McAuley WealthfrontKeith Friend CommonBondMegan Terraforte EarnestSasha Dobrolioubov NerdWallet

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Wrap-upNot a member?Sign up for WFT on Campus Groups today dues are just $20!Interested in 1Y Leadership positions?

Well send out position descriptions and application details on TuesdayNYC Kick-Off Event and FinTech Trek November 6th

RoleContactEmailDirector of CommunicationsCameroncpeake@Director of Community EngagementCameroncpeake@Director of ContentSasha and Jamesadobro@ and jchaukos@Director of Events and EngagementsSashaadobro@Director of TechnologyBrendanbmcmanus@Director of FinanceCarissa feria@Director of TreksRichardbhamb@Director of External AffairsRichardbhamb@Director of PartnershipsDaniel and Stevedmcauley@ and weins@Director of Special ProjectsDaniel and Stevedmauley@ and weins@

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Questions

@whartonfintech

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