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MIT Sloan FinTech Conference to explore gender diversity, cybersecurity, blockchain regulations and more
FinTech Startup Showcase to present prototypes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What are the latest products in FinTech lending, payments and investments? With FinTech's enormous growth, when and how will regulators step in? What does Wall Street's heavy entrance into FinTech mean for its future? How will FinTech increase the layers of financial inclusion?

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To answer these questions, the MIT FinTech Club is hosting the 2nd Annual MIT FinTech Conference on April 16, 2016 at the MIT Media Lab. The goal of this year's conference is to bring together emerging and established entrepreneurs, current industry leaders, and policymakers to discuss innovation and disruption over the next decade.

Slated speakers among others are:

  • Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder and CEO, Circle
  • Sarah Biller, Chief Operating Officer for Innovation at State Street and Co-founder & President, Capital Market Exchange
  • Will Graylin, Founder, CEO of Looppay (acquired by Samsung Pay), Global Co-General Manager, Samsung Pay
  • Adrienne Harris, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, White House National Economic Council
  • Patricio Hernandez Diaz-Lugo, Group Head, Global Processing, MasterCard Latin America and Caribbean
  • Sean Neville, Co-founder and President of Product and Operations, Circle
  • Rodrigo Nino, CEO and founder, Prodigy Network
  • Peter Sands, Former Group CEO, Standard Chartered Bank
  • John Sun, Co-founder and Chief Credit Officer, Avant
  • Jon Xu, Co-founder, FutureAdvisor

Five panels will focus on these timely topics:

  • Women in Fintech
  • Regulations in Blockchain
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Expanding Access to Financial Products in Investments
  • Cybersecurity

The conference will feature a startup showcase of ten FinTech startups at pre-seed funding stage presenting their prototypes.

For more information and to register for the MIT FinTech Conference, please visit:

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About the MIT FinTech Club
The aim of the MIT FinTech Club is to make MIT and the broader Boston entrepreneurial ecosystem a hub for financial disruption and innovation by building a strong community of students, entrepreneurs and investors from every part of the Boston community. The club consists of MIT students from different backgrounds and academic disciplines who have come together to explore, discuss, and collaborate on financial technology and innovation. To learn more about the MIT FinTech Club, visit:

About the MIT Sloan School of Management
The MIT Sloan School of Management is where smart, independent leaders come together to solve problems, create new organizations, and improve the world. Learn more at

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