Cryptocurrency can best be summed up as “Everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about computers.” (Source: HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) As we continue to educate ourselves and keep an eye on the developing industry that is cryptocurrency, we would like to invite you to an upcoming webcast hosted by Dimensional Fund Advisors: Fintech Trends with Marco Di Maggio on Tuesday, October 12th at 8:30 a.m. PST. (Please click here to register.) Marco Di Maggio, Harvard economist and renowned fintech and cryptocurrency expert, offers deeper insights into how advances in blockchain technology and digital currency may impact the financial services industry, business, and society.
· Featured Topics:
o An overview of blockchain technology and applications that drive cryptocurrency
o The role of stable coin in digital currency
o How cryptocurrency may impact daily life and commerce
o The role of the central bank in the crypto future
Professor Di Maggio is a faculty member in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Before joining Harvard, he was a faculty member in the finance and economics division of Columbia Business School.
We hope you walk away from this webinar slightly more knowledgeable, and our office welcomes any questions regarding this topic after the webinar. Enjoy!