Stories Archive

Stories archive

Below you can view our archive of fintech-related stories, press coverage, and multimedia.

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Fintech at Cornell hosts symposium advancing research in financial economics

June 1, 2022

The meeting brought together 80 academic participants from across the globe to help advance theoretical research in financial economics.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Bitcoin drops below $43,000 on El Salvador’s first day using it

September 7, 2021

Fintech expert Professor Will Cong comments on Bitcoin's value drop, an event that happened on El Salvador's first day of using the cryptocurrency as legal tender.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The Brutal Truth About Bitcoin

June 14, 2021

Professor Eswar Prasad authors a New York Times op-ed on the consequences of bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Five myths about cryptocurrency

May 20, 2021

In his Washington Post op-ed, Professor Eswar Prasad says the ingenious technological innovations underpinning cryptocurrencies will transform the nature of money and finance.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Research: Regulation is vital for future of cryptocurrency industry

April 27, 2021

Regulation and regulatory policy play a critical role in the health and longevity of cryptocurrency markets.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Crypto Exchanges Usher in Era of Round-the-Clock Stock Trading

April 13, 2021

“It seems to me that this is a competition among new and old exchanges,” Professor Will Cong tells Bloomberg Wealth.

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He just spent $69 million on a digital piece of art. It’s not his first Beeple.

March 18, 2021

“Think about how traditional art pieces are hard to trade," Professor Will Cong tells the Washington Post. “That is solved after the ownership can be easily divided and traded.”

Dyson BusinessFeed

Democrats Question Game-Like Trading Apps at House Hearing

March 17, 2021

"These online brokers use prompts, push notifications and other nudges for the purpose of eliciting a specific behavior: increased trading by the investor," Professor Vicki Bogan said at the House Financial Services Committee Meeting on GameStop.

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Market Manipulation Chatter Rises as Digital Art Scene Explodes

March 13, 2021

“Fraud detection is hard,” Professor William Cong tells Bloomberg. “Even if they are all non-fungible, they’re still anonymous and it would be hard to track down market manipulators.”

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MBAs launch high-growth startups in deep tech through radical collaboration

March 3, 2021

Big Red Tech Strategy partners MBAs with Cornell Engineering Commercialization Fellows to launch businesses based on their technological innovations.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Fintech Trends: The Year Ahead

February 10, 2021

Scholars at the SC Johnson College of Business were joined by industry experts in a discussion that highlights current and upcoming fintech trends.

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How two curious and technologically savvy SHA students forged Cornell Blockchain

September 24, 2020

SHA’s entrepreneurial bent and a fascination with Bitcoin led a pair of Hotelies to found a university-wide blockchain club for undergraduates.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson included in top fintech rankings

August 5, 2020

Johnson MBA programs recently received top recognition for strengths in finance, fintech, and tech-sector business.

Johnson BusinessFeed

A digital dive into Fintech

May 29, 2020

Will Cong, Rudd Family Professor of Management, discusses the future of financial technology in this podcast.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi discuss emerging markets and cryptocurrency

February 13, 2020

Present Value interviews Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi, Cornell economics professors with expertise in emerging markets and finance.


Cybersecurity: Crimes and consequences

October 9, 2019

As hacking threats grow in sophistication, here’s a look at what companies are doing to protect themselves and their clients.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Park Perspectives: A quarter at the Cornell Tech campus

May 24, 2019

Matt Ford details his experience in the fintech intensive at the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Saule Omarova discusses financial sector oversight and fintech

May 20, 2019

Present Value podcast talks with Cornell Law School's Saule Omarova about financial oversight, Dodd-Frank, and implications of an emerging fintech sector.

Johnson BusinessFeed

MBAs in the Fintech Intensive hear insights from Betterment’s SVP

April 5, 2019

Betterment’s Ben Alden is one of the many market-changing leaders to visit Cornell Tech and discuss their industry’s technological shifts.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Present Value: Drew Pascarella discusses industry-leading Fintech Intensive

December 3, 2018

Present Value, a student-run podcast, sits down with Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance, to discuss Johnson’s new Fintech Intensive.


The transformative power of blockchain

August 29, 2018

Cryptocurrencies aside, blockchain technology is set to transform a host of industries beyond finance.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Building skillsets with the Fintech Intensive

May 2, 2018

Arshi Ahmed, One-Year MBA ’18 talks about her exploration into the fintech world–a journey she says is a perfect addition to her existing skillsets.

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Cornell alumnus makes immediate impact with gift to benefit NYC intensives

April 16, 2018

Richard G. Schneider ’70 supports Johnson’s newest curriculum initiative, the New York City intensives at Cornell Tech, with a substantial gift.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Fintech is disrupting the disruptors, and we’re ready for it

March 23, 2018

The disruptors are being disrupted and new types of partnerships between traditional players and new-age fintechs are being created.

Johnson BusinessFeed

MBA Q&A: Why the future is fintech

March 19, 2018

Fintech. To some, it’s a term that sounds unfamiliar. To the MBA students within Cornell Tech’s classrooms, however, it’s widely considered to be the future of the finance industry.