Financial Technology and Innovation

Financial technology (Fintech) is rapidly changing the financial services industries. The module illustrates the effect of Fintech on lending activities (P2P lending, crowdfunding) and credit evaluation tools (big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence tools), investment activities (trading and robo-advising), payments (crypto currencies and new payment tools), insurance (InsureTech). In final, the module analyses the topic of ethics and regulation of Fintech.